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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I speak to experienced primary teacher of junior classes, Jane Shimizu whose enthusiasm for teaching is infectious. She talks about all aspects of teaching, including planning for the year, daily planning for teaching, subject integration, record keeping, assessment, homework, and active learning. She also talks about her passion for teaching science; she received an award in 2010 from the Institute of Physics. She keeps a classroom blog here.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme my guest is Dr. Todd Whitaker. Todd Whitaker is an expert on staff motivation, teacher leadership and principal effectiveness. He has authored more than 30 books including the bestseller What Great Teachers Do Differently. He was a keynote speaker at the 2016 annual conference of the Irish Primary Principals' Network.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I interview the President of the Irish Primary Principals' Network (IPPN), Maria Doyle. The interview takes place to mark the annual conference of the network. Maria Doyle is Principal of Our Lady of Mercy Senior National School in Waterford City, a DEIS Band 2 Senior Girls school.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

This week I bring you the second part of my interview with Jack Whitehead on the topic of Living Educational Theory and Action Research. You can find out more about Jack Whitehead's work at his website http://actionresearch.net Jack Whitehead was in Ireland to address a meeting of Educational Action Research in Ireland (EARI).

I also bring you a short report from the 2016 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. The report was done by my colleague on 103.2 Dublin City FM, Alex Gibson, who presents The Persuaders every Friday at 1pm.

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