Category: STEM

The Annual book cover conundrum

The annual teacher book cover conundrum is back again this year. It’s easy to have the same old book covers that you have used for years. That’s not me though. Today my teaching partners and I are trying to be creative and engaging with our Mathematics lessons for this year. Hence our book covers for […]

How they come up with video game characters

Call of Duty publishers Activision are being sued because of one the characters in their game Black Ops 2. This article is interesting because it shows the connections that game makers need to make between real life and fantasy. When we develop games and develop the storyline and structure around them, it is very similar […]

STEM Video Game Challenge | Australia | ACER

The Australian STEM Video Game Challenge is a national competition open to all Australian students in Years 5-12. The Challenge is completely free to enter, and represents a great opportunity for upper primary and secondary students to engage in learning about science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in a fun and challenging way. Students are […]

Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching

Assessment for Learning is a term that’s widely used in education, but applied in ways that are variable in their effectiveness. link