19 January 2018
In recent research commissioned by Creative Content Australia, young people aged 12 to 17 were asked about internet piracy behaviours and attitudes. Here are the proportions of survey participants in three different age groups who downloaded or streamed pirated movies or TV shows while at school.
11 January 2018
Associate Professor Linda Hobbs joins The Research Files to talk about a new Australian study exploring girls’ participation and engagement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects.
23 November 2017
Exposing students to a range of books and authors and helping them to create their own texts has provided the perfect opportunity for educators at St Aloysius College to teach them about digital copyright and the proper use of online resources.
24 October 2017
The Australian STEM Video Game Challenge, now in its fourth year, is open to students in Years 5-12. Students used the theme of 'reaction' as their inspiration as they went about designing, building and testing an original video game – from first idea to final product. Here are the six winners for 2017.
16 October 2017
In the final instalment of our three-part series on curriculum implementation, Victorian educator Fiona Matthews reflects on the lessons learned throughout the process and offers advice.
25 September 2017
In the first of a three-part series, Victorian educator Fiona Matthews shares her experiences in implementing the new Digital Technologies Curriculum, including how staff underwent the planning process and some of the initial challenges they identified.
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.
12 April 2017
In 2016 the Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner undertook a national survey of kids, teens and parents, to ask them about their internet use and online practices. Here are some of the findings.
04 April 2017
Since Eltham High School began using a collaborative problem solving assessment tool to collect meaningful data, they now have a clear idea about students’ skills in both of these areas.