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...

Christmas Cardboard Arcade

Following on from our History unit which incorporated the ideologies of the makerspace, the girls watched Caine's Arcade.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faIFNkdq96U After studying how Australia has populated since...

Guest Post: Club Kidpreneur

I'm so excited to introduce the talented, passionate and dedicated Year 4 teacher, Jen Rowe, who very successfully introduced the concept of 'Entrepreneurship' in...

Making in the Classroom.

After a very successful 'Connection Day' involving makerspace activities I was delighted when our wonderful Prep teacher, who also runs  Young Masterminds told me I...

PBL at Griffith University

I’m fortunate to work with the wonderful staff at Griffith University in 1299edn. This course is for first year pre-service teachers to understand...

Books to Inspire Creating with Technology

A terrific way to introduce technology to students is through story. I have used a variety of technology with students during library lessons and teaching HASS in the...

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...

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 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...

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....