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...

Building a Computer?…….Yes!

A small group of girls have been busy this term following a blueprint to build a computer in our Makerspace. I gave the girls a 'Piper Computer...

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...

Creating with CoSPaces and Metaverse

VR and AR enhances learning experiences for students. If you have used either of these realities, you will most certainly agree. Different subjects can...

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...

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...

Technology in Today’s Classroom to Inspire Ideas

When your like-minded colleague and friend, Anne Weaver, suggests a PD workshop on a Saturday morning in the holidays of course you say YES!...

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...

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,...

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...