The Staffroom is an education podcast which takes a look into the world of pedagogy. We meet expert educators far and wide to chat about teaching and learning and share outstanding practice.
WomenEd with Vivienne Porritt
In this final episode of Series 2, we were privileged to speak to the inspirational Vivienne Porritt (@ViviennePorritt). Vivienne is a former headteacher and the national leader of WomenEd (@WomenEd) which campaigns for equitable balance in terms of gender and ethnicity at leadership level in education. Vivienne spoke to us about the purpose of WomenEd and its global impact.
Autism Pedagogy with Craig Smith
In this week’s episode of The Staffroom, we speak to author, Apple Distinguished Educator and international speaker, Craig Smith (@wrenasmir). Craig speaks to us about creative educational best practices for young people with autism. He shares his experience of working with students with special educational needs and explains his views on technology to support the social and emotional needs of these students.
Digital Creativity with Adam Torrens
This week we were privileged to chat about creativity in the tech-classroom with Australian teacher Adam Torrens (@AdamTorrens84). Adam is an award-winning teacher, digital learning leader and Apple Distinguished Educator who teaches at Stamford American International School in Singapore. Adam speaks to us about Apple's 'Everyone Can Create' curriculum and his views on digital integration.
Closing the Vocabulary Gap with Alex Quigley
In this special episode of ‘The Staffroom’, we speak to UK based former English teacher, author and director of research, Alex Quigley (@HuntingEnglish). Alex speaks to us about his recent book, ‘Closing the Vocabulary Gap’ and gives us insightful research based expert knowledge on the importance of vocabulary in education. Check it out!
The Power of Podcasting with Kelly Croy
In this awesome episode, we were honoured to have spoken with the one-and-only Kelly Croy (@kellycroy). Kelly is an author, speaker, Apple Distinguished Educator and is the voice of the popular, ‘The Wired Educator Podcast’ (@WiredEducator). In our conversation with Kelly we spoke about podcasting as a medium in education for both teachers and students.
Augmented & Virtual Reality with Paul Hamilton
In this episode of The Staffroom, we were lucky to speak to talented Apple Distinguished Educator, edtech pioneer and author, Paul Hamilton (@PaulHamilton8) about Augmented, Virtual Reality in education. Paul also spoke to us about his popular coding picture book, ‘If I Were A Wizard’ and his app, Wizard AR and the way they enhance learning in his primary school classroom.