Fiona Morrison

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Fiona Morrison

STEM Ed Magazine

Workshop: What, Why, How: Developing an extra-curricular Infants’ STEM program

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Video Synopsis:

STEM education is more than building challenges and technology – it is about students becoming curious learners, developing crucial skills that will enable them to interact positively and successfully with others and the world around them.

In this workshop, educators will come away with a developed knowledge of:

  • The ‘What’ – what does STEM involve in the Early Years?
  • The ‘Why’– a look at neuroplasticity and why early learning and skill practise is crucial for students later in life.
  • The ‘How’ – a case study of how an extracurricular STEM program for infants’ students can be set up to promote those crucial skills.

Bio:

Fiona is an experienced Primary School Teacher in both public and independent sectors with a demonstrated history of working in the writing and editing industry. Currently working as a Digital Literacy Coach to support educators 1:1 with the meaningful and innovative integration of technology. Google Certified Trainer and Educator; Seesaw, Wakelet and Book Creator Ambassador. Strong education professional graduated from University of Wollongong, currently studying a Masters of Educational Leadership (currently writing a scholarly article). Founder and Editor-in-Chief of STEM|ED Magazine to support STEM Educators globally. Recently won ICTENSW Young Educator of the Year Award 2020.