I have been thinking about scenarios as a way to teach integrated STEM in school education. The idea is not necessarily new although in the STEM + HPC research I have conducted in NSW primary schools for the past few
At the recent London Festival of Learning there was so much to absorb and think about that I am still digesting what I heard in conference sessions, what was tossed around in conversations with colleagues and in new readings I
On Tuesday at CONSTA67, the annual conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association, Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel raised a number of issues in a speech that warrant teasing out a bit further. I want to discuss three points: one, there was
Between a hectic time at The London Festival of Learning recently I had a moment to queue up on a Saturday – very early – to see the new Frida Kahlo exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. I lived
New article in Issue 83 of Education Technology Solutions – see link here
New article in Education Technology Solutions co-written with one of the teacher’s in 2017 STEM research in NSW public schools. Copy of the paper is here.
New paper on student voice. A copy of the article is here
Abstract Understanding how well teachers integrate digital technology in learning is the subject of considerable debate in education. High Possibility Classrooms (HPC) is a pedagogical framework drawn from research on exemplary teachers’ knowledge of technology integration in Australian school classrooms.
Paper written about the 2016 research study in 6 schools in Sydney on STEM.
I have always wondered how children, young people and families manage schooling when illness and injury means an extended stay in hospital. Does learning pause for that time? And, what education options, if any are available to school-age students who