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...

Keeping the Makerspace Momentum Going

This week I presented for the lovely entrepreneur, Karen Bonanno at Eduwebinars, a session on keeping the 'making' space in a library going. Momentum Makerspace...

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...

STEM + A + S = Makerspace

STEM…..Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic subjects in schools have certainly been intensified as areas of significant importance for the future of world economy and transforming work...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...