STANSW Science Matters - Quarterly Newsletter (2018) STANSW Science Matters - Issue #2 (May)

THE NEWSLET TER OF THE SCIENCE TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION OF NSW INC. YOUR PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION ISSUE 2 2018 Note from STANSW President This newsletter is complementary for all science teachers in NSW schools even if you are not STANSW members. Becoming a member saves you and/or your school money so for 2019 remember to register your membership in October (as membership is now closed for 2018). CONASTA is our big state conference for K-12 and will be held in Sydney this year so don’t miss out. Register through the ASTA website to get access to some of the best professional learning you could want. Your STANSW membership is also required for cheaper rates to CONASTA. Find out about our ‘event access membership’ today You might like to know that STANSW is a volunteer association run by teachers for teachers. We represent you and your needs so are often involved in NESA consultative meetings to give feedback. Science Education News (SEN) is our journal that provides great teaching ideas for you in the classroom and this year will include short summaries of work done in our local universities. These might help your senior students with their depth studies. So if you have a fomo problem then join with us to connect with our other NSW teachers. Margaret Shepherd STANSW Inc ‘Providing leadership and promoting excellence in science education’ www . stansw . asn . au office @ stansw . asn . au ph 02 9763 2751 fax 02 9763 2739 Are you a Member? Check your membership status today! Science Matters is a FREE publication sent to all NSW schools produced by the Science Teachers’ Association of NSW