Books for a Makerspace

Throughout this blog I have referred to many books which give ideas on how to incorporate a Makerspace within a school environment. I thought...

Learner’s Playground

I was happy to have been asked to be part of the 'Learner's Playground' at the QSLA "Creating Future Libraries" annual network conference 2016. Last year...

Prototyping with LittleBits

We were fortunate to visit and participate in a workshop prototyping a device supporting an age-friendly city using LittleBits at The Cube, QUT "An age-friendly...

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...

Holiday Program: Drones, Droids and Robots

Robots, Drones and Droids St Aidan’s last STEMies program (one day in the holidays) incorporated a session ‘playing’ and learning how to code robots, drones...

STEM + Natural fit for our Makerspace

The Library Makerspace provides our girls with a space to come and build, explore, invent, collaborate and create. It is a place where our...

Coding in our Library MakerSpace

We are continuing our focus on coding in our library lessons, Megan and I were pleased to see our article on 'Coding in the...

Future Schools Expo + Conference Sydney

Last week I was fortunate to have been invited to speak at the Future Schools Expo + Conference in Sydney. It is an annual 2 day...

Coding in the Junior Library

Computers touch our lives in so many ways, from movies to medicine, education to entertainment, gaming to government, construction to commerce. Computers and Digital...

Bye 2015, Hello 2016

2015 was a fabulously busy and successful year for our "makerspace'. We saw many students challenging themselves to create projects, solve problems and try new...