19 February 2019
On the day registrations open for the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge, Science teacher Dr Grant Pusey explains how his school has engaged students in STEM and supported teams for the past three years to enter winning original games in the national event.
12 December 2018
Dozens of new practical teaching examples for Science have been released by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA). The resources are aimed at helping teachers to incorporate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures in the curriculum.
28 November 2018
Dr Carol Newall from Macquarie University joins Teacher to talk about her latest study, which investigates how a child’s gender impacts an adult's perception of their ability and their enjoyment of Science.
05 November 2018
Dr Sue Thomson addresses three broad areas that may hold females back from participation in STEM subjects in school and in entering these careers, providing teachers with the knowledge to address the underlying issues.
31 October 2018
A new map has been created to help teachers, students and industry connect with STEM-related programs and resources on offer to secondary schools in Victoria.
29 October 2018
The Australian STEM Video Game Challenge calls on school students to create their own unique playable video game. The theme for 2018 was ‘transformation’. Here, we look at the winning entries.
17 October 2018
This year’s Prime Minister’s prizes for Science have just been announced at a ceremony in Canberra. Here, we look at the work of two classroom practitioners whose outstanding efforts saw them named winners of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching.
25 September 2018
With the aim of getting students interested in STEM careers, the team at a Victorian museum enlisted the help of teenagers when creating their new exhibition.
11 September 2018
This year’s National Science Week theme is Game Changers and Change Makers. In today’s article we find out how students at Rosetta Primary are celebrating the work of female scientists and how the Tasmanian school has linked Science Week activities to the curriculum.
16 August 2018
This year’s International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC) required students to measure and choose the ‘best hospital’. Here, Ross Turner explores how teams from Australia approached the task.