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...

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...

AI & Machine Learning in the Classroom

So, what is AI and Machine Learning? CSER (Adelaide University) have created another MOOC (Mass Open Online Course) and this time for ‘Teaching AI in...

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...

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...

Why ‘Making’ needs to be part of the School Curriculum.

After spending the last couple of years researching the Maker Movement and providing space within our Junior School library for a Makerspace I have...

Researching ideas

I spent a lot of time reading and searching the types of activities being carried out in school libraries. I saw such value in...

Precipitation Penguins

The theme for this year’s First Lego League was Hydrodynamics, which enabled our girls to learn more about our precious resource ‘water’. We started at...

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...

Being a Guest Blogger

  Softlink specialises in knowledge, content and library management systems and request management systems for special, education, government and corporate information centres and libraries. St...