4 results for day: 22/01/2016

University of Queensland hosts Explorama in 2016

Once again the University of Queensland will host many eager, young mind at the Kids College Queensland Explorama on Sunday the 13th March. Explorama always provides a wonderful opportunity for students to connect with like-minded peers in a fun, exciting and challenging workshops. Each workshop offers something unique and ... More

By Not Challenging Gifted Kids, What Do We Risk Losing?

By Not Challenging Gifted Kids, What Do We Risk Losing? By Ingfei Chen APRIL 25, 2014 It’s easy to assume that for extremely bright young pupils, life in the classroom is a snap. But when conventional school curricula fail to stimulate their hungry young brains, leaving them bored and stymied, these kids may get lost in ... More

Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn

Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn By Katrina Schwartz JULY 11, 2013 The Maker Movement has inspired progressive educators to bring more hands-on learning and tinkering into classrooms, and educator Gary Stager would like to see formal schooling be influenced by the Maker Movement, which has inspired young learners to ... More

How Minecraft and Duct Tape Wallets Prepare Our Kids for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet

How Minecraft and Duct Tape Wallets Prepare Our Kids for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet By Zach Klein May 26, 2015 When I was 11 I loved designing web pages and playing Sim City. Adults in my life didn’t recognize these skills as valuable, so neither did I. Actually, I began to feel guilty for using my computer so much. In ... More