Science

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Putting ‘wow' back into science
Putting ‘wow' back into science

Working with a science specialist has helped students at this South Australian school see the connections between science and the real world.

Australian teens are up for a challenge
Australian teens are up for a challenge

The results of a new international study indicate that Australian teenagers are more likely to persevere in problem-solving. 

Showing you where to look, not what to see
Showing you where to look, not what to see

Britt Gow reviews the Dino-lite handheld digital microscope and explains how it complements the science curriculum at her school.

National Science Week
National Science Week

Need ideas for National Science Week? Take a look at this special Teacher vox pop video.

Encouraging STEM success
Encouraging STEM success

Tasmanian academics have launched a new framework designed to build the capacity of STEM teachers and support them in selecting resources.

One step backward, two steps forward
One step backward, two steps forward

By stepping back and letting your students have some control of their learning, you can step forward in your own practice, as Stephen Keast and Rebecca Cooper explain.

Brainy teaching: Educational neuroscience and classroom practice
Brainy teaching: Educational neuroscience and classroom practice

The more you know about how the brain works, the better will be your teaching, says David Sousa.

Linking content to students' interests
Linking content to students' interests

Students of all ages are encouraged to learn by the same favourable classroom conditions, as Stephen Keast and Rebecca Cooper explain.

Teaching, and really teaching
Teaching, and really teaching

Here’s a simple question: what should we be teaching our students in science classrooms that will be of most use them? The answer, as Stephen Keast and Rebecca Cooper explain, is to teach them to think for themselves, but that’s not as easy as it sounds.