A couple of teachers contacted me after I responded to a tweet for #PrimarySTEMchat – the chat is scheduled for this coming Thursday evening. The focus in the Twitter chat this week is on Success in STEM and how that
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.