Sunday, February 17, 2019

STEM education

The STEM education blog, created especially for Teachers in high schools, shows you all the ways you can incorporate STEM learning ideas into your STEM programs and curriculums.

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Coastal erosion: a case study in our own backyard

We take a look at a coastal erosion case study at Inskip Point, Queensland. Use our free teacher resources filled with activities and experiments to bring the case study to life.
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Upgrade the way you teach

Integrating a learning management system (LMS) is the best way to bring your classroom into the 21st century.
STEM in the real world

How to teach STEM in the real world

Teaching STEM in schools is not the easiest task. Here's how to make STEM education useful for your students, by linking its relevancy to their future careers.
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We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!
Importance of Education in STEM

What’s the point of STEM education?

STEM education can seem pointless to students that don't understand its relevance to future careers. We dive into what the future workforce looks like, and why STEM is at the centre.

Inspiring Hunter girls to be STEM women

RDA Hunter's new program for girls in STEM, sponsored by the Department of Defence and collaborating with Tech Girls Are Superheroes, promises to deliver future STEM women.
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STEAM powered education: Can robots write poetry?

STEAM education means integrating project-based modules with driving questions, that reflect the skills students need for the future workforce. Find out how you can inject some STEAM into your classroom!

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Team HappyNess tech girls are superheroes

Sydney tech girls win big at innovation awards

Sydney girls, Team HappyNess win big at the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) iAwards this month. See the girls' app, which aims to boost youth positivity, confidence and happiness.

Addressing digital disruption in careers, pathways and skills

Increased career shifts, work diversification and unpredictable job growth are some of the challenges that face students as they transition from secondary schooling to careers and further study. Find out how digital disruption is changing the way we educate and create careers for today's students.
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Murdoch University’s WISE Women in STEM

Over 200 girls gathered together to hear from Murdoch University's WISE Women in STEM. The outreach program saw multiple STEM women from around Australia share their personal and professional stories on how STEM skills benefit careers, and why dropping maths is a bad idea.
Jobs of the future to now know

5 jobs of the future to know now

The jobs of the future may be closer than they appear. Get your students prepped for these cool jobs of the future, and get them excited about ICT education and the Digital Technologies curriculum!

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.