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  • Go to Happy National Pyjama Day, Teachers! podcast

    Episode 321

    Happy National Pyjama Day, Teachers!

    It's 23 July, National Pyjama Day! Wishing you a beautiful day of fun, fundraising for kids in foster care to be supported by The Pyjama Foundation.  Here are some messages left on Teacher Voicemail about National Pyjama Day!   Welcome to Teacher Voicemail, our newest mini-episode coming to you every Friday! If you've got something to share, DM us on Instagram and send a voice recording (just tap the little microphone icon to start).  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    4 min
  • Go to Tokyo Games Activities for Your Class! podcast

    Episode 320

    Tokyo Games Activities for Your Class!

    The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are due to start very soon! Take a listen for lots of curriculum-aligned educational ideas to celebrate the Olympics in your classroom!

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    16 min
  • Go to Well, that's awkward! podcast

    Episode 319

    Well, that's awkward!

    Kids say they darndest things, and sometimes your students will surprise you at the most unexpected moment (but usually when there's a visitor to the classroom!) Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    6 min
  • Go to Mini Movement Breaks for Your Class podcast

    Episode 318

    Mini Movement Breaks for Your Class

    Brain breaks are a great way to get your students to refresh their minds and refocus. These active games are great for getting their bodies moving and changing things up a bit as lesson transitions or even just for a short break during a long lesson!  Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    8 min
  • Go to Playing Dodgeball with Mr D podcast

    Episode 317

    Playing Dodgeball with Mr D

    How do you think Mr D would fare in a dodgeball competition with some little kids? Find out! Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    5 min
  • Go to Should Teachers be Prioritised to Receive the COVID-19 Vax? podcast

    Episode 316

    Should Teachers be Prioritised to Receive the COVID-19 Vax?

    The Independent Education Union has said that it's high time to vaccinate teachers and support staff against COVID-19. The Delta variant which has been spreading throughout the country these school holidays is known to be far more transmissable, particularly among children.  Do you think teachers and school staff should qualify as essential workers and prioritised for their vaccinations?  President Biden of the USA has declared that teachers are to be prioritised.  These 17 countries have already prioritised teachers in their vaccine rollouts. From the Queensland Government 29/06/21 Current stance for COVID-19 vaccine rollout IN AUSTRALIA: Who is eligible to book for a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Any adult aged 40-59 years All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 16-59 years People aged 16 and over with a specific underlying medical condition  Cancers and haematological diseases, currently or in the past Transplant recipients Chronic inflammatory conditions Immunodeficiency conditions Chronic kidney, liver, lung or neurological conditions or diabetes Severe obesity Heart disease and blood pressure disorders Severe mental health conditions NDIS participants, their carers and support workers (aged 16 and over) Any worker in the following industries, aged 16 and over: Aged care and disability care workers Healthcare workers Quarantine and border workers Critical and high risk workers e.g. defence, police, fire, emergency services and meat processing. Household contacts of quarantine workers, border workers and healthcare workers who are at a higher risk of having contact with COVID-positive patients, regardless of age Who is eligible for an AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine People aged 60 years and over, unless they have a referral from their GP Any person who has had a first dose of AstraZeneca, without any serious adverse events. Who is not yet eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine Adults aged 39 and under Children under 16 years of age See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    8 min
  • Go to Mr D and the Awful Zoo Excursion podcast

    Episode 315

    Mr D and the Awful Zoo Excursion

    We all have those awful days in teaching, and some we'll never forget.  Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    4 min
  • Go to Sustainable Cleaning Tips from the Classroom to the Home podcast

    Episode 314

    Sustainable Cleaning Tips from the Classroom to the Home

    After all of the hustle and bustle of the term, the break is a great time to have a huge clean up at home! If you're like me, you'll love a good home refresh. Here are some environmentally friendly ways to have your abode sparkling. If on the other hand, cleaning's the last thing on your mind, feel free to skip this one!  Teach Starter's committed to sustainable practices.  Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    6 min
  • Go to Every Move You Make, Mr D Will Be Watching You podcast

    Episode 313

    Every Move You Make, Mr D Will Be Watching You

    Watch out, Mr D has a plan of action which involves a security camera capable of replays to sort out classroom disagreements. Send this one to the video ref!  Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    7 min
  • Go to NAIDOC Week in Your Classroom - Making an Acknowledgement of Country podcast

    Episode 312

    NAIDOC Week in Your Classroom - Making an Acknowledgement of Country

    NAIDOC Week 2021 holds the significant theme of Heal Country. While for many, this important week falls within the Winter break, it's still crucial to teach about NAIDOC Week. Special thanks to the following contributors to this episode's research: Jordyn Tramain Wingaru Education Caitlyn NAIDOC Koori Curriculum Resources Mentioned: Holly's blog How to Write an Acknowledgement of Country with Kids, including the TedX video with Scott Kneebone, and Playschool episode mentioned.  Jordyn's appearance on our podcast talking about reading maps to discover the Country you live and work on.  QUTeX course for teachers mentioned, Embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives in Education. Email us at [email protected] if you've got something to share! Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    10 min
  • Go to Mr D and the Incursion of Shame podcast

    Episode 311

    Mr D and the Incursion of Shame

    Hey teachers.... What about those cringe moments when a visitor to your school is on the receiving end of some, let's say, "personality" from one of your students? We've ALL been there! Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    6 min
  • Go to Let's Talk About Parental Leave, Baby! podcast

    Episode 310

    Let's Talk About Parental Leave, Baby!

