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The best short films for life-long learning, recommended BY teachers FOR teachers. Every episode features "my 3 favorite shorts" as chosen by guests across all areas of learning. A 1/2 hour show published monthly, with 7-10min highlights on YouTube a week after each new audio episode. New in 2018: exploring the theme of education in a changing world. Made in Australia, the Short Film capital of the world!

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The best short films for life-long learning, recommended BY teachers FOR teachers. Every episode features "my 3 favorite shorts" as chosen by guests across all areas of learning. A 1/2 hour show published monthly, with 7-10min highlights on YouTube a week after each new audio episode. New in 2018: exploring the theme of education in a changing world. Made in Australia, the Short Film capital of the world!

    S3 Ep4 - New Tech Schools for a New Generation - Skylie Massingham

    S3 Ep4 - New Tech Schools for a New Generation - Skylie Massingham

    Notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL3E4

    Q1: Who made up the ‘Committee of Ten’ and when did they set the basic curriculum for generations of American students?

    Q2: Students from which schools go to the new Australian Tech Schools in the state of Victoria?

    Q3: What is the Banyule Nillumbik Tech School's ‘Maker Faire’ and what skills does it help students learn?

    Find out the answers in this week’s interview with the Director of Banyule Nillumbik Tech School, Skylie Massingham.

    • 33 min
    S3 Ep3 -Aaron Tait uncut

    S3 Ep3 -Aaron Tait uncut

    Full notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL3E3

    Aaron Tait is the co-author of ‘Edupreneur’, a book which gives teachers how-to steps for unleashing change from the classroom up. He’s also the co-founder of Education Changemakers which provides innovation support through workshops and conferences around the world. With 3 Masters Degrees, active military service and the 2015 FYA Social Entrepreneur of the Year award, he has plenty of bragging rights, but his work is focussed on empowering others to be a force for good.

    • 44 min
    S3 Ep3 - Making real change in education - Aaron Tait

    S3 Ep3 - Making real change in education - Aaron Tait

    Notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL3E3

    Q1: According to Aaron, what is arguably the most successful social enterprise in the world?

    Q2: How does storytelling differ to a polished, prepared speech?

    Q3: We all have the power to make positive change in educating the next generation. What advice does Aaron have for the more ‘shy’ teachers?

    Find out the answers in this week’s interview with author, entrepreneur and co-founder of Education Changemakers, Aaron Tait.

    • 32 min
    S3 Ep2 -Sid Verma uncut

    S3 Ep2 -Sid Verma uncut

    Notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL3E2

    Full length interview with Sid Verma.
    Sid is an entrepreneur and founder of a new organisation called BrainSTEM: a STEM collaboration platform connecting high school students with universities and industry around Australia. Sid has a positive outlook on the future of work as we embrace the “4th industrial revolution”. He sees a future where employers will no longer hire for HANDS nor HEAD; instead they’ll hire for HEART.

    • 56 min
    S3 Ep2 - Hands-on STEM for High School students - Sid Verma

    S3 Ep2 - Hands-on STEM for High School students - Sid Verma

    Notes: https://tinyurl.com/SFTL3E2

    Q1: What is the most significant change of the 4th industrial revolution?

    Q2: Technophiles assume technology can solve all the problems all the time. What’s an example of a technology that creates its own problems?

    Q3: What does Sid suggest the jobs of the future will value most of all?

    Find out the answers in this week’s interview with Entrepreneur and BrainSTEM founder, Sid Verma.

    • 29 min
    S3 Ep1 bonus - Steve Sammartino with more big ideas

    S3 Ep1 bonus - Steve Sammartino with more big ideas

    Steve Sammartino shares more big ideas about goals, optimism, Superintelligence and the freedom-security scale.
    Notes from show: tinyurl.com/SFTL3Ep1

    • 10 min

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