Dream, draw, design, make: From STEM to STEAM in early years' education

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ECTA Webinar 20 Feb 2020 4:30pm - 6pm QLD Time
Dream, draw, design, make: From STEM to STEAM in early year's education presented by Andrew King and Sue Lewin.

Engineer and writer Andrew King and musician and early years’ educator Sue Lewin combine their knowledge and experiences in their chosen fields to lead participants through practical activities, philosophies, songs and creative thinking for young children. Andrew is passionate about the role that Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (the STEM subjects) will play in our sustainable future and equally passionate about the importance of STEM education. They will introduce the concept of moving STEM to  STEAM education - adding the arts component.

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Sue Lewin is an early childhood educator, singer and song writer. She has produced 10 CDs for young children. She co-wrote the children’s musicals performed in London. Sue’s most recent collaboration is with engineer and writer of the ‘Engibear’ children’s books, Andrew King. The work is an activity book for educators, parents and children melding music and engineering concepts. http://earlychildmusic.com.au/

Andrew King is an engineer and teacher from Brisbane. Andrew has created the ‘Engibear’ picture book series. The books are designed to introduce children to engineering through friendly characters and story. Through examples and accompanying activities they are designed to encourage children to try engineering – to ‘Dream, Design and Develop’ http://www.engibears.com/


'Presenters very enthusiastic and engaging. Had lots of ideas to share in the short time they had and made session a good balance of hands on activities and sharing research and practice.'

'The excitement of the presenter was infectious.  I am glad to know that his is a science teacher.  I loved the hands on approach I have shared the Vietnam and German bridge construction with colleagues already and they were amazed.  Can't wait to share learning with work partner.'


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