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School science competitions

Ben Newsome

There are so many school science competitions to get involved in. Here is just a short selection of science competitions that give an opportunity for your students to shine!

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Episode: 66

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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: 65

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STEAM Up the Classroom with Tori Cameron

Ben Newsome

Join Tori Cameron, host of the STEAM Up the Classroom Podcast, as she describes her journey in creating a STEAM lab at her school in Massachusetts, USA. We discuss the importance of low and high tech when it comes to maker spaces, how to source materials, ideas for engaging the...

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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: 58

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Inspiring schools creating STEM festivals

Ben Newsome

Discover an inspiring story of how 13 schools in the Northern Beaches of Sydney have come together to form the Peninsula Community of Schools, a collaborative group of motivated educators that put on STEM Festivals and so much more. Get inspired!

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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: 55

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Youth Eco Summit

Ben Newsome

Very much a fixture of the school excursion calendar, the Youth Eco Summit is a major environmental education festival held in Sydney Olympic Park. In 2018, the summit will include student drama, film, music, debate, TED-style talks and global video exchanges. Find out more!

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Episode: 54

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#PrimarySTEMChat with Rachael Lehr

Ben Newsome

#PrimarySTEMChat comprises a group of highly motivated primary science educators who chat every Thursday night on Twitter about all things primary STEM! Science and digital technology specialist Rachael Lehr drops by to talk about what she knows works in a primary science classroom and the importance of open-ended investigations for...

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Episode: 25

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Neil Bramsen on the importance of primary science education

Ben Newsome

We speak with Neil Bramsen, recent winner of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools and Assistant Principal at Mt Ousley Public School in NSW. From students counting birds for citizen science to using drones & robotics, Neil’s passion for STEM clearly shines through!

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Episode: 7

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Talking #aussieED & WorldSTEM.co with founder Brett Salakas

Ben Newsome

Primary teacher & #aussieED founder Brett Salakas is an inspirational educator who’s worked to create a global network of motivated people on Twitter to make educational theory into classroom practice that works. In this podcast we chat about his new work in WorldSTEM.co where his mission is simple... to bring...