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.
05 September 2017
In this regular blog, Miss Chen will be sharing some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom, which are all available to download for free via the Little J & Big Cuz website.
30 August 2017
In this episode of The Research Files we visit the University of Queensland to speak with Professor Annemaree Carroll and Dr Julie Bower, to find out about a teacher wellbeing study looking at the impact of two stress intervention programs.
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.
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.
21 July 2017
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is an international comparative study of student achievement. Here, we look at TIMSS data on books in the home and the percentage of Australian students at or above the proficient standard for maths and science.
29 May 2017
A decade ago, Spanish teacher David Calle began uploading videos of simple maths lessons to YouTube to provide students, many of whom can’t afford private tutoring, with additional support beyond the traditional classroom.
17 May 2017
To develop lifelong learners, the overarching goal of feedback should be to support the ability of students to self-monitor and self-regulate. However, not all feedback is equal.
26 April 2017
How do you teach students who say, ‘I hate maths’? Through an intensive, self-motivating brain-based program – and with the help of some Lego – as Dr Ragnar Purje explains.
24 April 2017
How can educators help to enhance students’ scientific literacy? A museum-based creative science education program may offer some answers.