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...

AI & Machine Learning in the Classroom

So, what is AI and Machine Learning? CSER (Adelaide University) have created another MOOC (Mass Open Online Course) and this time for ‘Teaching AI in...

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...

Visiting schools in Finland and Sweden

Visits to Rekolanmaki School, Helsinki and Pilbacksskolan, Malmo. Wow! Time flies, it’s been nearly one month since I was fortunate to visit a Finnish Primary...

Building a Computer?…….Yes!

A small group of girls have been busy this term following a blueprint to build a computer in our Makerspace. I gave the girls a 'Piper Computer...

‘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...

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...

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...

Making in the Classroom.

After a very successful 'Connection Day' involving makerspace activities I was delighted when our wonderful Prep teacher, who also runs  Young Masterminds told me I...

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...