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Podcast: Global education with Sean Forde

Ben Newsome

Meet Sean Forde, a passionate educator who has been heavily involved in global collaboration lessons with students. From Flipgrid through to interactive video conferencing, Sean has always been about giving the best avenues for his students to learn!

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Episode: 63

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Education & Tech with Craig Kemp

Ben Newsome

Creating vibrant classrooms with meaningful technology applications is so important! Craig Kemp has tremendous energy when it comes to supporting teachers integrating educational technology across the world. Craig is a highly sought education speaker and his blog was recently named one of the world's top 12 education blogs by the...

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More useful science apps for the classroom!

Ben Newsome

Whether you're teaching early learners, primary-aged kids or high school students, there are plenty of science apps that can help support your classroom. Here's just some that have caught our eye this year!

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Episode: 59

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DigitalEd & the NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service

Ben Newsome

Bringing students into the great outdoors offers them the opportunity to enjoy and discovery unique natural environments through meaningful, quality and fun educational experiences. Listen in to hear the latest updates from the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Education Team about how they inspire students and teachers to get...

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Episode: 56

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Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Ben Newsome

Meet Amanda Fox, an amazing educator and expert in digital technology in the classroom. An ISTE Emerging Leader & PBS Digital Innovator, get ready with pen and paper as in this episode you'll learn from Amanda about a bunch of platforms and ideas for using virtual reality in education plus...

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Episode: 52

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YouTube & Science Content

Ben Newsome

Ever wondered whether a science video on YouTube, Vimeo or similar does the best job it can in teaching students science? PhD candidate Petr Lebedev from the School of Physics at the University of Sydney is researching exactly that. For Petr, it's not just the content that matters... it's also...

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STEM Video Game Challenge + Science Talent Search!

Jaqueline Kao

Looking to challenge your students this year? Competitions and events in Victoria and nationwide! Become a mentor and help showcase your kids' awesome STEM talents! Get those registrations in for Science Talent Search and Australian STEM Video Game Challenge before closing!

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Visit National parks using Google Street View!

Ben Newsome

Take a walk on the wild side! Planning a bush walk and not too sure what to expect? Why not get trail-side using Google Street View? A couple of years ago, NSW National Parks & Wildlife partnered with Google to use the Trekker, a backpack-mounted 360-degree camera and GPS system...

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Episode: 26

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Code like a Girl

Ben Newsome

Ally Watson co-founded Code like a Girl after experiencing first-hand the barriers women have in the male-dominated computer science and developer industry. Code like a Girl aims to change the playing field, with a strong focus on mentoring girls in coding and computational thinking in a creative environment that sparks...

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How to create a student science podcast

Ben Newsome

Help students spread their ideas! Podcasting also offers yet another opportunity for your students to engage with their world digitally. Armed with a microphone and a recording device, your students could be sharing their ideas and insights gained as they conduct science at your school and beyond! The content they...

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Educhange 2017 wrap up – Part 2!

Jaqueline Kao

Fizzics at Educhange 2017! The Fizzics Education team sets up shop in the beautiful Royal Melbourne Exhibition Building today, geared up to meet people and share our passion for doing awesome science stuff! Follow our blog posts to check out the cool people we've heard from and chatted to as...

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Educhange 2017 wrap up – Part 1!

Jaqueline Kao

Fizzics at Educhange 2017! Holly and the Fizzics Education Victoria team is in Melbourne this week for Educhange 2017! Follow our blog posts to check out the cool people we've heard from and chatted to as well as keeping up with the shenanigans we get up to at the Royal...

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Less screen time & more STEM at the Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum, Michigan

Ben Newsome

Learning by doing is by far the best way for kids to learn skills for life. At the Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum, the Corrina Strecker and the team have created an immersive STEM environment that captures kid’s imaginations and teaches families valuable lessons in creativity, exploration and collaboration. From interactive...

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Fizzics wins CILC Pinnacle Award three years running!

Ben Newsome

Wow..three years in a row! The team at Fizzics Education are proud again to announce that we've now been fortunate enough to pick up the coveted CILC Pinnacle Award for the third year running!