TechMate Evening

TechMate Evenings are for girls from years 4 – 6 once a term to spend time with a significant male in their lives to...

Implementing the Digital Technologies Curriculum

At the end of last year, I attended an extremely worthwhile workshop looking at the Digital Technologies Curriculum and how it can be implemented...

Learning by Making : Books = Ideas

We encourage our girls to use books for ideas to create in our MakerSpace zone. We display signs like the ones below and display book...

STEMies Club Responds to Innovator

STEMies Club responded to Dr James Fielding’s (CEO and co-founder of Audeara Headphones) visit by designing and creating an artefact with a theme of...

CSER MOOC

I am doing the CSER Years 7-8 Digital Technologies MOOC https://csdigitaltech.appspot.com/cser_nextsteps/course so this blog post will serve as my eportfolio, as I have chosen the makerspace stream. Portfolio...

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...

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,...

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...

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...