Little Scientists STEM Acoustics Workshop - Sector

Little Scientists STEM Acoustics Workshop

March 24, 2022 - March 24, 2022

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Professor Lynn Corcoran Early Learning Centre: FROEBEL Parkville 1G Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia

Explore the presence and absence of sound, create your own sound maker and tell a sound story. Emphasise the potential of peer group learning in co-constructed environments and reflect on the educator’s impact on group dynamics.

 

This STEM learning opportunity will help you:

 

  • recognise how co-constructed environments support peer group learning
  • reflect on the role of the educator in enhancing children’s verbal and non-verbal communication with peers
  • experience the effects of group dynamics on the learner
  • explore the world of sound by listening to the environment
  • discover acoustics by producing sounds, making noise and experiencing silence
  • benefit from the exchange with like-minded educators and reflect on your current practice
  • feel confident in unlocking the wonders of STEM.
  • You will also receive comprehensive materials with lots of STEM ideas and information about inquiry-based practices.

 

Topic learning objectives

 

  • Enhancing peer group learning in co-constructed environments
  • Supporting children’s verbal and non-verbal communication with peers
  • Acoustics phenomena as a gateway into STEM inquiry

 

Good to know: This workshop provides educators and teachers with a variety of tools and educational concepts to meet a range of requirements of the NQF and the EYLF and will contribute 5 hours and 30 minutes of NESA Elective Professional Development.

 

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