    Do you know what your entitlements are around paid parental leave? If you're interested in learning about the best way to prepare for your leave when a little one is due to join your life, this episode is unmissable! Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    16 min
  • Go to Mr D and the Slam Dunk podcast

    Episode 309

    Mr D and the Slam Dunk

    You know those moments when, as a teacher, you really show your students that you've still got it? Or you definitely once had it, at least? When they look at you with admiration for some special, valued skill they never knew you had? Listen to Mr D's proud B-Ball moment! Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    4 min
  • Go to Montessori-Style Peace Table for Social Learning podcast

    Episode 308

    Montessori-Style Peace Table for Social Learning

    Have you heard of the Peace Table solution to classroom disputes? This practice has roots in Montessori and is a child-centred way for kids to communicate in a safe space.  Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    10 min
  • Go to The Great Snake Escape podcast

    Episode 307

    The Great Snake Escape

    This story is too funny not to retell! Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    7 min
  • Go to Teaching Entrepreneurship in Schools for Careers of Tomorrow podcast

    Episode 306

    Teaching Entrepreneurship in Schools for Careers of Tomorrow

    Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    12 min
  • Go to Mr D and the Fake Security System podcast

    Episode 305

    Mr D and the Fake Security System

    Mr D has mastered the skill of the Little White Lie, and he's not afraid to use it! Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    7 min
  • Go to Borrowed From Bluey: Learning Opportunities from the Hit Show podcast

    Episode 304

    Borrowed From Bluey: Learning Opportunities from the Hit Show

    Listen as Jill and Bron chat about the hit kids' tv show, produced here in Brisbane, Bluey. It's a rich source of inspiration for play-based learning ideas! What's your favourite Bluey episode? Take a read of our blog, Play Based Learning Borrowed From Bluey.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    14 min
  • Go to Mr D Hit the Big Time podcast

    Episode 303

    Mr D Hit the Big Time

    Mr D shares about when he finally reached celebrity status. Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    4 min
  • Go to Handwriting / School Font Chat podcast

    Episode 302

    Handwriting / School Font Chat

    Did you know that Australia has one of the most complex font systems? Almost every state has a different school font for teaching and learning handwriting! In this episode, Jill and Bron talk about teaching handwriting, and the font systems used around the world!    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    13 min
  • Go to Betting on Ants and Other Fun Playground Games podcast

    Episode 301

    Betting on Ants and Other Fun Playground Games

    Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    5 min
  • Go to Goal Setting for Upper Years Students podcast

    Episode 300

    Goal Setting for Upper Years Students

    Goal setting is an extremely valuable life skill for students to learn. In this episode, Bron and Jill chat about different ways to help upper years students structure their goals, set realistic expectations, and monitor their own progress!  Take a look at our awesome blog about goal setting teaching resources here.  Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    16 min
  • Go to Mr D Teaches Bead Safety podcast

    Episode 299

    Mr D Teaches Bead Safety

    Very important info for all early childhood teachers: prep your class before beading time! Take a listen to more hilarious kindergarten stories on Mr D's podcast, Social Studies!  Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    13 min
  • Go to Best Bunnings Buys Shared by Teachers podcast

    Episode 298

    Best Bunnings Buys Shared by Teachers

    Hardware retail giant Bunnings Warehouse has become a source of inspiration and cheap classroom buys for Aussie teachers. Join Bron as she goes through some of the hottest trends shared by "Bunnings Teachers" online!  Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    7 min
  • Go to National Pyjama Day - Fun for a Fantastic Cause podcast

    Episode 297

    National Pyjama Day - Fun for a Fantastic Cause

    In this special episode, we're talking about The Pyjama Foundation's annual fundraising day, Pyjama Day, with CEO and founder Bronwyn Sheehan, and program graduate Grace.

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    19 min
  • Go to What Kindergarteners Want, with Mr D podcast

    Episode 296

    What Kindergarteners Want, with Mr D

    Happy Friday, everyone! In this episode, we chat about hometown connections, Mr D's favourite Aussie beer, and eventually get around to talking school stuff. Mr D shares the key to being the best kindergarten teacher - in the eyes of the kindergartners themselves! Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    12 min
  • Go to LANTITE: Everything You Need to Know podcast

    Episode 295

    LANTITE: Everything You Need to Know

    The LANTITE test is a basic literacy and numeracy exam undertaken by all education students in Australia. It's a prerequisite to graduating from a tertiary teacher preparation course. In this episode, Bron talks you through all the basics you'll need to know about LANTITE. Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    12 min
  • Go to Parent-Teacher Interview Tips from Mr D podcast

    Episode 294

    Parent-Teacher Interview Tips from Mr D

    Take a listen to Mr D sharing his top tips for parent-teacher interviews (he doesn't hold back!).  Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    6 min
  • Go to Reporting in Term 2 podcast

    Episode 293

    Reporting in Term 2

    Covid is still having an impact on our reporting cycles, and with many schools forced to push Term 1 interviews into Term 2, it's going to be a bit hectic for many teachers.  Listen in for some quick wins when it comes to reporting, and things you can do at the start of the term to make life easier at the end!  Have you subscribed to Teach Starter? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. At Teach Starter, we don't only make this great podcast for teachers! We also make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    23 min
  • Go to Teacher Names - With Mr D podcast

    Episode 292

    Teacher Names - With Mr D

    What's in a name?  In this episode we chat all about the different ways students address their teachers and the reasons behind the choices.  Have you subscribed to For the Love of Teaching? Don't forget! It means you'll be the first to know whenever a new episode is released. For the Love of Teaching is a podcast for teachers by Teach Starter. We make quality, downloadable teaching resources that save teachers hours of time and make their classrooms buzz! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    6 min