KLA’s in our Makerspace

The tools and resources available to students in our library makerspace enable our students to design, create, build and have fun on projects of...

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...

Drones, Droids and Robots.

This year's Science Week theme was 'Drones, Droids and Robots' and of course, our Library Makerspace activities were happy to be part of the...

Geography in the Makerspace:”Walking Two Worlds”

‘Education is the key to a better life for every child and the foundation of every strong society……’ Anthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEF Following the History...

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...

Enhancing with EL Wire

STEMies girls this term have been enjoying the opportunity of learning about EL (Electroluminescent) wire and using it to enhance something they owned. EL wire is...

Book Week MakerFaire

What a wonderful week! This year in our Junior Library we created a MakerFaire where parents and students could visit and 'Make'! During the weeks...

3D Printing in STEMies Club

3D printing refers to the additive manufacturing process that builds a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model created by computer-aided design software(CAD).  STEMies...

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...

‘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...