Laurens Derks | Stem.T4L Learning Leader
NSW Department of Education | Australia

Laurens Derks, Stem.T4L Learning Leader, NSW Department of Education

Presented by the NSW Department of Education's stem.T4L Team! The stem.T4L project provides trial kits, resources, professional learning and support to Public Schools across NSW. The stem.T4L project empowers schools to teach students the skills they need to solve the problems of tomorrow.


Day 1 @ 13:00

Action! Explore the power of creating film in the classroom with the stem.T4L team

Join the stem.T4L team to learn more about filming as well as discovering the skills and dispositions to incorporate film in your classroom. In this session you will learn about:
  • The stem.T4L filming kit and its power as an asynchronous classroom teaching tool and a student learning tool.
  • Ways in which you can empower your staff with new skills and the confidence to make quality film creation part of their teaching and learning.
  • The Student Filmmaker resouce, a new independent learning resource that can support students to tell stories, share learning and respond to all curriculum tasks in new and creative ways.
  • Learn how to introduce the stem.T4L tools in your classroom
  • Discover the support available to NSW Public Schools through the stem.T4L program.
  • Find out about the Student Filmmaker resource and how to support your students to use it independently to make films that are well planned, creative and skilled in their crafting

Day 2 @ 14:00

The Power of VR in the Classroom

How can you introduce virtual reality (VR) into your school? Join the stem.T4L team to discover the true power of VR as a creative and dynamic way to get your students to tell stories and share experiences. See it empowering students across the curriculum to tell stories in new ways, create new artworks and explore or share local or global experiences. It is a huge opportunity for teachers in all areas to look at how creating with VR can bring new opportunities and ways to work for their students.WHY ATTEND
  • Understand how it has never been more relevant to connect and see the world in new ways.
  • Learn that VR creation is a new and valuable skill for students through the highlighting of authentic application by schools, cultural organisations a broad range of industries.
  • Learn to get your head around where VR fits in your school and how to inspire your staff to engage with this new medium
  • Find out how NSW Public Schools can access resources including the support of the stem.T4L team to make this happen in your school.
last published: 29/Oct/20 05:25 GMT
last published: 29/Oct/20 05:25 GMT
last published: 29/Oct/20 05:25 GMT

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