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Save the dates for the Melbourne Mini Maker Fair.

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Melbourne Mini Maker Faire is 7 weeks away! We have two special days scheduled at KIOSC (Knox Innovation, Opportunity and Sustainability Centre) in Wantirna. Check out our webpage or follow us on Facebook (Melbourne Mini Maker Faire KIOSC) Friday 18th March Melbourne Mini Maker Faire Education Day. Students and teachers from across Victoria will be… Continue reading

Melbourne Mini Maker Faire

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  Come one Come All to the Melbourne Mini Maker Faire on Saturday 19 March 2016. The Victorian Department of Education and Training in association with the Knox Innovation, Opportunity Sustainability Centre (KIOSC) and Swinburne University of Technology are planning an exciting experience, giving attendees a quick look at what our future may look like. The programs… Continue reading

National STEM School Education Strategy

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The national strategy for STEM learning in schools was endorsed by Australian Education Ministers on December 11 2015. National STEM School Education Strategy The strategy is focused on action that lifts foundational skills in STEM learning areas, develops mathematical, scientific and technological literacy and promotes the development of 21st century skills of problem solving, critical analysis… Continue reading

Making (in) History: Learning by Reinvention | Edutopia

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Thanks Gary Stager for sharing this post about harnessing the power of Making in a History class. Making (in) History: Learning by Reinvention | Edutopia. Heather Pang, 8th grade History teacher was studying the History of Innovation and Communication with students who built their own working telegraph machines and talked about what Samuel Morse needed… Continue reading