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Teacher Takeaway

Teacher Takeaway

By Teacher Takeaway

The Teacher Takeaway podcast is hosted by four Australian teachers. The purpose of the podcast is to provide educators with practical takeaway ideas to implement within their classroom or school setting.
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Season 3 | Episode 1 | Tips for Starting the New School Year
Season 3 | Episode 1 | Tips for Starting the New School Year
In Season 3 | Episode 1 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How can teachers start their school year with strength? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
36:37
January 28, 2023
Season 2 | Episode 37 | The Finale
Season 2 | Episode 37 | The Finale
In Season 2 | Episode 37 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we reflect on the year that was and set ourselves up for success in 2023? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
45:20
December 30, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 36 | Connecting with the USA
Season 2 | Episode 36 | Connecting with the USA
In Season 2 | Episode 36 | We will be unpacking and discussing: What can we learn from the education systems of another country? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes In this episode, we are joined by John Schembari. If you would like more information about John and the work he does, please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnaschembari/
01:14:27
December 03, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 35 | Collective Efficacy
Season 2 | Episode 35 | Collective Efficacy
In Season 2 | Episode 35 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we, as educators and leaders, build collective efficacy in our schools? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes In this episode, we are joined by Peter DeWitt. If you would like more information about Peter and the work he does, please visit: https://petermdewitt.com/
57:20
November 26, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 34 | Planning & Programming
Season 2 | Episode 34 | Planning & Programming
In Season 2 | Episode 34 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we effectively plan and program for teaching and learning? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
47:32
November 19, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 33 | Teacher Wellbeing
Season 2 | Episode 33 | Teacher Wellbeing
In Season 2 | Episode 33 | We will be unpacking and discussing: Why is teacher wellbeing so important? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes In this episode, we are joined by Amy Green from The Wellness Strategy. If you would like more information about Amy and the work she does, please visit: https://www.thewellnessstrategy.com.au/
35:15
November 05, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 32 | The Thinking Classroom (Special)
Season 2 | Episode 32 | The Thinking Classroom (Special)
In Season 2 | Episode 32 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we support educators to embed critical and creative thinking? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
27:20
October 29, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 31 | Significant Moments
Season 2 | Episode 31 | Significant Moments
In Season 2 | Episode 31 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do significant moments in our own education impact or influence the way we teach or lead? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
46:47
October 22, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 30 | Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher Journey
Season 2 | Episode 30 | Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher Journey
In Season 2 | Episode 30 | We will be unpacking and discussing: Why is it important to review and reflect on practice through the HALT process? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes In this episode, we are joined by Amber Fuller. If you would like more information about Renee, please visit: https://twitter.com/amber_fuller2
53:20
October 15, 2022
 Season 2 | Episode 29 | High Potential and Gifted Education
Season 2 | Episode 29 | High Potential and Gifted Education
In Season 2 | Episode 29 | We will be unpacking and discussing: What do we do to support high potential and gifted students within our classroom? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes In this episode, we are joined by Renee Robertson. If you would like more information about Renee, please visit: https://www.instagram.com/highpotentialteacher/
01:09:14
October 08, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 28 | Through the lens of inquiry
Season 2 | Episode 28 | Through the lens of inquiry
In Season 2 | Episode 28 | We will be unpacking and discussing: What does it mean to teach, learn and lead through the lens of inquiry? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes In this episode, we are joined by Trevor McKenzie. If you would like more information about Trevor and the work he does, please visit: https://www.trevormackenzie.com/
01:09:14
October 01, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 27 | Teacher Wellbeing & Self-care
Season 2 | Episode 27 | Teacher Wellbeing & Self-care
In Season 2 | Episode 27 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do teachers support their own wellbeing? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes In this episode, we are joined by Elizabeth Peterson from The Inspired Classroom. If you would like more information about Elizabeth and the work she does, please visit: https://theinspiredclassroom.com/
53:49
September 24, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 26 | Working with Parents
Season 2 | Episode 26 | Working with Parents
In Season 2 | Episode 26 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we work productively with parents to support student learning? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
01:09:45
September 17, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 25 | Interview with a new graduate
Season 2 | Episode 25 | Interview with a new graduate
In Season 2 | Episode 25 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How can we best support new graduates in their first year of teaching? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
