At the awards ceremony, at the Tertiary & Industry Awards Night, the second and final round of winners from the 2017 SAE ATOM Awards were announced at LUX Melbourne.
The event was hosted by the urbane Brian Nankervis from RocKwiz and was attended by education and screen industry professionals, higher education students, screen funding body representatives and partners. STEM Explorer was declared the winner of the Best Educational App or Ebook category. Short synopsis:
STEM Explorer is an educational adventure game designed to minimise holiday learning loss. It’s the only single app that teaches science, maths and related subjects for children aged five to nine and is tied to the Australian curriculum. Players help Stempy the alien hunt for scattered parts of his spaceship.
More about ATOM:
Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) is an independent, not-for-profit, professional association that has been promoting the study of media and screen literacy for nearly fifty years. The membership of ATOM includes teachers and lecturers from across all subject disciplines at all levels of education, as well as media industry personnel, a range of media and education organisations and, increasingly, the general public interested in the media.
ATOM publishes Metro and Screen Education magazines, study guides and education kits, The Moving Image series of monographs, and distributes these and other resources through The Education Shop. ATOM also produces websites for feature films, documentaries and television programs.