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Encouraging student understanding of Indigenous Australians by incorporating highly engaging pedagogies

Posted by SASTA

on 17/04/2024

An important focus of the Australian Curriculum is the cross-curriculum priority of “Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures”. Working closely with colleagues over the years, however, teachers have often shared how they struggle with implementing this in a way that is meaningful, a part of the unit of...

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Exploring our sense of place through Earth and Environmental Science

Posted by SASTA

on 15/04/2024

It is often the voice of students who boast “When will we ever use this information in the real world?”. As educators, our job is to prepare our students with the knowledge and skills they will need in the real world. What they actually need in the real world, however,...

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RACI International Chemistry Quiz

Posted by SASTA

on 11/04/2024

20 - 22 August 2024 Don't miss your opportunity to join over 100,000 students from over 20 countries in this unique chemistry educational quiz. Secondary school students (ages 12-18) can test their Chemistry knowledge and have fun at the same time, with the quiz providing teachers a helpful tool to...

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First Nation Biological Science at Hewett Primary School

Posted by SASTA

on 08/04/2024

Our former Aboriginal Community Support Officer’s (ACSO) native garden continues to grow thanks to the help of Hewett Primary School students and their science teacher Ms. Jenny. Behind our science classroom, used to be a patch of dirt where weeds loved to thrive.  Our staff decided to turn the space...

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2024 STEM Reading and Design Challenge

Posted by SASTA

on 04/04/2024

The Premier’s Reading Challenge and partners are teaming up again to challenge students to read about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in the lead up to National Science Week. The reading and design competition started in 2016 and last year 3,300 entries were received! You can see the fantastic...

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