Fun with Marble Runs!

Sharing beautiful stories with our girls is the highlight of my school day. After reading Different Like Coco by Elizabeth Matthews and discussing many of...

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...

Resources

After presenting a webinar for Eduwebinar last week and reading the feed back, which was very encouraging, I thought I'd put in one place a list of...

Making with Grandparents

Today was Grandparents Day and our Year 6 students brought their grandparents into our Junior Library MakerSpace Zone to 'make' together. The girls challenged...

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...

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...

Guided ‘Making’

After Megan and I had tested the idea of a MakerSpace Zone and found the girls were interested and engaged in the ideas we...

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...

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...

‘Making’ Documentaries in History.

During Term 1 Year 6 girls studied the push for Australia’s Federation (Year 6 HASS Australian Curriculum). This term the girls looked at the impact government legislation...