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Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences
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Peter Corkill - John Monash School of Sciences - Schools Showcase – John Monash School of Sciences

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Peter Corkill delivered the presentation at the 2014 STEM Conference. …

Peter Corkill delivered the presentation at the 2014 STEM Conference.

The STEM Education Conference in 2014 looked not only at some of the key advantages and critical gaps in STEM education but also explore the policy and strategy settings that can enable participation and quality learning of STEM.

For more information about the event, please visit: http://bit.ly/STEMConf2014

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  • 1. Learnings from our Journey in Science STEM Conference, 21st August 2014
  • 2. Student Voice
  • 3.  Victorian Government school  640 Years 10-12 students, 80 staff  A school for ALL Victorians  Self-contained, co-located with Monash University  Strong partnership with Monash University produces great opportunities for young people and teachers  Build capacity in students, teachers, our system John Monash Science School
  • 4. Seven Formative (Brave?) Decisions
  • 5. 1. Skills, Attributes
  • 6. JMSS Learner Developmental Framework
  • 7. 2. Rounded, Balanced Leaders & Individuals
  • 8. 3. Contemporary Science Curriculum All Year 10 students do a full year’s extended science investigation Year 11 Biochemistry Year 11 Computational Physics Year 10 Emerging Sciences Marine Biology Cells to Systems Quarks to Quasars Bioinformatics Nanotechnology Pharmaceuticals Dynamic Earth Logic to Magic Imaging Science Spectroscopic Methods The partnership with our Monash colleagues has been the key to changing curriculum for students
  • 9. 4. Team Teaching, Team Learning  All teaching and learning in teams  Four 75-minute lessons per day  50 students with two teachers  Open-plan spaces, dual-device policy  Teachers plan, assess, moderate lessons and learning in teams
  • 10. 5. Strong House System to Build Community
  • 11. 6. Privilege Teacher Learning
  • 12. 7. Begin Outreach EARLY Little Scientist Program Regional Exchange Victorian Virtual School of Emerging Sciences
  • 13. Opportunities for Students, Teachers  20% of JMSS Year 12s access a First Year University study as part of their VCE  Many JMSS students undertake research with practising scientists, science organisations (Earthwatch, Google…)  International Science Schools Network – Fairs, Competitions, Exchanges – students and teachers  Contemporary science into the modern classroom!
  • 14. International Students Science Fair  7 – 11 Dec 2015  Week-long event for high school students and educators  Top science schools from around the world
  • 15. Challenges – past, present, future
  • 16. Our Website www.jmss.vic.edu.au

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