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UKEdPodcast - Episode 34 - Introducing the MTS

UKEdPodcast - Episode 34 - Introducing the MTS

June 21, 2019

In the first of a series of five special episodes aimed at educators, Colin Hill introduces the Metacognition Teaching Strategy (MTS) - supporting educators and students to use metacognitive strategies in four simple steps. You can read more about the MTS at https://uked.wiki/doku.php?id=metacognition-teaching-strategy - In the episode, listeners are invited to be part of the BETA program within the development of the MTS programme. If you are a teacher or researcher and would like to be involved in the development and testing of the programme, please e-mail podcast@ukedchat.com.

If you are interested in INSET (professional development) training about metacognition in your school, please see https://uked.academy/events/meta-schools/

UKEdPodcast - Episode 33 - Metacognitive Teaching Strategy

UKEdPodcast - Episode 33 - Metacognitive Teaching Strategy

June 7, 2019

Just a mini episode saying hello, and that we've not forgotten or neglected the UKEdPodcast. In fact, we're busy working on projects to make the podcast more meaningful for the professional development of teachers. 

In this episode, Colin Hill shares plans to showcase the Metacognitive Teaching Strategy - supporting educators to use metacognitive strategies in four simple steps.

Keep tuned for the new episodes coming over the next few weeks, and we'd love for you to get involved. More information soon.

Want to know more about the Metacognition INSET we offer? Read details, and share with your school leaders, at https://uked.academy/events/meta-schools/

The @UKEdPodcast - 32 - Emotional Intelligence and Compassion

The @UKEdPodcast - 32 - Emotional Intelligence and Compassion

April 15, 2019

Hosted by Colin Hill (@digicoled), in this episode we speak to Paulina Olsson whose work has seen her explore the importance of developing emotional intelligence in young people, establishing an app called Peppy Pals that help young people articulate their emotions.

Also, we caught up with Andy Sammons, author of The Compassionate Teacher (read our review here) who argues that society has forgotten how to show compassion, and the role schools and teachers can have in helping resolve many issues dividing us.

To learn more about our webinar series, mentioned in the episode, please explore the upcoming sessions at https://ukedchat.com/webinar/ including a series on developing EdTech, and a series helping teachers implement metacognitive strategies in their classroom practice.

Episode 31 - EdTech - Data, privacy and behaviours

Episode 31 - EdTech - Data, privacy and behaviours

February 5, 2019

Hosted by Colin Hill (@digicoled), we speak to Jamie Manolov about his research into how ClassDojo is used in classrooms globally, with potential implications to data, privacy and behaviours encouraged.

Shownotes placed on the ukedchat.com website

Episode 30 - Engaging Parents

Episode 30 - Engaging Parents

December 28, 2018

Hosted by Colin Hill (@digicoled), in this episode we caught up with Dr Kathy Weston who has recently published a book based on engaging parents aimed at primary schools. However, we went further and focused on ideas and strategies that can be used by secondary schools as the drop off in engaging with parents is more dominant as students get older.

 

Explore her book, co-authored with Janet Goodall and published by Bloomsbury by visiting our review at https://ukedchat.com/2018/12/17/engaging-parents/

 

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Episode 29 - Wellbeing in the Classroom

Episode 29 - Wellbeing in the Classroom

November 15, 2018

Welcome to Episode 29 of the UKEd Podcast from the UKEd Magazine and UKEdChat.

We recently caught up with Year 4 teacher and "Healthy Body and Mind Leader" Adrian Bethune. Described as a 'happy hero' Adrian has recently authored a book about wellbeing in the primary classroom, where pupils are typically aged between 4 and 11 years old. You can see our review of his Bloomsbury book at https://ukedchat.com/2018/11/11/wellbeing-primary/

You can support the work undertaken by UKEdMagazine, UKEdChat and the UKEdPodcast by becoming a Patreon supporter. See information at https://patreon.com/ukedchat

 

 

The @UKEdPodcast – Episode 28 - Poetry & Writing for Young People featuring @MichaelamorganM & @JennyMcLachlan1

The @UKEdPodcast – Episode 28 - Poetry & Writing for Young People featuring @MichaelamorganM & @JennyMcLachlan1

October 3, 2018

Hosted by Colin Hill, we attended the launch of the Bloomsbury Young Readers series, speaking to authors Jenny McLachlan and Michaela Morgan. You can see more about the new series by clicking here

UKEdPodcast - Episode 27 - Helping children to feel brave

UKEdPodcast - Episode 27 - Helping children to feel brave

September 23, 2018

In this episode, Colin (@digicoled) speak to Avril McDonald who shares her story about the Feel Brave books which help young children to learn and to understand some of their feelings. You can learn more about her Crown House books via https://www.crownhouse.co.uk/authors/avril-mcdonald

 

 

Educating Moscow

Educating Moscow

September 11, 2018

Recorded at the City of Moscow Education forum, our host Col @digicoled speaks to teachers and students who live and work in the Russian capital city exploring the opportunities and challenges within the local education system.

For full shownotes, please see ukedchat.com

Episode 25 - Three Classroom Strategies that work

Episode 25 - Three Classroom Strategies that work

July 18, 2018

Hosted by @digicoled, this final show for the 2017/2018 academic year concludes with John Stanier (from the Dartmoor Dispatch podcast) sharing three classroom strategies that work, providing the most impact for teaching and learning in schools. 

Want to know more about Hattie's visible learning? See the book via https://amzn.to/2uvMZo5

Want to get involved with contributing to the UKEdChat communities, please see https://ukedchat.com/writing/