Text version – STEM at Ellerston Public School
Establishment of a makerspace environment and technology access across the whole school.
Journey focus area
- Collaborative learning
- Problem solving
- Student engagement in science, technologies and mathematics.
Timeline and milestones
|2015 milestones||Non-existent and zero teacher inclination.|
|2016 milestones||Teachers began facilitating engineering days.|
- Opportunities for older students to lead and model “how to learn”.
- Collaborative learning in an engaging environment.
Main challenges and solutions
Main challenge - Implementing across K-6 in a small school setting.
Solution - It was necessary to assign children with rotating roles in order to eliminate domination or lack of participation.