First LEGO League Preparation

'Time' is always a challenge at school, so preparing for a robotics competition was going to mean extra time outside of school. Today, being Sunday, from...

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...

Books to Inspire Coding & Robotics

I have been running a Coding and Robotics Club at school for a couple of years now. I started with coding and last year...

The Significance of an Audience

When students have an audience, it gives meaning and authenticity to learning. This was evident this week at our annual Science and Technology Showcase....

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...

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...

2016 Junior School Hour of Code

What a fun way to enjoy the penultimate day of the 2016 school year! A whole school 'Hour of Code'. This activity usually takes place...

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...

Implementing the Digital Technologies Curriculum

At the end of last year, I attended an extremely worthwhile workshop looking at the Digital Technologies Curriculum and how it can be implemented...
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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...