Fun with NeoPixels!

 I was fortunate to attend a workshop on using Neopixels with conductive thread. My wonderful colleague, friend and ‘Makerspace’ guru, Anne Weaver, told me...

Exciting New Machine…..Epilog Laser!

Learning how to laser cut and engrave was very cool! Our school has purchased an Epilog Laser Mini. It both cuts and engraves wood,...

STEMies in Action!

When considering where to start with our new after school Makerspace Club it was only fitting to begin with an idea which epitomizes the...

Makerspaces and Student Wellbeing

When students engage in the many activities and opportunities provided in our Library Makerspace they relax and have fun. It is non-threatening, no testing...

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...

Exciting Recent Events

I have been excited and encouraged by a few things which have happened recently. I was asked to write an article about Makerspaces...

Inspiring Feedback

Wow! I received an uplifting email today about my blog and I immediately had to get back to posting! I have been a little...

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...

STEM + A + S = Makerspace

STEM…..Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic subjects in schools have certainly been intensified as areas of significant importance for the future of world economy and transforming work...

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...