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Stemiverse 0006 - Jorge DeSousa Pires on knowing your students

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 6. In this episode of Stemiverse, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Professor Jorge De Sousa Pires. Jorge is a retired associate professor. He was a researcher and senior lecturer at Uppsala University. He was also the Research and Education...
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Stemiverse 0007 - Tim Heinecke on student engagement

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 7. In this episode of Stemiverse, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Tim Heineke. Tim is a former Physical Education teacher and has been wondering about the art and practice of student engagement. In fact, he founded the Student Engagement...
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Stemiverse 0008 - John Burfoot and the magic of Lego

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 8. In this episode of Stemiverse, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with John Burfoot. John is a STEM robotics teacher and trainer. He is a Science and STEAM specialist in the state of NSW in Australia, for primary schools. He also facilitates and...
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Stemiverse 0009 - Ben Newsome and interactive science

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 9. In this episode of Stemiverse, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus talk with Ben Newsome. Ben Newsome is the founder of Fizzics Education, a company that specialises in delivering interactive science workshops and shows. Through Fizzics Education, Ben reaches...
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Stemiverse 0010 - Phillip Mallon - Reflective Learning

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 10. In this episode of Stemiverse, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Philip Mallon. Starting at the age of 9, Philip built a radio crystal set and this became the foundation for an interest in electronics. Phillip's path has given him...
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Stemiverse 0011 - Ariane Skapetis: Explain Everything

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 11. In this episode of Stemiverse, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Ariane Skapetis. Ariane is currently a Learning Technologist in Higher-Ed with qualifications and expertise in e-learning, blended learning and K-12 Education. She has held...
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Stemiverse 0012 - Nicola O'Brien: Code Rangers

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 12. In this episode of Stemiverse, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Nicola O'Brien. Nicola is the founder of Code Rangers, a company based in Sydney that teachers children how to code, develop games, and apps. Nicola's created Code Rangers...
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Stemiverse 0013 - Meridith Ebbs: Project-based learning

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 13. In this episode of Stemiverse Podcast, Dr Peter Dalmaris talks with Meridith Ebbs. Meridith is a teacher with 23 years of experience in K-10 and adult education. She is interested in integrating STEM into classrooms and she is now also working as the...
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Stemiverse 0014 - Professor John Fischetti: Transformational Teaching

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast this is episode 14. In this episode of Stemiverse, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Professor John Fischetti. Professor Fischetti is Head of School of Education School at the University of Newcastle. Over the past 30 years John has worked to revamp...
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Stemiverse 0015 - Pip Cleaves: Code Clubbing

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 15. In this episode, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Pip Cleaves. Pip Cleaves is the National Education Manager for Code Club Australia, a not for profit organisation that has supported the development of over 18,000 clubs and 65,000...
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