Episode 06 - Homework

May 19, 2017

The UKEdPodcast from UKEdChat this week explores homework, featuring a few audio highlights from our webinar with ShowMyHomework. You can see the full video on our YouTube channel via https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCukd-cz9pAnKWmpFNH6R0QA

Also, Richard Rogers shares his homework tips and strategies.

We talk to Evan Lewis from Hope Education as he celebrates Share A Pencil Day - See more information about this at https://ukedchat.com/2017/05/17/25000-uk-pupils-share-pencil/

And Martin Burrett (@ICTMagic) explains to teachers that they should go off ill, when they're not feeling well.


Episode 05 - Creativity

May 13, 2017

Creativity is the focus of this UKEdPodcast from the UKEdChat team. We speak to author and educationalist Sue Cowley about her definitions of creativity and her new book, "The Artful Educator" which encourages teachers to embrace their inner creativity. Also, teacher and author Richard JA Rogers explains why creativity within education is so important.


Shownotes at the UKEdChat.com website


UKEdPodcast Episode 04 - Negative psychological pressure and differentiation

May 5, 2017

In this episode we explore some research published by Dr Stephen Earl from the University of Kent in England that is expected to help teachers identify specific reasons for different types of pupil withdrawal in the classroom.

Read more about the research at https://ukedchat.com/2017/04/26/teenagers-disruptive-psychological/

Also, Richard Rogers shares some great classroom activities and ideas about differentiation –

The accompanying blog post is at https://ukedchat.com/2017/04/25/differentiation-magic-tool/

Get in touch with us via podcast@ukedchat.com and follow us on Twitter @UKEdPodcast, or Direct Message us via the @UKEdChat accounts on Twitter or Facebook.


UKEd Podcast - Episode 03 - Outdoor Learning

April 28, 2017

This episode is supported by the team behind Outdoor Learning Day, UK.

In this episode of the UKEd_Podcast we explore the opportunities for teaching and learning outside. We visit the RSPB's Ribble Estuary Discovery Centre - Lancashire, UK - where we speak to Claire Crictchley as she explains exploring the mud flats nearby along with meeting some unique mini-beasts. We also speak to Kathryn Phillips from The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire Manchester and North Merseyside's Brockholes site just outside the city of Preston as she explains the Forest School opportunities available there.
Our guest for the show is the respected outdoor learning consultant Juliet Robertson from CreativeStar in Scotland. Juliet shares great ideas and activities to take the learning outside, no matter what school grounds and facilities you have.
Richard J Rodgers and his Ukranian teaching colleague Alex share how important learning outdoors is, especially when students live in a world that barely goes beyond their own four walls.
Full episode details and timings can be found on ukedchat.com


UKEd Podcast Episode 002 - The lives of teenagers

April 22, 2017

In this episode, we explore some of the highlights from a report published by the OECD exploring the lives of teenagers, their well-being, and dependency on internet use, highlighting issues that teachers and schools can use to support teenagers in reducing anxiety and pressure they place on themselves.


UKEd Podcast from UKEdChat - Episode 001

April 13, 2017

Episode 1 of the UKEd Podcast from the UKEdChat team, with more of a focus on supporting pupils prepare for exams. We speak to curriculum specialists at Oxford University Press, along with hearing how a school in the South West of England use podcast to support revision .


ICT Magic Christmas 2015 message

December 18, 2015

Episode 01 - December 2015

UKEdChat's very own ICT Magic shares his ideas, tips and comedy for teachers to make the most of their Christmas break.