Monday, August 19, 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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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.
STEM education

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.
curious minds

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.
STEM podcasts

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.

5 humanitarian STEM careers making major social impact

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When we think of humanitarian and social impact careers, we often think of legal aid, education and...

Infographic: What would Willy Wonka’s factory cost today?

Oompa Loompas screenshot
The infographic covers everything from Oompa Loompa salaries to the cost of edible wallpaper and powering it all with renewable energy.

The Environmental Science and Sustainability Mobile Antarctic Classroom hits the road for Science Week

THE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY MOBILE ANTARCTIC CLASSROOM
With Australia’s territorial claim to Antarctica a massive 42 per cent, it’s important for STEM students to...