Person

Philip Roetman

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Fresh water literacies: transdisciplinary learning for place and eco justice

The aim of the Fresh Water Literacies Project was to build on primary aged students' understanding of the importance and finite availability of natural resources.
Journal article

Futures in primary science education: connecting students to place and ecojustice

Working with teachers and their students, the Water Literacies Project provided an ideal opportunity to explore a range of pedagogical approaches and practices which connect students to their everyday world, both now and in their possible futures, through place-based learning.
Report

Cat tracker South Australia

Domestic cats are one of the most popular pets worldwide and they play an important and much-cherished role in the lives of many South Australians. The Cat Tracker project was designed to help cat owners make informed decisions about the care and management of their...
Journal article

Researching the effectiveness of a science professional learning programme using a proposed curriculum framework for schools: a case study

This paper reports on an action research-based professional learning programme (PLP) in which early career teachers volunteered to identify and then research an aspect of their science teaching practice. The PLP was facilitated by academics from the School of Education and the Barbara Hardy Institute...
Discussion paper

Building Australia through citizen science

BACKGROUND Citizen science brings scientists and the wider community together to work on important scientific projects. It has played a central and celebrated role in the advancement of global knowledge. From amateur astronomers tracking the transit of Venus in 1874 to the Audubon Society’s 114...