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STEM Expo at St Augustine's Parish School

Posted by Tegan McClean

on 17/10/2018

Classes from across the school worked on a huge variety of STEM activities throughout term 3 then presented their learning at our STEM Expo in week 7.  Each year level prepared a display of their learning journey to share with the community. Our Receptions focussed on the pollution of our...

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Engineering Design Challenge at Rosary Catholic School

Posted by Tegan McClean

on 07/09/2018

Rosary Catholic School has been working with Kate Dilger from the SA Science Teachers Association (SASTA) through 2017 and 2018 to improve teaching and learning outcomes in STEM. A whole school approach has seen teachers across all year levels engage with the engineering design process and plan student challenges that...

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St Catherine's take on STEM

Posted by Tegan McClean

on 25/07/2018

We live in a world where rapid advancements in technology have had a profound impact on how we work and communicate. As educators, students are at the center of everything we do and we have a responsibility in preparing our students for future success.   The staff and students at St....

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Lab lessons with a STEM focus

Posted by Tegan McClean

on 05/07/2018

This article is a summary of the 'Lab lessons with a STEM focus' workshop session run by Kate Dilger, SASTA Education Officer at the SASTA Annual Conference on Tuesday 17 April 2018.  The main problem with many middle school practical lessons is that the students do not see their relevance,...

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