Vision Australia has launched a hands-on educational STEM tool designed to teach skills in computer coding and programming to young students who are blind.
Voiceless has released its latest classroom resource suite ‘Facts and Fishes’, providing scientifically backed information on fish sentience and addressing many of the misconceptions surrounding fish capabilities and intelligence.
A secondary school in Sydney’s Upper North Shore has begun incorporating 3D lesson plans into its STEAM curriculum to introduce students to 3D printing, encouraging interaction and problem solving.
A new report reveals 45 per cent of Australian teenagers surveyed would consider a career in technology, citing that technology is generally moving in a positive direction and will play an even greater role in their lives in the future, however perceived barriers still exist.
Sarah Moran, CEO of the Girl Geek Academy, explains how teaching algorithmic systems and design thinking can engage a whole class in technology; and how today’s hackers, hustlers and hipsters are using skills that extend far beyond coding.