Science and Technology

STEM-spiration: 14 STEM activities for the new term!

Whether you’re looking for a quick, fun activity or long term projects to boost STEM learning, we’ve got a collection of STEM activities to get the ball rolling this term! Science Watch liquid move without touching it by making magnetic slime Get term started with a bang with these exploding pop rockets Understand the characteristics of Earth’s atmosphere […]

Musical Questions at Improving STEM Education

Representatives of STEM from schools all over Australia were bought together to play musical chairs, here is an overview of the solutions they’re currently exploring with their students. What are we doing to reduce the gender gap in STEM? Chair David Simpson, Head of Middle School Science at Haileybury, said that his young daughter loves […]

Future priorities for STEM education stakeholders

I decided it was time to interview some very influential stakeholders in the STEM space, and share some of their insights and opinions. How can we raise the standard of science, mathematics and ICT in schools? Good student outcomes are driven by a number of factors, but principally the quality of the teacher. In turn, […]

STEM learning at St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School

At St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School, the Junior School leadership team is both deliberate and intentional in achieving a shared vision for STEM. Together with students and teachers, we are committed to our STEM vision statement: “Prepare our girls for a complex, challenging and changing world that will require creative, global solutions” To support this […]

3 ways to introduce coding into the classroom

From 2019, coding will be a compulsory requirement for primary and secondary schools in New South Wales. How are you going to integrate this into your classroom? Technology is becoming an increasingly prominent part of the learning experience in schools around the country. Although Australia is no stranger to private coding courses for kids, such as Code […]