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How to get the ‘T’ in STEM

How to get the ‘T’ in STEM

The world does not exist within boxes or boundaries, and children do not think in terms of disciplines or subjects. When considering technology within STEM thinking, think of it from the perspective of how the world works – through systems thinking and project- or problem-based thinking.

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Awesome ideas for learning at home: Part 1

Awesome ideas for learning at home: Part 1

Kia ora Over the next few weeks I am delighted to share my special tips and tricks with parents and teachers, to help make learning at home the best it can possibly be. Here are some brilliant Technology ideas for online learning: For computational and design thinking...

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Creating digital stories develops digital fluency

Creating digital stories develops digital fluency

Over the last decade, the need for a new dimension to the conventional learning areas and the pedagogy around teaching has become increasingly obvious. This dimension will have a forward focus on major issues such as sustainability, citizenship, enterprise and...

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Why STEM is important in a changing world

Why STEM is important in a changing world

Today’s children will inhabit a challenging, fast-changing world. Encouraging STEM thinking empowers them with the skills to live well, say co-authors of STEM Detectives, Niki Buchan and Bronwyn Cron.   “As the world moves and changes at an ever-increasing pace,...

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