Guest Post: Club Kidpreneur

I'm so excited to introduce the talented, passionate and dedicated Year 4 teacher, Jen Rowe, who very successfully introduced the concept of 'Entrepreneurship' in...

Annual ‘Hour of Code’ 2017

This was our fourth year of providing a time when the whole Junior School came together to enjoy an hour of coding activities. Prior...

Geography in the Makerspace:”Walking Two Worlds”

‘Education is the key to a better life for every child and the foundation of every strong society……’ Anthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEF Following the History...

3D Printing in STEMies Club

3D printing refers to the additive manufacturing process that builds a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model created by computer-aided design software(CAD).  STEMies...

Precipitation Penguins

The theme for this year’s First Lego League was Hydrodynamics, which enabled our girls to learn more about our precious resource ‘water’. We started at...

Exciting New Machine…..Epilog Laser!

Learning how to laser cut and engrave was very cool! Our school has purchased an Epilog Laser Mini. It both cuts and engraves wood,...

‘Fun Palace’ Fun

St Aidan’s Junior students shone at SLQ Fun Palace. The girls shared their knowledge and interest in creating ‘banana pianos’ with Makey Makey kits...

Makey Makey and More!

Spring Holiday STEMies Day was busy with exploring, creating and making interactive activities using Makey Makey, Scratch and Electric Mazes. Using projects available on Code...

Doodling Drawbots

Last term in STEMies Club we dived into designing ‘Draw Bots’. The girls drew and re-drew ideas to create an interesting ‘creature or thing’...

PBL at Griffith University

I’m fortunate to work with the wonderful staff at Griffith University in 1299edn. This course is for first year pre-service teachers to understand...