STEMies Discover Dash!

Dressed for the day! My 'Star Wars Droids T-Shirt' was a great success and what a better way to get the girls talking.....naming the...

Building a Computer?…….Yes!

A small group of girls have been busy this term following a blueprint to build a computer in our Makerspace. I gave the girls a 'Piper Computer...

Robots as Companions

Robot technology is our future. We are seeing more and more in every industry. Therefore, it is perfect that institutions like The Cube QUT...

Author Visits are Special!

We were fortunate to have Felice Arena visit our school to inspire our girls from Year 4 to Year 6 to read and delve into...

Robogals visit STEMies Club

Girls in STEMies Club were very excited to have Robogals UQ students visit. Robogals is a non-profit student group which run free sessions to inspire, engage...

Lively Learning with CSER

I have raved about CSER MOOC's (massive open online course) many times throughout my blog. Now I'm excited to share more amazing resources 'The Computer Science...
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‘Driving into the Future’ at QUT

"Roboticists suggest that driverless cars could soon be driving on Australian roads if road legislations reform and technology matures. Developing systems to deal...

EL Wire shines in a Makerspace!

I just love attending workshops at HSBNE (Hackerspace Brisbane) which give me skills and ideas for our school Library Makerspace. EL wire (Electroluminescent wire) is...

Coding with LEGO EV3 Robots

Over the last few years I have enjoyed learning 'some' coding and robotics skills. I find the students soon over-take my level of competency,...

Resourcing a Junior Makerspace

  Throughout my blog I have spoken about materials available in our space to stimulate making in the Makerspace. Sometimes the making and creating comes from literature,...