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Delivering a challenging and engaging curriculum
Delivering a challenging and engaging curriculum

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.

Planning for implementing change
Planning for implementing change

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.

Students committed to a sustainable future
Students committed to a sustainable future

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.

School-industry partnerships strengthen STEM programs
School-industry partnerships strengthen STEM programs

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.

Infographic: Cyberbullying and other digital dangers

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.

Problem solving through collaboration
Problem solving through collaboration

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.

Watch and learn – virtual reality and careers education
Watch and learn – virtual reality and careers education

Academics believe virtual reality could open up exciting possibilities in the area of careers education, offering authentic learning experiences to prepare students for work and tertiary study.

Role modelling breaks down tech gender barriers
Role modelling breaks down tech gender barriers

Queensland educator Ricky Sinclair breaks down gender barriers and motivates girls to continue with STEM subjects by introducing them to inspirational female role models who work in IT.

The value of student competitions and awards
The value of student competitions and awards

Professor Leon Sterling explains why competitions and awards can, among other things, be a good outlet for students who excel and want to be challenged.

Infographic: How much time are Australian kids spending on screens?

The Australian Government's Department of Health recommends a maximum of two hours per day of screen time for entertainment for kids aged five to 12, but how many children adhere to these guidelines?