Trendy TechMate!

TechMate evenings have been so popular that a second one was offered in Term 3. TechMate evenings are for girls from grades 4 - 6...

STEM and Art

Delivering the technologies curriculum to students provides a wonderful opportunity to address many STEM principles. STEM is an approach to learning and development that integrates...

STEM Across the Curriculum

STEM is an approach to learning that integrates the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Through STEM, students develop key skills including:...

Conferences

Over the last month I have had the huge honour of speaking at three conferences. The first was Innovation in Education Festival in Brisbane....

Robotics Competitions

An exciting way to get our girls involved in robotics is through competitions. We hold an annual Interhouse Robotics Competition where the girls bring...

Technology in the Hands of Creative Thinkers

Why do we need our students to be creative? ACARA General Capabilities states “Responding to the challenges of the twenty-first century – with its complex...

Ready for RoboCup….

RoboCup Junior Australia is an open platform robotics competition for students of all ages. St Aidan’s team of Yr 7 and Yr 6 students...

Winches and Conveyor Belt Stories

This activity followed on from the skills mastered in ‘Engineering with Winches and Pulleys’ The girls viewed different types of conveyor belts and how they...

TechMate Enjoys Robots

This term our TechMates enjoyed an evening of playing, discovering and exploring the capabilities of our robots we use with our girls. TechMates is...

Drones in the Primary Years.

Using drones in the primary years builds critical thinking and problem-solving skills in addition to technical skills. Drones are very much part of our...