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Category: Lifelong Learning

Learning Trends in an Online World

The 2010 Horizon Report is full of riches about where education, learning is headed over the next five years in an online world. Here’s some of them.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 11 May 2010

2010 Fashion Less Waste finalists announced

The 2010 judges of Fashion Less Waste were challenged to choose finalists from so many wonderful entries. This annual fashion design competition invites students to create an outfit that is mostly made from materials originally used for a non-clothing purpose. In this International Year of Biodiversity, students were inspired by our fabulous Australian animals.

By: Jane Johnston, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 29 Apr 2010

Bugwise for Schools - a new perspective

An internship in science communication at the Australian Museum has provided an exciting twist on science.

By: Phoebe Meagher, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 29 Apr 2010

BugWise for Schools launch

This is a timely first blog post for me. Thursday 22nd April sees the launch of Bugwise for Schools. it will be the culmination of two major projects for investigating invertebrates - Web2spider and Plant2pollinator.

By: Sue Lewis, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 20 Apr 2010

Bugwise for Schools is coming

On 22 April we will be launching the Bugwise for Schools. Offering free online tools for exploring the environment and engaging in scientific practice with your class, here's how some of the many schools who helped us develop the toolkits have used Bugwise in their classroom - How will you?

By: Dr Sophie Lieberman, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Apr 2010

How do you use Bugwise?

The Web2Spider workshops were developed and delivered as part of many of our outreach programs. Feedback from teachers has deeply informed the development of the project. How do you use Bugwise?

By: Dr Sophie Lieberman, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Apr 2010

Video Conferencing

Video conferencing has started again for 2010.  Schools can access the Museum's collections and staff through a series of video conferences.  

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Apr 2010

New Teachers' e-newsletter published

Our first e-newsletter has now been published informing teachers about events, exhibitions, onsite and offsite programs and competitions specifically for teachers and their students.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 31 Mar 2010

Twitter in the classroom boosts student engagement

How does using Twitter with students boost their learning and engagement? Mashable explains how...

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Mar 2010

Welcome to BugWise Backchat

Welcome to Bugwise Backchat where you can be part of the science that happens at the Australian Museum. Help us be Bugwise by telling us what you’ve found, asking us questions about the world of invertebrates and sharing your stories from investigations using Bugwise tools.

By: Dr Sophie Lieberman, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 11 Mar 2010