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Teaching engineering in a primary school setting
Teaching engineering in a primary school setting

At a primary school in Melbourne, students learn the skills of engineering by building their own solar powered vehicles, a task which culminates in a race to see which vehicle runs the fastest. We speak to the Assistant Principal about how it’s enhancing student learning.

Teacher Q&A: STEAM teaching teams
Teacher Q&A: STEAM teaching teams

In today’s Q&A we speak to three teachers from Fairholme College in Queensland about how they’ve been using real world scenarios and a team teaching approach to STEAM learning.

Arts teacher wins 2018 Global Teacher Prize
Arts teacher wins 2018 Global Teacher Prize

An arts and textiles teacher from the UK who learned the basics of 35 different languages to better connect with her students has been named winner of the 2018 Global Teacher Prize. Andria Zafirakou from Alperton Community School received US $1 million for her outstanding contribution.

Integrating Arts and Science in the classroom
Integrating Arts and Science in the classroom

‘Consider any Arts or Science concept and try to find no link between the two.’ David Roy discusses how the Arts can help develop a creative mindset within STEM learning.

STEAM education - taking a co-design approach
STEAM education - taking a co-design approach

The STEAMpunk Girls project involves researchers from UTS working with high school students and teachers to co-design a project-based learning program.

Science Week – Drones, Droids and Robots
Science Week – Drones, Droids and Robots

It’s called National Science Week but this year’s theme for schools actually embraces the T in STEM – Technology – with educators and students encouraged to explore Drones, Droids and Robots.

How art is drawing students to STEM
How art is drawing students to STEM

To address the decline in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) participation, experts are turning to innovative approaches to engage students in science.

Focusing on the process, not just the product
Focusing on the process, not just the product

Principal Susan Just reflects on the benefits and challenges of using a digital fabrication lab to engage girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Maths (STEAM).

Reflections on classroom inquiry project success
Reflections on classroom inquiry project success

‘[Ruby] has been working on this project for many months and comes to each day with a new idea to try, or a new way to achieve something already attempted.' 

Reinventing the classroom for the digital age
Reinventing the classroom for the digital age

How can we engage girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths? One school is tackling the issue full steam ahead.

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