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...

Earth Angels

My 'best teaching partner ever' Megan runs Earth Angels. This club has been running for a number of years and since Megan took over it...

ClassTECH Conference

Over two packed full days I attended 'ClassTECH Conference' at Australian Technology Park, Sydney, which was a practical conference designed for educators who want...

OSS DigiTech 2016

What a wonderful day of learning and sharing! Oakleigh State School in Brisbane has a very active MakerSpace with plenty of resources and ideas....

Creating with a 3D Printer

Megan and I were so excited when our wonderful Chief Information Officer, Greg, arrived at our Library door with a gift of an Aldi 3D Printer .................

Inspiring Feedback

Wow! I received an uplifting email today about my blog and I immediately had to get back to posting! I have been a little...

Bye 2015, Hello 2016

2015 was a fabulously busy and successful year for our "makerspace'. We saw many students challenging themselves to create projects, solve problems and try new...

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...

Geography in the Makerspace Zone

It was now time for us to promote our space to the rest of the school and to get the teachers behind what we were doing....

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...