57:37
September 03, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 24 | Unpacking the Teacher Workforce Roundtable
Season 2 | Episode 24 | Unpacking the Teacher Workforce Roundtable
In Season 2 | Episode 24 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we work collaboratively as a system to move forward? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
01:00:22
August 27, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 23 | National Science Week
Season 2 | Episode 23 | National Science Week
In Season 2 | Episode 23 | We will be unpacking and discussing: Why is it important to immerse students in Science? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
39:11
August 20, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 22 | Book Week
Season 2 | Episode 22 | Book Week
In Season 2 | Episode 22 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How can we effectively utilise book week to engage students in literacy? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
33:12
August 07, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 21 | Collaborative Practices for Students
Season 2 | Episode 21 | Collaborative Practices for Students
In Season 2 | Episode 21 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we foster collaboration amongst students in the classroom? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
01:00:19
July 23, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 20 | Term 2 Wrap-up
Season 2 | Episode 20 | Term 2 Wrap-up
In Season 2 | Episode 20 | We will be unpacking and discussing: Why is reflecting on and evaluating our teaching so important? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
01:17:05
July 09, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 19 | Building a Positive School Culture
Season 2 | Episode 19 | Building a Positive School Culture
In Season 2 | Episode 19 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we build, support & maintain a positive school culture? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
51:36
July 02, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 18 | Visual Arts
Season 2 | Episode 18 | Visual Arts
In Season 2 | Episode 18 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we engage students in Visual Arts with an over-crowded curriculum? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
44:33
June 25, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 17 | Performing Arts
Season 2 | Episode 17 | Performing Arts
In Season 2 | Episode 17 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we put the U in Music? And the prance into dance? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
51:14
June 11, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 16 | Student Voice
Season 2 | Episode 16 | Student Voice
In Season 2 | Episode 16 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we ensure student voice is embedded into school culture? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
53:14
May 28, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 15 | Reconciliation Week
Season 2 | Episode 15 | Reconciliation Week
In Season 2 | Episode 15 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we respectfully and authentically embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes In this episode, we are joined by Jordyn, Brooke and Lesley. If you would like more information about the work they do, please view the details below. Brooke: Instagram @the.palawa.teacher  Jordyn: Instagram @learning_to_ngangaanha | Website https://www.learningtongangaanha.com/ Lesley: Founder and CEO of Wingaru Education | Instagram @wingaru_education | Website www.wingaru.com.au
01:01:14
May 21, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 14 | Learning in the Library
Season 2 | Episode 14 | Learning in the Library
In Season 2 | Episode 14 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we leverage the knowledge, experience and expertise of our Teacher Librarian? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
42:14
May 14, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 13 | Focus on Fun in Learning
Season 2 | Episode 13 | Focus on Fun in Learning
In Season 2 | Episode 13 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we engage learners in other Key Learning Areas? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
01:02:51
May 07, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 12 | Casual Teaching
Season 2 | Episode 12 | Casual Teaching
In Season 2 | Episode 12 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we prepare ourselves for casual teaching? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
44:18
April 30, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 11 | A Day in the Life
Season 2 | Episode 11 | A Day in the Life
In Season 2 | Episode 11 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we as teachers manage and structure our time effectively? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
52:00
April 23, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 10 | End of Term Reflections
Season 2 | Episode 10 | End of Term Reflections
In Season 2 | Episode 10 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we effectively reflect on our growth & areas of improvement? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
50:40
April 09, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 9 | Making The Most Of Professional Learning
Season 2 | Episode 9 | Making The Most Of Professional Learning
In Season 2 | Episode 9 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we ensure that our professional learning transfers into classroom practice? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes In this episode, we are joined by Charlotte Kidd from Grow PL. If you would like more information about Charlotte and the work she does, please visit: https://www.growpl.com.au/
57:20
March 26, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 8 | Making Data Meaningful
Season 2 | Episode 8 | Making Data Meaningful
In Season 2 | Episode 8 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we ensure the valid use of data to inform quality differentiation in programs? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
48:37
March 19, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 7 | Leadership
