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...

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...

EL Wire shines in a Makerspace!

I just love attending workshops at HSBNE (Hackerspace Brisbane) which give me skills and ideas for our school Library Makerspace. EL wire (Electroluminescent wire) is...

Fun with a Laptop!

Learning by taking apart! Recently I set up a Makerspace activity for our girls to dismantle a couple of old laptops. I found illustrations and explanations...

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...

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...

Impact of a Makerspace

Trisha Buckley who is a good friend, TL, book reviewer and colleague of #bestteachingpartnerever, Megan Daley, approached us about conducting a case study for her Masters...

The Digital Technologies Hub

Some time ago while I was out running I received a phone call from Chris Harte (educational consultant) to talk about the development of the...

Chain Reaction Creations using LittleBits.

LittleBits are small electronic blocks which snap together with magnets. We have had them in our Makerspace for quite a long time and I have...

Book Week with Technology

Book Week is always an exciting week in our Junior School library. This year was no exception! Our girls thoroughly enjoyed dressing up as...