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...

Books for Coding

During Semester 1,  Megan and I have decided to incorporate coding activities into our library lessons. Our library lessons are 3 weekly rotations of Recreational Reading,...

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...

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...

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...

History in the MakerSpace Zone

During semester two I have been teaching history to Year 6 students. Following the Australian curriculum these were the focus questions we addressed:     Focus Questions...

Creating Future Libraries – Annual Network Conference 2015

Anne Weaver (All Hallows' TL) Anne's Blog for All Hallows' and I will be setting up a 'Makerspace' for delegates to experience many of the...

Literature in our Makerspace

Our Makerspace is growing as we purchase more equipment but we continue to focus on literature as our motivation. In a fabulous blog written...

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...

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....