Season 2 | Episode 7 | Leadership
In Season 2 | Episode 7 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do you effectively lead a team? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
48:26
March 12, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 6 | Language Comprehension
Season 2 | Episode 6 | Language Comprehension
In Season 2 | Episode 6 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we promote the language comprehension component of Scarborough's Reading Rope as an equal to word recognition? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes In this episode, we are joined by Julie Scali from Literacy Impact. If you would like more information about Julie and the work she does, please visit: https://www.literacyimpact.com.au/
48:50
March 05, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 5 | Cyber Safety Project
Season 2 | Episode 5 | Cyber Safety Project
In Season 2 | Episode 5 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we promote positive digital wellbeing and cyber safety in our classroom? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes We are also joined by our first guests on the podcast, Sam and Trent from the Cyber Safety Project in this episode. If you would like more information about them and the work they do, please visit: https://cybersafetyproject.com.au/
51:33
February 26, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 4 | Walls That Teach
Season 2 | Episode 4 | Walls That Teach
In Season 2 | Episode 4 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we leverage the walls around us to enhance the learning cycle? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
41:30
February 19, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 3 | Tech Tools for Teachers
Season 2 | Episode 3 | Tech Tools for Teachers
In Season 2 | Episode 3 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we embed technology into our practice in a meaningful way? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
51:12
February 12, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 2 | Powerful Partnerships in Practice
Season 2 | Episode 2 | Powerful Partnerships in Practice
In Season 2 | Episode 2 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we maximise partnerships with other educators in the classroom to improve student learning outcomes? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
39:51
February 05, 2022
Season 2 | Episode 1 | Back to School
Season 2 | Episode 1 | Back to School
In Season 2 | Episode 1 | We will be unpacking and discussing: - Goals of the podcast for Season 2 - Our school roles for 2022 - All things back to school and managing the covid chaos View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
49:17
January 29, 2022
Episode 28 | Season 1 Finale
Episode 28 | Season 1 Finale
In Episode 28 | We hosed a live and interactive episode with our listeners to answer some of their questions and reflect upon the year that was. View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
47:60
December 12, 2021
Episode 27 | Class Formations
Episode 27 | Class Formations
In Episode 27 | We will be unpacking and discussing: What information and practices support planning for new class formations? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
55:13
November 28, 2021
Episode 26 | Explicit Teaching
Episode 26 | Explicit Teaching
In Episode 26 | We will be unpacking and discussing: Why is explicit teaching vital to student success? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
39:13
November 21, 2021
Episode 25 | Collaboration
Episode 25 | Collaboration
In Episode 25 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we effectively collaborate with others in the teaching profession? View the show notes here: https://teachertakeawaypodcast.weebly.com/shownotes
55:22
November 14, 2021
Episode 24 | Effective Feedback
Episode 24 | Effective Feedback
In Episode 24 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we use feedback effectively in the teaching and learning cycle?
53:59
November 07, 2021
Episode 23 | Report Writing & Parent Interviews
Episode 23 | Report Writing & Parent Interviews
In Episode 23 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we effectively report student progress to parents/carers?
49:43
October 31, 2021
Episode 22 | Teacher Movies
Episode 22 | Teacher Movies
In Episode 22 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How might we draw inspiration from movies based on teaching?
35:53
October 24, 2021
Episode 21 | CV Writing and Interview Tips and Tricks
Episode 21 | CV Writing and Interview Tips and Tricks
In Episode 21 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we engage effectively with the job application process?
01:08:03
October 17, 2021
Episode 20 | Return to School
Episode 20 | Return to School
In Episode 20 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we support students returning to school from remote learning?
40:08
October 10, 2021
Episode 19 | Future Focused Learning
Episode 19 | Future Focused Learning
In Episode 19 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we create a learning environment that prepares students for the 21st Century?
40:32
October 03, 2021
Episode 18 | Parenting
Episode 18 | Parenting
In Episode 18 | We will be unpacking and discussing: Parenting tips and tricks for teachers.
42:05
September 26, 2021
Episode 17 | Differentiation
Episode 17 | Differentiation
In Episode 17 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we effectively cater for the needs of all learners in our classroom?
48:53
September 19, 2021
Episode 16 | Using Zoom for Lockdown Learning
Episode 16 | Using Zoom for Lockdown Learning
In Episode 16 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How can we best utilise zoom to support learning during lockdown?
42:27
September 12, 2021
Episode 15 | Classroom Management
Episode 15 | Classroom Management
In Episode 15 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we effectively manage our classroom to provide a supportive, safe & orderly learning environment?
43:31
September 05, 2021
Episode 14 | Literacy Groups
Episode 14 | Literacy Groups
In Episode 14 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we effectively cater for the literacy needs of all learners?
