To address the decline in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) participation, experts are turning to innovative approaches to engage students in science.
The phrase ‘cross-curricular’ is often referred to in schools. David Roy, a Lecturer in Education and Creative Arts, explores why it’s important and how it can be implemented.
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).
School educators are being encouraged to give students more information about STEM-related careers. So, what are the top occupations of STEM graduates? Find out in this Teacher infographic.
Greg Whitby speaks to one educator about his school’s programs which use real life tasks to get girls in Years 9 and 10 engaged in engineering and science.
Encouraging students to continue STEM studies in secondary school and beyond includes giving them information about STEM-related careers.
A coding club and inviting research scientists to speak to students at lunch times are two of the ways this school is working with its parent community to develop STEM learning.
How incorporating hands-on tasks has increased engagement in one educator’s science classroom.
Teacher expectations and morale have a role to play in tackling low student performance.
The first national STEM Programme Index brings together information on more than 250 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics opportunities available to schools and students.