Professional Development

PrimeSCI! and KIOSC Professional Learning workshops

In collaboration with Swinburne University's premier science education provider, KIOSC, PrimeSCI! presents the 2017 STEM Professional Learning series, where we will share our best and time-tested teaching methods, and resources to get your students SERIOUSLY CURIOUS.

PrimeSCI! and KIOSC Professional Learning workshops are designed to arm primary school teachers with confidence in the teaching of good STEM by:
i)                 empowering teachers with knowledge,
ii)                equipping teachers with tools to deliver content, and
iii)               navigating the curriculum to discover how concepts are scaffolded.

Venue: KIOSC Discovery Centre, Swinburne University of  Technology, Wantirna Campus

Chemistry Across the Curriculum
Date: tba, Term 4

Physics Across the Curriculum
Date:  tba, Term 4

Coding In the Classroom
Date:  tba, Term

Professional Development

A high-impact and fun-filled series of workshops, backed by years of experience in the classroom delivery of science instruction, is now available for the most important resource of your school - your teachers.

Let us help your teachers remove the anxiety from the science components of the National Curriculum, and show how science can be powerfully delivered to young minds with confidence.

Get your team of teachers curious with PrimeSCI! Prices start at $800 (inc. GST).

Contact the PrimeSCI! Office to book your Professional Development Workshop.
Download the 2016 PrimeSCI! Professional Development Flyer (PDF, 1.9 MB)
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There are two types of Professional Learning sessions:

a) Classroom Science (1.5 hrs)
This session is tailored for teachers before they embark on their chosen science topic, and comes complete with activities, investigations, and accompanying worksheets.

Prices starting from $800 (excl GST) for one topic, one year level for up to 10 staff members.

b) Staffroom Science (1.5 hrs)
This workshop is an excellent way for staff to bond over explosions and coffee. Topic selection: States of Matter, Human Body Gallery, Energy and Electricity

Prices starting from $1000 (no maximum numbers)

Professional Development topics include:

Biological Sciences

The Secret Life of Plants
Human Body Gallery
Australian Biodiversity

Chemical Sciences

States of Matter
Mixing Matter
Plastic Fantastic
Physical and Chemical Change

Earth and Space Sciences

Mathematical Secrets of the Solar System
Weather and Seasons
Digging Deeper

Physical Sciences

Electricity and Circuits
Light and Colour
Light and Sound
Toys in Motion
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