Teachers Talking Teaching
About This Show
John Catterson (@jfcatto) and Pete Whiting (@mr_van_w) are two Australian Flipped Educators. Together they talk education, pedagogy and current practice.
Find more of Pete and John:
Website - www.catfisheducation.com
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MrCattersonScience
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/PWhiting.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
TTT Episode 66: Learning Styles, Drugs, Money and Doctors
A milestone episode: One tenth the number of The Beast \m/ John (@jfcatto) examines the alluring yet non-demonstrable concept f VARK Learning Styles. A beautiful and empowering theory that doesn't seem to hold water. The boys spruik Mini Gear as a scaffolded STEM PBL project. Pete (@mr_van_w) addresses some issues that have had him thinking recently. Including; talking to students about drug amidst changing legalities and modes of testing, teachers struggling to self-fund resources for their classroom, and when to schedule routine doctor appointments. John: The Myth of 'Learning Styles' - Olga Khazan @olgakhazan https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-myth-of-learning-styles/557687/ Mini Gear https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNZMEiM-ZMYmEk2CG3mr1_Q Pete: Talking about drugs https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/legal-experts-call-for-changes-to-nsw-roadside-drug-testing-advice/news-story/8c81656a6a287eb95380f1816838781f https://www.donorschoose.org/project/hybrid-learning-tools-for-digital-native/3327814/ (@MrsLoeschen) https://www.gofundme.com/new-teacher-supply-drive (@MsJachymiak)Read more »
Rated 5 out of
Great discussions about teaching
Excellent discussion by two connected educators about what they're reading/learning about. A fine addition to anyone's PLN. Entertaining as well.
Date published: 2016-12-05