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...

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...

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...

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...

Geography in the Makerspace Zone

It was now time for us to promote our space to the rest of the school and to get the teachers behind what we were doing....

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...

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...

Learning by Making : Books = Ideas

We encourage our girls to use books for ideas to create in our MakerSpace zone. We display signs like the ones below and display book...

Inviting the girls to make…

During the next term in Library skills the girls were learning how to find topics in the non-fiction area of the library so I...

More Favourite Maker activities

After the success of making cards with electrical circuits I decided to guide the girls in creating 'bogles' using dough. I was fortunate to obtain the...