Funding for this research was provided by:
Australian Research Council (DP130102211)
Received: 14 February 2018
Accepted: 27 November 2018
First Online: 26 December 2018
: TL (lead) is the Director of the STEM Education Research Centre at the University of Canberra.TL (second author) is the Assistant Director of the STEM Education Research Centre at the University of Canberra.MH leads the Hegarty Spatial Thinking Lab at the University of California Santa Barbara.
: This study received ethics approval from the University of Canberra Human Ethics Committee in addition to the Australian Capital Territory Department of Education, which oversees the district schools.Written consent was given from each school principal and teacher involved in the program.
: Consent for participation included consent for the publication of work samples provided in Additional file InternalRef removed of this submission.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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