Exciting Recent Events

I have been excited and encouraged by a few things which have happened recently. I was asked to write an article about Makerspaces...

Resourcing a Junior Makerspace

  Throughout my blog I have spoken about materials available in our space to stimulate making in the Makerspace. Sometimes the making and creating comes from literature,...

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...

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...

Mornings in our Makerspace

As the cooler weather slowly comes more girls and parents are enjoying the many pieces of equipment and materials we have available. One father...

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,...

Playing with robotics

Our Code Club has grown into Robotics and Code Club! During the last school holidays I spent two days sorting out all the Mindstorm NXT pieces and...

Making with Andrew King….author/engineer

Andrew King...Author and Engineer...tinkerer extraordinaire! Wow! Such a fabulous day with Andrew King. He inspired our girls with his delightful stories of Engiibear's Dream and...

Resources

After presenting a webinar for Eduwebinar last week and reading the feed back, which was very encouraging, I thought I'd put in one place a list of...

Adding to our Space

Our MakerSpace Zone is really establishing itself. The girls are using the equipment and trying new ideas and projects. The method of introducing concepts...