Episode 5: Minding the Knowledge Gap by Daisy Christodoulou
Wielding a popular inquiry cycle, Zach attempts to demonstrate that progressive thought encourages teachers to devalue knowledge, while Brad is reminded of (bad) teachers from his education who drilled isolated facts without helping students make connections between the facts.
Daisy Christodoulou was the second guest on this podcast back in 2020. Daisy returns in this episode to talk about writing with Greg Ashman. Daisy and Greg discuss comparative judgement, banal writing prompts, the limits of moderation and the contribution of a knowledge rich curriculum to writing. Along the way, Daisy and Greg chat about quick fixes for improving writing and the correlation between multiple choice questions and writing scores.
Talking to Daisy Christodoulou, Director of Education at No More Marking
Snaresbrook Prep Uncovered
#003 - In this episode we speak to Daisy Christodoulou, Director of Education at No More Marking, about Comparative Judgement software for schools. Daisy is also the author of three books about education: Teachers vs Tech, Making Good Progress, and Seven Myths about Education. As always, this is a three-way conversation with the host, Simon, and Ralph Dalton, Headteacher at the school. Step inside and listen in on this conversation.Daisy's website: daisychristodoulou.com Snaresbrook Prep Online Website: snaresbrookprep.org Facebook: facebook.com/SnaresbrookPrep Twitter: @SnaresbrookPrep
Daisy Christodoulou joins us to talk through Comparative Judgement - a different way of assessing Writing than is perhaps conventional in most schools. Full of helpful insights about the need for more reliable and useful writing assessment information.
On The Anxieties of Evidence in VAR & DRS. With Daisy Christodoulou, Jonathan Wilson and Daniel Norcross - II
A Cricketing View
In February 2020, Daisy, Jonathan and Daniel came on the podcast to discuss DRS and VAR. A year later, they are back to reflect on the developments in both during the past year. The conservation is about the anxieties of evidence in VAR & DRS. How to watch sports in the age of VAR/DRS? How does evidence work? Does the fact the evidence is produced in disciplined fashion (through measurement, and not just observation - (for example: consider the difference between what's available to the TV umpire on outside edges via RTS/UltraEdge/HotSpot, and what's available to the TV umpire on low catches) entail that spectators need to at least understand the difference between these two types of evidence and their possibilities? Is there an appetite for spectators to understand this? And if such an appetite is limited, then does VAR/DRS have a chance in the long run? Daniel could not join us for this episode. He is a friend of the podcast, and he has made both episodes of this particular conversation possible. Our conversation from February 2020 Daniel Norcross is a cricket commentator with the BBC's Test Match Special @norcrosscricket Daisy Christodoulou's newsletter - I Can't Stop Thinking About VAR. She tweets @daisychristo Jonathan Wilson is a sports writer and reporter for The Guardian. He tweets @jonawils I tweet @cricketingview This episode was recorded on April 12, 2021.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
Daisy Christodoulou's Teachers vs. Tech: A Book Review
Emma & Tom Talk Teaching
It's high time for another book review, and our podcast pair have reached for the latest work by Daisy Christodoulou. Tom still lives in a safe house under an assumed identity after being less than effusive about the famous Seven Myths About Education a while back, so here's hoping he can redeem himself with some much happier thoughts about Teachers vs. Tech, an amazingly timely book given the global pandemic that ensued shortly after its publication. With help from some audio extracts from the famous Cardiff Met ITE staff book club, Emma and Tom explore some of the issues raised by Christodoulou as she presents a thought-provoking look at the vexed question of where education and technology could be a marriage made in heaven, and where the pitfalls lie for those who are too wedded to the shiny toys. Our short slots all come from a single article - The Binge Breaker, published in the Atlantic. Check it out here: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/11/the-binge-breaker/501122/ Meanwhile, Tom's additional wellbeing tip is to ban all power tools from campus, as yet another recording is disrupted by the sound of distant pressure-washing by the seemingly ever-present hordes of people who are drawn to fire up their machinery as soon as a microphone is switched on. Check out Tom's possibly violent forthcoming publication Lecturers vs Power Tools, available soon. -------------------- Recorded at Cardiff Metropolitan University's Cyncoed Campus on 22nd September 2020
Episode 20: In conversation with Daisy Christodoulou
The Impact Podcast
Fin and Jane are joined by Daisy Christodoulou, Director of Education at No More Marking, to discuss assessment, marking and professional learning and development. Hosts: Finola Wilson and Jane MillerProducer: Darren EvansVisit us at: www.impact.walesMusic: Power Shutoff by Craig MacArthur--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/impacthome/message
'Knowledge Is Power' With Daisy Christodoulou and Clare Sealy
The Dynamic Deputies Podcast
In Episode 21, we are joined by two great minds from education: Daisy Christodoulou and Clare Sealy. We talk about the value of knowledge, how cognitive science has helped us to understand how we learn and the implications for how technology could be used more effectively in schools. There is so much to take away from this conversation, regardless of your level of experience or your role within education.
Daisy Christodoulou is a former teacher and is currently director of No More Marking, an online engine which aims to help teachers with comparative-judgement assessment of school work. Daisy's influential 2013 book Seven Myths About Education reflected on her work as a teacher and some of the myths she once subscribed to. In this episode, Greg Ashman talks to Daisy about lockdown, her new book, Teachers versus Tech, teaching writing, and bad ideas in education.