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...

Literature in our Makerspace

Our Makerspace is growing as we purchase more equipment but we continue to focus on literature as our motivation. In a fabulous blog written...

Creating Future Libraries – Annual Network Conference 2015

Anne Weaver (All Hallows' TL) Anne's Blog for All Hallows' and I will be setting up a 'Makerspace' for delegates to experience many of the...

Hour of Code 2015

Wow! What a great way to lead into our 'Hour of Code' with the whole Junior School. After a very successful event last year...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Fun Learning with Kahoot!

The last few years I have shared Kahoot! with colleagues, friends, pre-service teachers and students. It is always a hit! I use it mostly as...

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...