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Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to enhance your teaching skills and to inspire students through STEM?

Apply now to participate in our FREE Engineering is Elementary professional learning workshops!

Engineering is Elementary workshops will build your confidence and capacity to teach STEM in your classroom through:

  • Getting hands-on experience with the activities in our integrated STEM units of work
  • Learning how to build student knowledge of STEM content and develop teaching strategies to meet the learning needs of your students, and
  • Gaining the confidence to teach STEM in your classroom through the engineering design process.

On completing the workshop, you will receive a resource kit and a unit of work enabling you to immediately implement Engineering is Elementary in your classroom. You will also be connected to a national community of practice of teachers for ongoing collaboration and support!

Engineering is Elementary is developed by the Museum of Science, Boston, and adapted for Australian educators by Questacon supported by Diamond Partner, Department of Defence.

Any questions? Email us at teachers@questacon.edu.au

What they say

I have taken several Engineering is Elementary professional learning sessions and would absolutely recommend them to other teachers.

Sarah Fletcher (2020) Recipient of the Prime Ministers Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools & STEM specialist teacher, ACT

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