Creative Lab 2016Looking for a different way to teach STEM concepts? Join us at Creative Lab for professional development with a difference.
Creative Lab teacher professional development program helps teachers to guide their students into an innovative future.
During the workshop you will learn through new, engaging strategies that use creative teaching methodologies to teach STEM subjects. Unlike other PD programs, you’ll also have access to Queensland Museum objects and exhibitions, and get a chance to meet with STEM professionals.
Investigate engagement strategies and cooperative learning to help increase your students’ participation and performance in STEM subjects and explore creative solutions to everyday problems.
DATEFriday 14 – Saturday 15 October 2016
DAY ONEQueensland Museum, Corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Bank Cultural Precinct, South Brisbane. You will rotate through three workshops designed to connect you with museum objects and industry professionals while working through STEM engagement strategies you can implement in the classroom.
• Engineering Innovation• Marine Ecosystems• Indigenous STEM
DAY TWOThe Cube, QUT Science and Engineering Centre (P Block)QUT Gardens Point Campus, 2 George Street, BrisbaneYou will draw on your experiences from Day One to develop classroom learning activities and receive feedback from our expert panellists. You will share, collaborate and evaluate with other participants.
PARTNERSFuture MakersFuture Makers, a partnership between natural gas producer QGC and Queensland Museum Network, aims to address Queensland students’ declining enrolments and performance in STEM subjects, and create a whole-of-life approach to STEM education.http://www.futuremakers.org.au/
Step UpStep Up seeks to transform the nature and delivery of mathematics and science pre-service secondary teacher education in Queensland using cross-institutional and cross-disciplinary collaborations.http://www.stepup.edu.au/
Engineers without BordersEngineers without Borders work with communities to create social value through engineering.http://www.ewb.org.au/
14 - 15 October 2016 Queensland MuseumFriday, 14 October 9am until 5pm Networking drinks from 5pm - 6:30pm
The Cube, QUT Science and Engineering Centre (P Block)Saturday, 15 October 9am until 1.30pm