April 22, 2018
Hosted by @digicoled - in this edition of the @UKEdPodcast, we speak to Chris Skinner from National Online Safety about the rise in popularity of Fortnite Battle Royale, especially as it appears to be being played by young people. Chris, and his team, have produced an information campaign to make parents and teachers aware of some of the features of online video games. See the shownotes on the UKEdChat website to view and download via ukedchat.com/2018/04/22/pod-online-video-games/
You can view the trailer for Fortnite at www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gUtfBmw86Y
The UKEd Podcast was produced and presented by Colin at @Digicoled productions for UKEdChat. The introduction music was made by Diva Production Music, and the Fortnite music was created for the launch trailer by Joywave Destruction. Many thanks to Tim from Breve Music Productions for the incidental music sections.
April 13, 2018
Exclusive UKEdPodcast interview with Sean Harford from Ofsted
April 9, 2018
Recorded at BETT2018 in London, in this episode we speak to Joachim Horn from SAM Labs, as well as Rohan Mahimker from Prodigy Game about what it takes to build and sustain a successful EdTech company.
You can find out more about Prodigy Game at www.prodigygame.com
You can find out more about SAM Labs at https://uk.samlabs.com/
Also, a shout out to one of our Patrons Neil Howie (who is @nahowie on Twitter) and is Deputy Principal at British International School, Belgrade. Thank you for your support Neil. You can support the work done by UKEdChat, including the UKEd Podcast by exploring www.patreon.com/ukedchat
January 27, 2018
Recorded at the BETT2018 exhibition in London during January 2018, this episode focuses on teachers who have explored ideas and venture opportunities and become entrepreneurs.
We speak to Naimish Gohil from Team Satchel, of which many will know as Show My Homework, and he maps out his journey from teacher to entrepreneurship, as well as offering advice to teachers who are thinking of making the leap.
We also speak to Graham Wilson and Will Voelckler from the very popular app that's gaining a lot of momentum in schools called Vocal Recall, which uses QR codes to allow teachers to give useful and impactful feedback to students.
Finally, we speak to Dennis and Margi from TacklingTables, which generated a lot of interest from teachers, looking to help and inspire their pupils in learning their times tables.
This is the first of two episodes featuring BETT2018
November 27, 2017
In the latest episode, the UKEdChat podcast explores behaviour in schools, with tips shared from Anne Goldsmith (released during the UKEdChat 2017 Conference), and thoughtful considerations made by Sean Warren whilst undertaking his research project.
November 10, 2017
Hosted by @digicoled, this episode we release the audio of one of the presentations from the UKEdChat Online Conference. James Starbucks shares his thoughts, philosophies and passion for play-based learning, especially for young children developing their lives. You can see James' full video presentation, and others, from the conference replay page at ukedchat.com/conference/2017-conference-replays/ which also explains how you can access by becoming a Patron of UKEdChat.
October 13, 2017
This episode focuses on Teaching Creative Thinking, and we catch up with Professor Bill Lucas who is advocating that schools should be teaching pupils how to think creatively so that they can lead meaningful and fulfilling lives. Also, we showcase some of the speakers talking at the UKEd Conference at the end of October 2017. The full shownotes to this episode, including links, are on the ukedchat website at https://ukedchat.com/2017/10/13/podcast-13-creative-thinking/
July 17, 2017
Episode hosted by @Digicoled
In this episode, we speak to Eleanor Dickey, F.B.A. Professor of Classics, University of Reading and Philomen Probert from the University of Oxford about an Ancient Classroom project they've been undertaking with local children, engaging them with mathematics and other subjects through strategies used in Ancient times, with positive results. You can read more about the Ancient Classroom project, and access resources by visiting https://readingancientschoolroom.com/resources-for-teachers/
We also catch up with Leon Brown, who is a private tutor in Merseyside, England, on using EdTech to help with planning, marking and saving time. Links to the work he has been undertaking are at http://w.nextpoint.co.uk/demo/.
Finally, our UKEdChat Magazine editor Martin Burrett talks about a new initiative and guidance from the European Union that should stop employers snooping through employees Social Media, and also offers some sound advice to teachers and school leaders alike.
Finally, we remind listeners about the UKEdChat Conference coming up in October 2017. Early Bird tickets availability ends soon, and you can order tickets directly via https://ukedchat.com/2017onlineconference/.
June 23, 2017
Hosted by @digicoled in Barcelona, and with the summer holidays fast approaching for teachers in the northern hemisphere, we want to know where your favourite holiday destination is. Please click your choice in the survey below.
In this episode, we listen in on the first EdTech live webinar hosted by @ICTMagic, showcasing some latest ideas and resources that can be used in the classroom, in particular how one teacher has created a YouTube channel to support Science teaching and learning for her students.
Also, we hear from Richard Rogers and his Chinese teaching colleague Lilly - Ms. Zhang Huiting (张慧婷) about what they consider to be online professionalism, following on from the UKEdChat focus this week (click here to see the archive and summary from the chat session) Richard's book was reviewed by UKEdChat, and that can be viewed by clicking here.
We also announced that Ros Wilson, from Big Writing fame, is booked to speak at our UKEd Conference in October. It's easy for everyone to attend, as the conference is online. Early Bird tickets are now available, and you can get more information by clicking here.