The gender equality saga that has recently been played out by Australian television networks reminded me of an article I read this time last year. It was an occasional paper released by the Office of the Chief Scientist. It outlined four myths and their relating facts pertaining to Women in STEM. I see these myths […]

Here is a fantastic representation of a variety of inquiry cycles compiled by Natasha Hutchins at It is a useful tool for comparing the language and stages of different inquiry cycles, allowing you to select the most appropriate to use in your area of teaching.  

Do you want to increase your confidence in teaching STEM? Registrations are now open for the STEM Leaders Bunbury 2018 professional learning program.

I have begun to embrace such wonders of life as the stimulus for future inquiry based learning. Here is a prime example. (Apologies for my shaky filming).

Suggested reading: Power of Inquiry – Kath Murdoch. An inquiry methodology outline appropriate for all Early Childhood, Middle Primary and Upper Primary year groups.