Wednesday, February 26, 2020

STEM education

The STEM education blog 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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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.
AI writing poetry, STEAM education

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!

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

Win! Posters, magazines, stickers and more for your classroom

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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.

4 STEM-themed TikTok accounts worth a follow

We’ve popped together a list of the best science, tech, engineering and maths accounts to follow.

The lowdown on O-Week

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Tempted to give O-Week a miss? It's a vital introduction to the high-school/uni transition. Don't be a dummy and miss out, here's why you need to go!

Coronavirus quarantine could spark an online learning boom

Institutions around the world are responding to travel bans and quarantines with a shift to online learning.