The science teacher’s week is a busy one. Not only is there a long list of content to plough through, there is a need to devote a lesson or two to hands-on practical work. For many students, it’s an opportunity to stop writing and start sifting, burning, cutting, dropping, pouring, and measuring.
At its core, science is a process of growing confidence in how the universe works. Speculation generates hypotheses, which are in turn tested in experiments, producing results which are shared with others to discuss. Little by little, we collectively identify which ideas are good ones and which we should forget. Learning how
Yesterday Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull unveiled the government's $1.1 billion innovation package that will be rolled out over the next four years to promote business-based research, development and innovation. Pleasingly, Australia's falling maths and science participation is a key focus point in the government's plan of attack. STEM skills are increasingly important for the competitiveness
We always love a visitor so the team at 3P Learning were today pleased to welcome Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to our Sydney office, one of our global network of bases, as part of a tour promoting his Government's current focus on technology and innovation. Ahead of the release of the Australian Government’s much anticipated
The entire global team at 3P Learning is excited to announce that we have been shortlisted in a record SIX categories at the prestigious BETT Awards in London. The BETT Awards are a celebration of the creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education. Winners are seen to have excelled in
Hot on the heels of our latest update, we are pleased to announce that a brand new release of IntoScience (version 1.7) is now live! We've been working hard with our users to identify how to make the product easier to learn, navigate and use. We've been focused strongly on the experience of helping a teacher to “learn it in
3P Learning has been highlighted by CIO Review as one of the 50 Most Promising Edtech Solution Providers of 2015. CIO Review, a print publication based in Silicon Valley, California, has chosen 3P Learning for its 50 Most Promising Edtech Solution Providers. The positioning is based on an evaluation of 3P's offerings for the Education Technology landscape; including Mathletics, Spellodrome
Science is all about the art of discovery and learning. Using research and experimentation to advance, innovate and evolve. This is an exciting field of interacting with and understanding the world we live in. With the journey of self discovery playing part in scientific development, the value of making the study of science
A soldier's weapon in battle is only as powerful as the ability to use it. The same ideal can be held true with teachers and their ability to integrate technology as a resource for learning. As technology continues to evolve, it becomes a constant race between the older generation’s ability to keep up with technology
We are excited to announce that IntoScience and Mathletics are finalists in the 2015 eLearning Excellence Awards! The eLearning Excellence Awards are a showcase for the eLearning industry and set benchmarks for the application of technology to new learning paradigms, enabling the transformation of learners at work, school and at play. Both Mathletics
We are pleased to announce that a brand new release of IntoScience (version 1.6) is now live! This release brings changes in two main areas to the web version of IntoScience: a WebGL client for those using the Chrome browser (and Chromebooks); and a simpler, streamlined interface, focused on helping students and teachers find what
Classrooms aren’t what they used to be. Smart boards have replaced chalk boards, students would rather send a sneaky IM on their iPad than pass notes, and references to Wikipedia have replaced book titles in bibliographies. Classroom practices have also diversified in the new educational landscape. IntoScience recognises the need for modern educational resources
3P Learning, in partnership with global tech giant Microsoft, is pleased to announce that IntoScience is now available as an app on both the Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 stores. The IntoScience Windows app has full touchscreen capabilities and tablet support for Microsoft Surface users, and will include automatic updates to the latest version.
Around a century ago, a man called Edward Thorndike described three basic laws of learning: readiness, exercise and effect. Thorndike was a celebrated psychologist who spent much of his life studying and documenting the complex process of learning. In recent years three additional laws have been added: primacy, intensity and recency. These six
We are excited to announce that IntoScience, in partnership with the CSIRO, has received the NSW iAward for innovation in education for the virtual school excursion to the Jenolan Caves. The NSW iAwards, in partnership with UTS, recognise and celebrate the achievements and innovation made in ICT across all areas of the economy. The