Prototyping with LittleBits

We were fortunate to visit and participate in a workshop prototyping a device supporting an age-friendly city using LittleBits at The Cube, QUT "An age-friendly...

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...

Prof. Lisa Harvey-Smith’s School Holiday Activity Guide

I was honoured to meet the inspiring and amazing Prof.Lisa Harvey-Smith when she visited our school and excited our girls with stories of 'space'!...

Giving Students Choice

This semester our Year 6 girls have been studying History focussing on the following Inquiry Questions: Who were the people who came to Australia? Why...

Coding in the Junior Library

Computers touch our lives in so many ways, from movies to medicine, education to entertainment, gaming to government, construction to commerce. Computers and Digital...

Wellbeing and Mindfulness in a School Library

With so many pressures on our students: academics, exams, body image, parental pressures, friendships, belonging and fitting in, bullying, inequality, playground gossip and social...

Hour of Code 2015

Wow! What a great way to lead into our 'Hour of Code' with the whole Junior School. After a very successful event last year...

STEM + Natural fit for our Makerspace

The Library Makerspace provides our girls with a space to come and build, explore, invent, collaborate and create. It is a place where our...

Let’s Talk Technology in the Classroom!

The Australian Curriculum: Technologies describes two distinct but related subjects: Design and Technologies, in which students use design thinking and technologies to generate and produce...

Holiday Program: Drones, Droids and Robots

Robots, Drones and Droids St Aidan’s last STEMies program (one day in the holidays) incorporated a session ‘playing’ and learning how to code robots, drones...