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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lively Learning with CSER

I have raved about CSER MOOC's (massive open online course) many times throughout my blog. Now I'm excited to share more amazing resources 'The Computer Science...

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...

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....

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...

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,...