MIE Lab offers a range of professional development opportunities and resources for teachers, preservice teachers, UniSC students and parents
- Learn how to develop students’ growth mindset to STEM subjects
- Develop confidence and skills in teaching about STEM career education
- Develop confidence and skills in teaching the Digital Technologies curriculum
- Conduct a technologies self-audit
The MIE project is extremely valuable on so many levels. It allows pre-service teachers to hone their skills and it makes a daunting topic accessible for unskilled teachers and students. It also shows a clear pathway for students to follow in terms of advancing their education in the STEM areas.
Become a presenter
UniSC students are encouraged to become presenters for MIE Lab. You can participate in intensive training and teaching alongside an experienced MIE Lab Lead presenter for USC Student Leadership Award points, and can then apply to become a paid member of the team.
Developing a growth mindset
Learn how to develop student’s growth mindset to STEM subjects
Serious Games PD
Design and program serious games in Scratch
Micro Drones PD
MIE Lab has partnered with She Maps to offer free online professional development to all teachers from MIE Lab partner schools and all USC preservice teachers.
An opportunity to learn and apply new knowledge and skills in STEM education, using Arduino.
Science Unplugged PD
Explore how Year 7 and 8 students can investigate and develop their scientific inquiry skills.
Identify areas of strength and areas for improvement in relation to teaching and integrating technologies in the classroom.
Resources for parents
Parents can learn more about the future of work, how to engage more girls in STEM, growth mindset and information about STEM careers