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Little Scientists STEM Design and Technologies Workshop, Erskineville NSW

Wed 12th Feb 2020, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Price

$200 AUD + BF

$200 AUD + BF

Little Scientists Australia

Little Scientists STEM Design and Technologies Workshop, Erskineville NSW

Date and Time

Wed 12th Feb 2020, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Location

Gowrie NSW Erskineville Early Education & Care
1 Elliott Ave, Erskineville NSW 2043, Australia

Event description

Use your inventiveness and creativity to address real needs and thoughtfully design technologies for the future.

Explore technical inventions of the past, optimise present-day technology and design sustainable solutions for the future. Appreciate the relevance of technology education for children’s understanding of the world and encourage their creativity and innovative spirit.

This STEM learning opportunity will help you:

  • learn how early technology education can foster children’s technical competence
  • embrace ethical decision-making as an important part of technology education
  • engage in technology education through design, production, investigation and analysis
  • recognise the importance of communication, evaluation and assessment for technical learning
  • benefit from the exchange with like-minded educators and reflect on your current practice
  • feel confident in unlocking the wonders of STEM.

You will also receive comprehensive materials with lots of STEM ideas and information about inquiry-based practices.

Topic learning objectives

  • Supporting the development of sustainable and ethical decision-making
  • Fostering children’s technical competence
  • Awareness of age-appropriate learning opportunities in the area of design and technologies

Good to know: This workshop provides educators and teachers with a variety of tools and educational concepts to meet a range of requirements of the NQF and the EYLF.

Parking: Parking is available within the vicinity of the venue

Further information: Wear clothing suitable for hands-on activities and experiments.

Cost: $200 per participant. Ticket cost includes morning and afternoon tea. Please BYO lunch.

Who? This workshop is suitable for all educators and teachers and prior STEM knowledge is not required.

Facilitators: Lena Hammond, Little Scientists head trainer.

Bring a friend. We know from experience that people who come along with a friend or colleague tend to get more out of the workshop. If you know someone who’d benefit from this workshop, send them this link to find out more and join your workshop.

Please note: The workshop is for educators and teachers only and it is not suitable for children to attend.

Questions? Email us at workshops@littlescientists.org.au 

Terms and Conditions.



Completing this workshop will contribute 5 hours and 30 minutes of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing Standard Descriptors 2.1.2, 3.3.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Refund Policy

Refunds are available 7 days prior to the event

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Inquiry-based STEM learning for early childhood educators. Our professional development program supports inquiry-based teaching approaches through the lens of science, technology, engineering and mathematics [STEM]. The face-to-face workshops are designed to promote confidence in facilitating STEM learning and empower those working with children aged 3-6 years to implement playful, inquiry-based experiences in educational programs. Our play-based workshops provide educators and teachers with a solid understanding in planning and implementing STEM in their service. Previous STEM knowledge is not required to attend these workshops. We have seven engaging workshops which can be completed in any order. At each workshop you will be provided with comprehensive, high-quality resources and strategies you can use immediately. The program aligns with the Early Years Learning Framework as well as the National Quality Standards (NQS) and is mapped against the Australian curriculum.

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