Happy Nkhonya is a scholarship recipient at Macquarie University, Department of Educational studies where he is studying for a Master’s degree in Early Childhood. Happy, is planning to be the first educator to implement STEM programming into early childhood education on his return to Malawi…
With 15 years’ experience in early childhood education, the Centre Director at Toybox Early Learning enjoys preparing children for life, not just school. She likes to encourage children to explore the world around them using their senses.
Posted on April 27th, 2021 in the category(s) STEM gems
The national mathematics curriculum is currently under scrutiny. There is a push to emphasise skills such as problem-solving in addition to teaching content and procedures. In our own Mathematics workshop, we focus on mathematical reasoning as the key concept. What is mathematical reasoning? How do we teach it? Do we need to change the way we’re teaching it?
The ancient story of the six blind men and the elephant is a great opportunity for philosophical inquiry with children and exploring the senses. How is feeling different to seeing? How do you experience your environment?
Rhiannon Winstone from Queensland believes that STEM learning is interactive and engaging for children as well as educators and supports the development of children’s individual and teamwork skills while having a whole lot of fun!
Little Scientists Thailand celebrated its tenth anniversary this week and our Project Director Sibylle Seidler was honoured to give a keynote speech at the event that saw 3,500 STEM enthusiasts gather for the seminar…