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Choose Maths championing girls in STEM

Choose Maths championing girls in STEM

Choose Maths was created with the aim of increasing participation of girls in mathematics, however the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) reveals sustained funding is critical for the project to achieve long-term impact.

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TeacherFX innovative Victorian farmers STEM digital technologies curriculum

Innovative farmers open gates to Victorian teachers

Victorian teachers can apply for a unique opportunity to learn from some of the state’s most innovative farmers as part of a new initiative that aims to equip educators with an increased understanding and interest in food and fibre production, with a particular focus on how these learnings can be applied into the STEM and digital technology curriculums.

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Girl Geek Academy Hackers Hustlers Hipsters

Hackers, hustlers and hipsters

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.

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Video: Enhancing STEM engagement

Alfred Deakin Professor and Chair in Science Education at Deakin University, Russell Tytler, discusses how using diagrams and visual representations can help to improve student performance and engagement in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

What’s the buzz?

Drone expert, Dr Catherine Ball, discusses how Australia is leading the pack in the non-military use of drones, known as ‘drones for good’, and sheds light on their enormous potential for the modern classroom.

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Epson: The bright side

When designing its new science building, functionality combined with total cost of ownership led Henley High School to the Epson EB-2250U projector, with 26 units now installed across the school.

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