Innovation Toolbox

By Innovation Toolbox | Creating and inventing with technology in the classroom

STEAM-Focused 3D-Printing Projects to Try in Your Classroom

By Meg ConlanTake a peek at three of the 3D-printing projects that earned kudos from MakerBot.

K-12

Design Thinking and PBL

While project-based learning has existed for decades, design thinking has recently entered the education lexicon, even though its history can be …

Design Thinking

This All-female Coding School in Afghanistan Tears Down Gender Barriers

Code to Inspire is Afghanistan’s award-winning first all-girls coding school--and they’re coding their way to gender equality.<p>Fereshteh Forough …

I'm outside of Australia. Why can't I watch 9Now?

9Now is only able to show live and on demand content in Australia and does not have international streaming right. If you’re outside of Australia, …

Home | Buy Intel STEM Gear

<b>Buy Intel® STEM Gear in Australia</b><p><b>Edison</b><p>Edisons are tiny powerful computers powered by a Intel® Atom™ SoC dual-core CPU.<p>Part No.<p>Image<p>Product …

Arduino

AI is already making inroads into journalism but could it win a Pulitzer?

From football reports to clickbait, programs are changing the way the news is created<p>Look closely at what many journalists write about artificial intelligence – from AlphaGo’s triumph at the ancient Chinese board game Go to Microsoft’s accidentally racist Twitter bot – and you might detect some …

Journalism

Future Proof

Are we preparing our children for the workplace of the future?

Intelligence

Google's programmable Lego-like blocks teach kids to code

With an increasingly digital future ahead of us, kids are being taught programming skills at younger and younger ages. Play is often the best way to …

Space

Blinking LED Light

Background/Context<p>Where do we see LED lights? Students can list where they see them.<p>What is their purpose? Why do we have them?<p>Who invented them?<p>What …

Infusing the Basics With the Spirit of Innovation

In our opinion, one of the biggest misconceptions in education is the idea that "the basics" must precede innovation. While foundational skills such …

Teaching

Inspiring Students: Bringing Awe Back to Learning

Awe might seem like just another three-letter word, but it is so much more. A recent New York Times article detailed how humans can get goose bumps …

Mistakability: How we can promote a culture of innovation

Amid standardised testing and the fear of failure, Australia is losing the ability to learn from mistakes and in the process embrace innovation, …

Why you need creativity in the robot era

by Amantha Imber<p>As we approach the middle of the century, experts are predicting that half of all workers will be replaced by robots.<p>Professor Moshe …

10 Incredible Wonders at Vivid Sydney

<b>Bigger than ever, Australia’s 23-day festival celebrates light, music, technology and inspiring ideas.</b><p>The world’s largest festival of light, music …

4×4 in Schools

What is the Land Rover 4×4 in Schools Technology Challenge?<p>The Land Rover 4×4 in Schools Technology Challenge is to build a radio controlled …

Girls in Tech: Inspiring the next generation of creative, entrepreneurial and digital women

Did you know less than a quarter of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians are women – and yet jobs that require these skills are …

10 Incredible Wonders at Vivid Sydney

<b>Bigger than ever, Australia’s 23-day festival celebrates light, music, technology and inspiring ideas.</b><p>The world’s largest festival of light, music …

100 drones perform a choreographed routine over Sydney Harbour

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High School of the Future by Joanne Jacobs

There are no bells at Salt Lake City’s Innovations Early College High School, and no traditional “classes.” Students show up when they like, putting …

Education