The FizzicsEd Podcast

The FizzicsEd Podcast

For educators and teachers working to make STEM amazing... no matter whether you're teaching science in grade 1, running a high school lab or delivering science shows in a museum, this education show helps you teach science & technology the way kids want to learn. The FizzicsEd Podcast brings in educators from across Australia and around the world to talk about tips, tricks, lessons and learnings they've had whilst working with students in the classroom and beyond. Hosted by Ben Newsome, a science teacher, author and founder of the multi-award winning science outreach team at Fizzics Education.... Show More
July 2, 2019 41 min

You can't help but be enthusiastic about mathematics when you hear from Asha Rao! Hailing from RMIT as a Professor and Associate Dean of Mathematical Sciences, Asha is a recent winner of the 2019-2020 Superstars of STEM program and she brings a real passion and authenticity to mathematics with her undergraduate students. Her enthusiasm is infectious! Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education About Professor Asha Rao Asha Rao is a mathematician and a 2019-2020 Superstars of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). An Algebraist by training, she applies algebraic techniques to a wide variety of problems, ranging from designing better codes for communication, to detecting money laundering and describing human interactions in the physical space. Currently Professor and Associate Dean of Mathematical Sciences at RMIT, she is passionate about mathematics and issues that stymie the progress of women and girls in STEM careers. She enjoys reading and sewing, especially using higher mathematics, such as hyperbolic geometry to create one-of-a-kind garments. Personal Webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/asharaowebpage/home About the FizzicsEd Podcast With interviews with leading science educators and STEM thought leaders, this science education podcast is about highlighting different ways of teaching kids within and beyond the classroom. It's not just about educational practice & pedagogy, it's about inspiring new ideas & challenging conventions of how students can learn about their world! https://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/ Know an educator who'd love this STEM podcast episode?  Share it! The FizzicsEd podcast is a member of the Australian Educators Online Network (AEON ) http://www.aeon.net.au/

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