Design thinking & scientific literacy come hand in hand when it comes to making STEM shine in the classroom. Joanne Gadaleta has a huge amount of experience when it comes to helping students understand how to think clearly when it comes to problem-solving & ideation and as such has seen primary students across Sydney grow as a result! Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education About Joanne Gadaleta During her career, Joanne has worked for IBM, set up her own training consultancy, established a ‘Community of Schools’ gifted and talented program, and taught both opportunity and mainstream classes. Currently, she is an Assistant Principal at Oatley Public School. Her passion is ensuring primary students are exposed to quality STEM learning so they can develop a love of science and a thorough understanding of scientific principles and the design thinking process before entering high school.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/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.