Leading Change: The Technology in Schools Podcast
By Kate Arnott
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A dynamic behind the scenes look at how school leaders across the Asia Pacific region deal with the rapidly developing technological age. Those leading the change take you on a passionate, inspirational and honest journey through the planning, implementation and evaluation of classroom technology. It's a chance to celebrate these forward thinking, hard working leaders and ensure their stories are preserved forever.
||CleanEpisode 14: Measuring the Impact of Coding||We meet two schools in the United States that are involved in some exciting research on coding. Join Dr Doreatha White - Principal of Berkley Campostella Early Childhood Centre in Norfolk, Virginia and Dr Michelle Schmitz - Principal of EPiC Elementary in Liberty, Missouri as they take you on a fascinating journey about how the coding curriculum is developed at their schools and how they are measuring the impact of it. We also hear from EPiC's Blended Learning Coach Susan Maynor & second grade teacher Christine Torres.||19 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Implementing the Digitech Curriculum||For the first time in a long, a new subject area has been added to the Australian curriculum. The Digital Technologies Curriculum will become compulsory in all Australian schools by 2020. So exactly was is it, how can teachers implement it and apply it to the context of their school? We get some expert advice from Head of Innovation at Oakleigh State School in Queensland, Nicola Flanagan and Director of Learning Technologies at Corpus Christi College in Western Australia, Daniel Budd. https://leadingchangepodcast.org/||12 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Supporting creativity||Some great ideas to support teachers to infuse creativity into their classrooms everyday. We bring you more from learning consultant Shaun Kirkwood & art teacher Brittany Morgan. Learn about 'Appy Hour' & 'Pub PD' as well how to develop creative communities. Then we head to Bertram Primary School in Perth, Western Australia which supports staff to teach creativity through a school-based iPad Coaching Program. Bertram's I-C-T coordinator Angela Laverty explains the program and shares the benefits of it. To discover more about Shaun, Brittany & Bertram Primary School visit https://leadingchangepodcast.org/news||6 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Unleashing creativity||Fostering creativity in students is one of the most important roles of an educator. But how do you embrace creativity in the classroom every day and give kids the skills to become the next generation of innovators, artist and creators? Learning consultant Shaun Kirkwood and art teacher Brittany Morgan share their ideas and we head to the United States for the first time to visit Terence C. Reilly School No. 7 in New Jersey, where principal Ted Panagopoulos explains how creativity is nurtured there. If you have a moment, we'd be really grateful if you could rate us on iTunes. For information on the guests in this episode please visit our website https://leadingchangepodcast.org/||24 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Preserving language||Sister Tess Ward is a remarkable nun, teacher and linguist who has dedicated her life to preserving indigenous languages. Armed with a wonderful sense of humour and passion for her work, join Sister Tess as she shares her journey 'From Jelly Pad to iPad'. To date, she's published more than 200 iBooks in indigenous languages and all up has spent more than 14 years teaching students in the remote community of Wadeye on the top of Australia's Northern Territory.||2 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial thanks||A big thanks to everyone who shared their fantastic and inspirational stories with us in 2017. Leading Change: The Technology in Schools podcast will be back in a few months with more episodes and a whole bunch of new leaders to meet, so make sure you stay subscribed. If you’ve got a moment, we’d be really grateful if you could leave a rating and review in iTunes. If you’ve got some great stories to tell about technology in schools, let us know by emailing email@example.com. You can find more information and news about the podcast on our website leadingchangepodcast.org. You can also follow us on Facebook & Instagram @leadingchangepodcast and on Twitter @leadchangepod.||20 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Flipped learning||Meet two digital learning experts from South Australia - Jeremy LeCornu and Aimee Shattock. Their passion is combining technology with collaborative, student-centered learning. It's often referred to as 'flipped learning', but as you'll find out it's so much more. Jeremy & Aimee share the benefits of transforming teaching and learning with video and explain how reversing the traditional classroom empowers students. Learn why video content is so important and get a great insight into how they structure, record and publish the content. Aimee Shattock is the Digital Learning Coordinator at Brighton Secondary School in Adelaide. She took over from Jeremy LeCornu, who is now Assistant Principal for Innovation in Teaching & Learning at Seaview High School, also in Adelaide. They are touring their 'Active Learning Conference' in Australia in 2018. To register and find out more go to http://mylearningsite.com.au/events/active-learning-conference/||10 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Accessibility for all||Making a classroom accessible for all students can often be seen a big challenge. But it doesn't have to be. Knowing how to use the tools you already have in the right way and appealing to students' special interests and passions are a great start. In this episode we're joined by two inspirational accessibility experts, who are dedicated to creating educational best practice for children and young people with special learning needs in the digital space. Deputy principal of Aspect Hunter School in New South Wales, Craig Smith specialises in teaching students who have a diagnosis of autism. Greg Alchin is an Inclusive Design Consultant who empowers people with a disability to achieve their goals. For news and information about this episode visit leadingchangepodcast.org||15 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: The DeLorean Project||The DeLorean Project||26 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Measuring success||Measuring success||31 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Inquiry time||Inquiry time||14 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Owning learning||We head to New Zealand to Te Akau ki Papamoa Primary School where principal Bruce Jepsen shares inspiring stories about how students use technology to own their learning. The Head of Jakarta Intercultural School Tim Carr is back to explain the school's five dreams and how he shaped the 1:1 digital device program there. And principal of Mt Ousley Public School Peter Holmes returns to talk about how the school uses the iPad and MacBook Pro to make learning exciting.||16 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Learning differently||Learning differently||30 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Empowering students||Empowering students||6 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Saved by technology||Saved by technology||6 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
These stories are inspirational and engaging. Keep them coming!
So much is possible
Love listening to what is possible in schools. Great quality podcast and inspiring stories.