Amid growing concern over the past decade about the levels of engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects by Australian students, Deakin University’s Russell Tytler explores gaps in the STEM curriculum.
According to a new report released by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), an integrated curriculum, early intervention and a stronger teaching workforce are key to reversing Australia’s downward spiral in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning. Read more
The Australian Academy of Science is at the forefront of an exciting project that aims to foster student curiosity and a desire to know why in mathematics, promoting what they refer to as a spirit of inquiry. Read more
ACARA’s Tracy Zilm explains how the Australian curriculum prepares students for a complex and uncertain future. Read more
One of the rewards of being a Mathematics teacher is seeing that “light bulb moment”, as students finally begin to understand a problem.
Are teachers adequately prepared to teach students how to reason and generate ideas in the field of science? Deakin University’s Russell Tytler explores the gaps in the curriculum. Read more