45:54
August 29, 2021
Episode 13 | Live Q&A Special
Episode 13 | Live Q&A Special
For this episode, we were joined by some of our listeners who actively contributed to the content.  Some of the questions we discuss in this episode are: How do we accurately assess students working at home with parents? How to minimise marking? How do we support our staff? How do we provide personalised PL? Tips for a successful placement – what to do/what not to do Advice for new casuals? Best things for your 'toolkit'?
53:34
August 22, 2021
Episode 12 | Making Writing Meaningful and Engaging
Episode 12 | Making Writing Meaningful and Engaging
In Episode 12 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we make writing meaningful and engaging for students of all ages?
37:38
August 15, 2021
Episode 11 | Effective Reading Instruction
Episode 11 | Effective Reading Instruction
In Episode 11 | We will be unpacking and discussing: What are the key components of effective reading instruction?
38:38
August 08, 2021
Episode 10 | Mathematics
Episode 10 | Mathematics
In Episode 10 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do you prepare for effective teaching and learning in mathematics?
51:02
August 01, 2021
Episode 9 | Remote Learning
Episode 9 | Remote Learning
In Episode 9 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we remain connected and support each other's wellbeing during difficult times?
37:08
July 25, 2021
Episode 8 | Books and Professional Development
Episode 8 | Books and Professional Development
In Episode 8 | We will be unpacking and discussing: What books, professional development courses/experiences have influenced your teaching practice the most?
51:07
July 18, 2021
Episode 7 | Getting into a new term
Episode 7 | Getting into a new term
In Episode 7 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do you effectively start a new term and why is it important to do so?
31:16
July 11, 2021
Episode 6 | Lockdown Special Edition
Episode 6 | Lockdown Special Edition
In Episode 6 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we as teachers effectively navigate lockdown?
41:14
July 04, 2021
Episode 5 | Part 2 | Balancing Health + Prep for the holidays
Episode 5 | Part 2 | Balancing Health + Prep for the holidays
In Episode 5 | Part 2 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we balance health and preparation on the holidays?
29:30
June 27, 2021
Episode 5 | Part 1 | Balancing Health + Prep for the holidays
Episode 5 | Part 1 | Balancing Health + Prep for the holidays
In Episode 5 | Part 1 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we balance health and preparation on the holidays?
29:11
June 20, 2021
Episode 4 | The long weekend edition
Episode 4 | The long weekend edition
In Episode 4 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we keep the magic alive in the classroom?
30:29
June 13, 2021
Episode 3 | Part 2 | Relationships
Episode 3 | Part 2 | Relationships
In Episode 3 | Part 2 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we establish and maintain positive, proactive and collaborative relationships with our colleagues?
55:07
June 06, 2021
Episode 3 | Part 1 | Relationships
Episode 3 | Part 1 | Relationships
In Episode 3 | Part 1 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we establish and maintain positive, proactive and collaborative relationships with students and parents?
01:03:03
May 30, 2021
Episode 2 | Part 2 | Assessment
Episode 2 | Part 2 | Assessment
In Episode 2 | Part 2 | We will be unpacking and discussing: How do we make assessment data meaningful and valuable to our practice? - How to analyse data, - What to do with class, stage and whole school data, - How to reflect this in programming; and - How do you know if the changes are effective
50:26
May 23, 2021
Episode 2 | Part 1 | Assessment
Episode 2 | Part 1 | Assessment
In Episode 2 | Part 1 | We will be unpacking and discussing: Why is assessment an important part of the teaching and learning cycle? - Why do we assess,  - How to create assessments, - How do we make assessment manageable, - What resources do we use to support assessments; and - What can we do to provide student agency in assessment
42:31
May 16, 2021
Episode 1 | Part 2 | Getting to know us
Episode 1 | Part 2 | Getting to know us
In Episode 1 | Part 2 | we will unpack and discuss: - Our almost careers, - Work-life balance, - How we met as hosts; and - Staying inspired
45:18
May 09, 2021
Episode 1 | Part 1 | Getting to know us
Episode 1 | Part 1 | Getting to know us
In Episode 1 | Part 1 | we will unpack and discuss: - Current role and previous teaching experiences. - Purpose of the podcast and what we hope our listeners get out of it. - What drives us and our different passions. - How we got into leadership.
37:37
April 29, 2021