Technology in Today’s Classroom to Inspire Ideas

When your like-minded colleague and friend, Anne Weaver, suggests a PD workshop on a Saturday morning in the holidays of course you say YES!...

Robotic Hand Mission

I was very pleased to receive an invitation from Optimise Learning to work with and trail a mission with some of our students. Optimise...

Learning with LittleBits.

This term students have been prototyping with LittleBits. We have been fortunate to be able to purchase the LittleBits Pro-Library which has over 300 bits. In...

Talking Oliver v5 in Brisbane!

#bestteachingpartnerever and I recently attended the inaugural Softlinks Conference in Brisbane, makes sense..... as that’s where they are based, as I found out! We...

Linking Literature and Technology

I was honoured to be invited to present on TeachTechPlay Webshow Episode 39, by Eleni Kyritsis. I decided to share some of the things #bestteachingpartnerever, Megan...

Mechanical Cardboard Workshop

It’s always fun making, especially micro machines that move! I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to explore and create ‘The Southbank Story’ with moving parts....

TeachTechPlay : Playback

I’m inspired and all set to hit Term 2 with more ideas after spending the last two days at the annual TeachTechPlay Conference at...

Robots to Teach Coding Part 3 (Years 5 & 6)

Final post on selecting and incorporating robots in activities to engage students in learning to code. Followed by a list of resources to support...

Robots to Teach Coding Part 2 (Yrs 3 & Yrs 4)

‘Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer...

Robots to Teach Coding – Part 1 (K – 2)

“Everyone should learn how to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think” Steve Jobs Learning to code really does make ‘thinking’ happen!...