26 September 2017
Can computers think? What is intelligence? Can we build a robot that learns from its past experiences? These are some of the tricky questions Year 6 students have tackled as they explore the role of robots and machine technology in society while learning to code.
16 August 2017
In the second of two articles on flipped learning in senior secondary classrooms, Victorian educator Paul Bernetzke shares how he’s using the method for a Year 12 Specialist Maths course and what he’s learned along the way.
15 August 2017
In the first of two articles on flipped learning, we find out about a research study into how Australian secondary school educators are using the approach to deliver senior mathematics courses. In a follow-up we’ll hear from one of the teachers involved in the research about adopting the model for Year 12 Specialist Maths and how it’s evolved since the study.
14 August 2017
It’s STEM month at Teacher magazine and to coincide with National Science Week, we speak with Lara Pratt from Kincumber High School. In the lead up to National Science Week, her students have been conducting water quality tests and macroinvertebrate surveys down at their local waterway.
08 August 2017
In the final instalment of our series on the International Mathematical Modelling Challenge, Ross Turner outlines the mathematical modelling framework and provides some practical advice on approaching the ‘jet lag’ problem set for the 2017 challenge.
01 August 2017
A two-year research project aimed at improving student participation in STEM-related disciplines, and encouraging them to consider further study and careers in STEM, involved schools partnering with industry professionals.
05 July 2017
In the second of three articles, we find out more about the International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC) and the participation of Australian schools.
08 June 2017
Queensland science teacher Sarah Chapman is passionate about engaging youngsters in STEM education and has travelled the world gathering evidence of international best practice.
22 May 2017
The STEAMpunk Girls project involves researchers from UTS working with high school students and teachers to co-design a project-based learning program.
28 March 2017
Could some of the strategies being used as a way to get more students into STEM learning actually be making the gap wider? That’s what one teacher found on a study trip to the US.