Making with Grandparents

Today was Grandparents Day and our Year 6 students brought their grandparents into our Junior Library MakerSpace Zone to 'make' together. The girls challenged...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Code Club

Before I got into researching about the Maker Movement I took part in a MOOC which was run by Adelaide University. It was about...

Sharing the journey….

Megan and I were invited to present our introduction of 'MakerSpaces' into our library at SLAQ Creating Future Libraries Conference, October 2014. Our ideas, structure and...

Inviting the girls to make…

During the next term in Library skills the girls were learning how to find topics in the non-fiction area of the library so I...

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...