Sunday, July 12, 2020

STEM education

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7 easy STEM activities for students with developmental disabilities

As educators continue to build out their STEM offerings for younger children, it’s important that they pay attention to the needs of students with developmental disabilities.

What actually is an ATAR? First of all it’s a rank, not a score

The Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) is a number mainly used by universities to select which students, out of high school, will be offered a place in a particular course.

5 emerging global trends in K-12 STEM Ed

Google's Future of the classroom: Emerging Trends in K-12 Education report, offers up major insight into what’s expected from teachers in 2020.
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STEM flipped classroom lets you escape ‘planet content’

We all have plans for our ideal classroom. STEM flipped classrooms can help teachers escape the gravity of 'planet content'.
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STEM survey: Have your say!

The survey is aimed at educators, parents and any STEM-interested people. This is your chance to make your voice heard on issues related to STEM education and STEM careers.

Inspiring the next generation of scientists is harder in the face of official science...

The government says it’s committed to STEM education, but how can we inspire the next generation when they see our current scientists being ignored and worse?
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Stuck on what to study? We asked a career expert for her top tips

Marine biologist, robotics engineer, or sports statistician? Deciding on your dream career is no easy feat when the possibilities are endless.
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Waterproof shoes for refugee kids? This is how you make students care about STEM

In a three-year project, students were taught STEM skills by designing solutions for real-world problems. An evaluation of the project found most students were stimulated and engaged.
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We asked a bunch of STEM professionals about the teachers that shaped their careers

In an effort to give kudos to the teachers – and systems – who shaped some of STEM’s most innovative minds, we hit up...
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Meet two tech visionaries helping computers see

Two computer scientists from the University of Adelaide are helping computers see – with applications out of this world.
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Students build recycling robot to wage war on waste

This month, students at Grace Lutheran College in Queensland will build a robot that encourages recycling
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$1 million available for STEM grads who want to become teachers

Australian graduates who hold a STEM Bachelor's degree could be eligible for a generous scholarship aimed at attracting maths and science teachers to disadvantaged...

Why university STEM degrees are more relevant than ever

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In an uncertain world future, university STEM degrees are more crucial than ever - and not just to land you a job.

Three regional schools are the latest to benefit from STEM industry school partnership program

Three schools in the Illawarra region of NSW will now have their own academy of STEM excellence under the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) Program.

Why space careers matter in a post-pandemic world

Australia’s space industry began in uncertainty, and – despite bushfires, pandemics and massive change – it will succeed under uncertainty.