Maths 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. 

ATSIMA Joins Day of STEM Initiative

ATSIMA Joins Day of STEM Initiative

The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance (ATSIMA) has joined the Day of STEM as a strategic partner. ATSIMA is a non-profit member based group that works directly with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, education and business sectors across Australia. ATSIMA aims to inspire, promote and support improved mathematics outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

AAMT Supports National Day of STEM Initiative

AAMT Supports National Day of STEM Initiative

The Australian Association of Maths Teachers (AAMT) have announced their support for Australia’s Day of STEM, a national initiative that allows students to test-drive STEM careers through an interactive web-based platform. The Day of STEM is designed to raise the national IQ for STEM careers, inspiring the next generation of Australian STEM professionals through an interactive, online awareness platform led by the nation’s leading industry mentors.