Hawker Brownlow Education

Adrian Bertolini will be presenting at the
16th Annual Thinking & Learning Conference in Melbourne.

INSTITUTE DAY — THURSDAY 16 MAY 2019

STEM & STEAM

In this one-day institute, participants will gain an understanding of, and a clear and meaningful purpose and context for, STEM and STEAM learning that will empower learning and teaching at their school. They will also experience two design challenges that will give a deeper understanding of how STEAM learning can look. Finally, they will leave with a raft of ideas and a broad plan of how to infuse STEM and design thinking into the current school curriculum, and spark innovation and creativity within the student.

Session 1: Understanding and Defining the Purpose of STEM
Unpack your current understanding and perceptions of STEM.
Use five lenses to deepen your thinking and understanding.
Define a meaningful purpose and context for STEM learning in your school.
   
Session 2: Experiencing STEM and Design Thinking
Learn about the design thinking process.
Undertake a simple design challenge to lay the foundation for critical thinking, problem-solving and collaboration.
Spark your innovation and creativity via a social justice design challenge.
 
Session 3: Practical Steps in STEM and Design Thinking
Explore examples of practice and thinking from Australian STEM educators.
Design a Learning Ladder.
Plan a sample authentic STEM unit.
 

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