Sharing at PEIC Computational Thinking Conference

We were fortunate to share our journey and some fun activities at a regional conference held in Port Macquarie. Keynote speakers were Dr Rebecca...

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...

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...

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...

Sharing the journey….

Megan and I were invited to present our introduction of 'MakerSpaces' into our library at SLAQ Creating Future Libraries Conference, October 2014. Our ideas, structure and...

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...

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...

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,...

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....