16 episodes

Virtually Teachers is a show which brings 5 teachers from different contexts together in a roundtable format to discuss big educational questions.

Virtually Teachers David Hibbert, Rachel Lewin, Chloe Bateman, Simon Davies, Jacob Keet

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Virtually Teachers is a show which brings 5 teachers from different contexts together in a roundtable format to discuss big educational questions.

    Virtually Teachers episode 16: a conversation with Mike Hill

    Virtually Teachers episode 16: a conversation with Mike Hill

    0.00-0.41: Introduction 

    0.41-24.26: introducing Mike and an exploration of his ideas on world building 

    24.26-43.44 : a discussion about the 'knowledge turn' 

    43.44-52.49: the tension between construction and deconstruction across a curriculum 

    52.49-end: recommendations

    Mike: People From My Neighbourhood by Hiromi Kawakami

    Simon: get in the garden and the new book by Lionel Shriver

    David: The Story of India by Michael Wood

    You can find more of Mike's work here:
    https://www.history.org.uk/publications/resource/9922/curating-the-imagined-past-world-building-in-the
    https://intheoldendays.home.blog/2020/04/28/world-building-what-can-history-teachers-learn-from-imaginary-realms/ 

    • 55 min
    Episode 15: Are GCSEs fit for purpose?

    Episode 15: Are GCSEs fit for purpose?

    0.00-1.16: introduction1.16-22.23: What does assessment mean to us?22.23-53.50: Are GCSEs fit for purpose?53.50-end:...

    • 58 min
    Virtually Teachers episode 14: Remote learning

    Virtually Teachers episode 14: Remote learning

    0.00-1.02: Introduction to the episode1.02-17.48: How have we helped our students to feel more connected in an online context? 17.48-31.24: What approaches have we found to be most succesful in overcoming the challenges of remote teaching?This section...

    • 53 min
    Virtually Teachers episode 13: Festive reflections

    Virtually Teachers episode 13: Festive reflections

    0.00-01.07: Introduction to the episode

    01.07-5.53 : Jacob's reflection

    5.53-10.53: Simon's reflection

    10.53-18.13: Rachel's reflection

    18.13-21.09: David's reflection

    Festive recommendations

    Rachel: John Patrick Elliott 
    https://johnpatrickelliott.bandcamp.com/album/december-songs?fbclid=IwAR2OHomNsnBpTZV3l0o_5Mv8pfh9Sq4c3xNVGeMtpsAcjQaCCFYiiIxOizs

    Simon: A Promised Land by Barack Obama 

    Jacob: Any Human Heart by William Boyd

    David: Like Stories of Old on Youtube

    It's a Wonderful Life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZ7n4bOLNwc&ab_channel=LikeStoriesofOld

    Who we are when everything goes wrong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vT_sKGbP1yY&ab_channel=LikeStoriesofOld


    Jacob's Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/keet1579

    • 25 min
    Virtually Teachers episode 12: Reflections on the term

    Virtually Teachers episode 12: Reflections on the term

    0.00-0.45: Introduction0.45-25.39: Reflections and changes in our curricula/practice25.39-35.48: Practical tips for teachers 35.48-end: RecommendationsJacob: Fires of Fath by Eamon Duffy Chloe: Office Lens (app)Rachel: My Octopus Teacher David: Queen's...

    • 41 min
    Virtually Teachers episode 11: Behaviour

    Virtually Teachers episode 11: Behaviour

    0.00-1.03: Introduction1.03-30.21: What are the keys to great behaviour at a school level?30.21-43.23 : Tips for managing behaviour in the classroom43.23-50.54 : How have we adjusted our practice to meet the current moment?50.45-end: Weekly...

    • 53 min

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