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...

The Significance of an Audience

When students have an audience, it gives meaning and authenticity to learning. This was evident this week at our annual Science and Technology Showcase....

Robotic Hand Mission

I was very pleased to receive an invitation from Optimise Learning to work with and trail a mission with some of our students. Optimise...

School Science and Tech Expo

Our Library always has a stand in the school's Science and Tech Expo. This year we featured our 'Makerspace' as well as Coding and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...