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...

Micro:Bit Holiday Fun!

The first two days of the holidays saw the students from St Aidan’s and local schools participate in a Jr Engineers holiday program, learning...

Books to Inspire Coding & Robotics

I have been running a Coding and Robotics Club at school for a couple of years now. I started with coding and last year...

Wellbeing and Mindfulness in a School Library

With so many pressures on our students: academics, exams, body image, parental pressures, friendships, belonging and fitting in, bullying, inequality, playground gossip and social...

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...

Books for Coding

During Semester 1,  Megan and I have decided to incorporate coding activities into our library lessons. Our library lessons are 3 weekly rotations of Recreational Reading,...

Technology Themed Picture Books

As educators and parents, we advocate for the importance of reading to children and ensuring that there are plenty of appropriate books in a...

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...

Talking Oliver v5 in Brisbane!

#bestteachingpartnerever and I recently attended the inaugural Softlinks Conference in Brisbane, makes sense..... as that’s where they are based, as I found out! We...

Coding in our Library MakerSpace

We are continuing our focus on coding in our library lessons, Megan and I were pleased to see our article on 'Coding in the...