Let’s Talk Technology in the Classroom!

The Australian Curriculum: Technologies describes two distinct but related subjects: Design and Technologies, in which students use design thinking and technologies to generate and produce...

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...

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...

Code Club

Before I got into researching about the Maker Movement I took part in a MOOC which was run by Adelaide University. It was about...

Rube Goldberg Machine Creators!

TechMate evenings are for girls from Grade 4 – Grade 6 to invite a significant male in their lives to join them for an...

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,...

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!...

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...

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...

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...