#dayofstem Posts

Exploring Cyber Challenges in the Classroom

Exploring Cyber Challenges in the Classroom

Within the Optus Cyber Security Experience there are a range of cyber challenges found in the “Field Trips” tab of the dashboard that are ready for use in the classroom. The challenges can be completed individually or in pairs, in the classroom or for homework.

  • Requirements: Device with internet connection, individual student registration with the Optus Cyber Security program – REGISTER HERE
  • Age: Suitable for Years 8-12
  • Time: 40 mins for all challenges (can be completed as individual tasks)
  • Answers: Hints are available in the program or a Teacher’s  Answers Guide is available on the Optus Cyber Security teacher dashboard. 

Announcing the Day of STEM – Education Advisory Board

Announcing the Day of STEM – Education Advisory Board

LifeJourney is pleased to formally announce the Day of STEM – Education Advisory Board. The Education Advisory Board aims to improve and accelerate the effectiveness of the Day of STEM platform in Australia and is comprised of a cross-section of the teachers, education leaders, and facilitators of STEM programs across Australia.

Top 5 Tips for Teachers Using Day of STEM in the Classroom

Top 5 Tips for Teachers Using Day of STEM in the Classroom

The Hills Grammar School is an independent K-12 school in Kenthurst, North-West Sydney. Pahia Cooper recently sat down to chat with teacher, Kim, to learn more about how she uses the Day of STEM programs in her classroom. Here are her 5 top tips for teachers.

Pahia Cooper Joins LifeJourney Australia Team

Pahia Cooper Joins LifeJourney Australia Team

Pahia Cooper has joined LifeJourney’s Australia team as Program Manager for Education. Pahia will work directly with schools and teachers across Australia to increase the adoption of the Day of STEM platform and will be based in Brisbane.

Day of STEM Launch

The Day of STEM program had its corporate launch last November by Australia’s Chief Scientist and some of Australia’s most iconic corporations and institutions. Day of STEM is specifically designed to empower and encourage today’s students to become our nation’s future STEM Generation, by providing Australian students – regardless of means – with the opportunity to ‘test drive’ their future by enabling them to live a day in the life of Australia’s STEM leaders.