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.

Visit the Teachers’ Hub for more information on how to navigate Careers with STEM for Teachers. There’s magazines, teacher guides, free resources, career role-models for students and much, much more!

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Girls: The next generation of STEM leaders

More than half of Aussie girls aged 12-14 want to study STEM, but our enrolments are lower than any other Asia Pacific country. The future is female in STEM... with a little encouragement and a lot of support from parents, teachers and schools to turn these girls in STEM to women in STEM fields.
Poster Competition for teachers and classrooms, Careers with STEM

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Creating a future-focused STEM classroom; STEM activities and coding challenges

James Davies, year 5 teacher at Croydon Public, believes it’s never too early to prepare students for the future. He'll show you how to successfully incorporate STEM activities and coding challenges into your classroom, to inspire your students into future STEM careers.
The Australian Computing Academy help with the Digital Technologies curriculum

Embracing the Digital Technologies curriculum with the Australian Computing Academy

You might be surprised to hear that even experienced computer programmer, Todd Beilby has had a slow start to the Digital Technologies curriculum (DT). Feel ready to tackle the DT curriculum with the Australian Computing Academy's free resources for years 5-8, including teacher notes and extra support.
Maths thoughts by students, why is maths so hard?

Why is maths so hard? And other maths thoughts from students

We asked nearly 100 students to divulge their deepest darkest maths thoughts, like is maths enjoyable? Or why is maths so hard? See what students in Australia really think about maths, and what effect it could have on our future jobs market.

The Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards inspire excellence in educators

Take your teaching cue from the 12 outstanding winners of the Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards; innovating education by redefining the school's structure and boosting morale for underprivileged students.

Is the ATAR over?

The ultimate goal of high school is to get a great ATAR to help with your university admission, but studies are showing more students choosing alternative pathways to study. So, is the ATAR over?

The teachers’ guide to the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing

Do you have students between years 7-10? They're eligible to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize - Australia's premier science writing competition.
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Full STEAM ahead

It's full STEAM ahead if you're teaching the digital technologies curriculum. It's time to embrace cross-disciplinary learning and enrich your classrooms while incorporating a little fun! Here's how.
Australian of the Year 2018

Australian of the Year Awards 2018 recognises STEM superstars

The title of Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year and Local Hero of the Year for 2018 have gone to Prof. Michelle Simmons, Dr Graham Farquhar and teacher Eddie Woo respectively, for their work in quantum physics, biophysics and maths education.
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Curious Minds increases girls’ interest in STEM

Mentoring program, Curious Minds is upping the interest of girls in STEM subjects to combat decline in enrolments and diversify perceptions of STEM careers.
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Education on Air: Careers with STEM

Video: Careers of the Future - what are they and how can teachers help students prepare?

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.