SASTA

2019 STEM Conference (Years 6–11)

29 November 2019
Venue to be confirmed

The 2019 STEM conference will bring together classroom teachers, leaders in education and businesses who are interested in sharing and exploring teaching methods, tools, resources, and related activities for implementing STEM education into our schools and communities.

This will be a high-quality professional learning opportunity for educators of Years 6–11 in

  • mathematics
  • science
  • ICT
  • design & technology.

The conference is an excellent opportunity for educators to network and exchange ideas about STEM teaching and learning.

Some workshops will address the critical importance of connecting different areas of STEM by considering ways of interrelating science and/or mathematics, while others will address activities to support teaching and learning of specific topics.

Call for workshops now open

The conference is currently seeking presentations for the conference that address a range of the content and pedagogies of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, Science, Design & Technology and ICT.

Presentations should be 60 minutes long and actively involve participants in the professional learning through a practical and investigative approach.

Sessions that relate to real-world examples of contemporary STEM are encouraged.

POSSIBLE WORKSHOP IDEAS:

  • Hands-on activities for middle school mathematics, science, design & technology, and ICT
  • Developing an engaging curriculum for STEM subjects
  • Use of technologies in teaching and learning
  • Integrated units of work
  • Ways of motivating students to consider STEM in their future careers
  • Improving students' confidence and experiences in STEM

Submit your workshop proposal before 27 September.

 

 

Hosted by the South Australian Science Teachers Association and the Mathematical Association of South Australia.

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Supported by Credit Union SA

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