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Exploring excellence in teaching, technology and leadership.

OutClassed Mike Reading and Blake Seufert

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Exploring excellence in teaching, technology and leadership.

    How to Handle Cyber Security with the New Generation Ep 33

    How to Handle Cyber Security with the New Generation Ep 33

    In this episode, Mike chats with Co-Founder of The Cyber Safety Project, Trent Ray, about how to protect youth online, how parents can help their children safely navigate the dangers of the cyber world, and the different types of cyberspaces children inhabit.

    • 56 min
    Learning from each other and overcoming assumptions with Hamish Curry | Ep 32

    Learning from each other and overcoming assumptions with Hamish Curry | Ep 32

    Listen as Mike interviews Hamish Curry, Educator, enabler, and collaborator, on everything from the Design Thinking Process and the place of post-its to overcoming tokenism to authentically develop new intercultural relationships. 

    00:00:20    Meet our guest - Hamish Curry
    00:08:12    Design thinking for good learning
    00:10:50    The mindset, the skillset, the toolset
    00:12:54    From concept to implementation
    00:17:11    Change is not wholesale
    00:20:12    Local environment and learning design
    00:26:39    Prejudice in education
    00:32:25    Taylor Mali - What Do Teachers Make
    00:33:40    The Great Resignation & learning from each other
    00:37:41    Cultural responsiveness - where to start?
    00:40:00    Otto Sharma - The four types of listening
    00:42:48    Tokenism and the development of new intercultural relationships
    00:50:01    Losing my mojo - Hamish's blog post
    00:56:02    The next step at Cool Australia
    01:00:10    The industrialised model of education

    • 1 hr 6 min
    How To Balance Your Mindset as a Teacher | Ep 31

    How To Balance Your Mindset as a Teacher | Ep 31

    In this episode, Mike chats to our guest Cameron Ross, Digital Learning ICT Coach and Teacher based at St. Peters College, Cranbourne in Australia.

    He shares his hands-on experiences as an educator, content creator and colleague. This episode is full of practical takeaways for leaders and teachers alike!

    0:15      Meet our guest - Cameron Ross
    4:52      Teachers are hoarders
    6:23      The mindset of being the fountain of knowledge
    7:42      The 1:9:90 Rule
    8:40      Failure is okay - what is the worst that can happen?
    9:42      Cam's role as an IT coach
    14:05   Trends in teaching - how do you keep up?
    15:45   The overwhelm of choice when it comes to tech in the classroom
    17:26   GROWTH coaching and collaborative teaching teams
    19:45   How to manage change fatigue in the new normal
    23:35   The place of online professional learning networks (PLN) for PLD
    31:00   Giving back via social media
    34:29   Cam's top 3 edtech tools for the classroom
    39:57   Tech tips for teacher empowerment

    • 43 min
    Presentation Tips to Increase Engagement & Connection Ep 30

    Presentation Tips to Increase Engagement & Connection Ep 30

    Mike is joined by UTB trainers, Nicole, Adrian and Paul to dissect the anatomy to discover what makes an engaging presentation. Whether you're presenting live or online, speaking with parents, students, or other teachers, you'll discover what works best and the tools, tips and mindset you need to help you connect with your audience more effectively and get the buy in you want.

    We discuss
    building connection and engagement with your audience the place of the traditional slide deckhow to leave people feeling supported and valued the digital tools that can elevate your training0:43        Meet the guests - Nicole, Adrian, and Paul
    5:46        The fear of death and the fear of speaking to people, Mike’s horror story
    7:51        What do you do when it all goes wrong?
    10:20     Adrian diffuses angry teachers
    11:49     Landing a message
    15:44     The one thing
    17:12     The "Head Fake"
    18:04     Preparing to present
    19:52     Build an authentic connection with your audience
    29:42     Recognise your audience's worth
    30:32     Country or Bulgarian folk music?
    32:32     Party poppers and rules of engagement
    33:37     Presentation vs Interaction
    40:30     The value is never in the content
    43:10     Instantaneous feedback
    46:33     Presentations are like sales calls
    49:00     Digital tools to foster collaboration and interaction in person OR remotely

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Hyper-Immersion, Student Engagement, And How to Determine If A Tool is Meaningful Ep 29

    Hyper-Immersion, Student Engagement, And How to Determine If A Tool is Meaningful Ep 29

    In our first episode of 2022, OutClassed returns with Mike and Blake in a catch up episode discuss a range of topics including
    # How to determine if a tool is meaningful - for example 3D printers
    # Can VR teach empathy
    # Hyper-Immersion and the benefits to learning
    # What are the latest trends in requests for professional development for staff

    For more episodes of the Outclassed Podcast go to utb.fyi/outclassed

    • 1 hr 2 min
    TPCK unpacked with Michael Phillips from Monash University Ep 28

    TPCK unpacked with Michael Phillips from Monash University Ep 28

    In today's episode, we sit down with Michael Phillips from Monash university to unpack the research and practical applications around the TPCK framework.

    We dig into a range of topics such as:
    What is the TPCK model and can it be used an an evaluation toolDecision making in the classroom and the 5 things that help teachers make better decisionsThe role that transparent and emerging technology applies to TPCK and the way to support not classify teachers Why PCK is just 1 form of knowledge out of 7 that teachers need and the implications on team teaching and collaboration
    About Mike: 
    Mike Phillips is the Associate Professor of Digital Transformation in the Faculty of Education, Monash University. His work focuses on the knowledge expert teachers develop when integrating educational technologies into their practice. Additionally, Mike researchers the ways in which expert teachers make active decisions about their classroom technology integration.

    You can visit Mike's profile page and check out his research HERE

    For more episodes of the Outclassed Podcast go to utb.fyi/outclassed

    • 1 hr 8 min

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