UN Sustainable Development Goals & the Micro:Bit

Engaging students with the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals using the Micro:Bit was successful and fun when games were created. Each student selected...

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...

Visiting schools in Finland and Sweden

Visits to Rekolanmaki School, Helsinki and Pilbacksskolan, Malmo. Wow! Time flies, it’s been nearly one month since I was fortunate to visit a Finnish Primary...

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...

Guided ‘Making’

After Megan and I had tested the idea of a MakerSpace Zone and found the girls were interested and engaged in the ideas we...

‘Making’ Documentaries in History.

During Term 1 Year 6 girls studied the push for Australia’s Federation (Year 6 HASS Australian Curriculum). This term the girls looked at the impact government legislation...

Audioplay

Audioplay is podcast meets audiobook meets theatre. How innovative and exciting! Children put on headphones, step into the story and become the characters, playing out...

School Science and Tech Expo

Our Library always has a stand in the school's Science and Tech Expo. This year we featured our 'Makerspace' as well as Coding and...

Keeping the Makerspace Momentum Going

This week I presented for the lovely entrepreneur, Karen Bonanno at Eduwebinars, a session on keeping the 'making' space in a library going. Momentum Makerspace...

Using Apps on the iPad for Making

Next week I'll be running a winter session for ICT Pedagogy over 5 days for third and fourh year pre-service teachers at Griffith University....