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,...

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...

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...

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...

Using Apps on the iPad for Making

Next week I'll be running a winter session for ICT Pedagogy over 5 days for third and fourh year pre-service teachers at Griffith University....

Sharing in the MarketPlace!

I was intrigued and excited to participate in a 'Marketplace' concept at a conference which was practitioner-led to develop irresistible, impactful opportunities for children and families....

Session at EduTECH

Megan and I were honoured to be invited to run a breakout session at EduTECH 2015....wow! As our focus has been on setting up...

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...

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...

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...