IONA PRESENTATION COLLEGE
Mosman Park, WA
Iona Presentation College believes that each student needs to be provided with opportunities to delve further into a topic, including collaboration opportunities, extension reading, practical advanced activities and discussion with industry experts. In line with Australia’s national focus on STEM education, the college’s staff have been engaged in creating an innovative STEM curriculum that seamlessly integrates Year 7 science, mathematics and digital technology standards. The S.M.A.R.T. [Science, Mathematics and Real-world Technology] program uses driving questions to tie the three components together and provides a direction for lesson creation. The lessons are based on the 6E lesson model: Engaging, Exploration, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate and Extend.