Tuesday, April 23, 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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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?

Science meets Parliament

Science meets Parliament is the event that recognises the importance of Australian scientists in our nation’s future. Sarah Chapman gave us the rundown.
Labster virtual lab simulation

Virtual reality lab simulation becomes a classroom reality

Laboratory simulation tools from Labster are shaking up science lectures at Taylors College Perth, explains Diploma of Science teacher Harmony Clayton.
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STEAMpunk Girls

An enterprising group of Sydney girls take part in the STEAMpunk Girls program to address real-world issues using STEAM solutions.
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Easy listening: STEM podcasts

We've compiled a list of the best STEM podcasts that are easy and entertaining for that long drive, walk home, or dull vacuuming session.
Careers with Code 2017

Careers with STEM 2017

Google and the Commonwealth Bank are distributing 100 free copies of the Careers with STEM magazines to every Australian high school.
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STEM enrolments show shift in gender equity

STEM enrolments are on the rise in some of the areas where traditionally there's been the largest gender gaps, new data shows.

4 science-backed ways to make the school holidays last longer

How to make time go slower: A woman's hand turns back the hands of a clock
If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.

Maths is behind everything you do online: here’s how

The internet is powered by algorithms, like a more sophisticated version of the equations you’ll learn in class. So, why don’t we think of maths like that?