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...

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...

Grandparents enjoying our Makerspace.

Our Junior School has an annual Grandparents Day. Each year there is an assembly where students share stories, music and many fabulous talents. This year the focus...

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...

Why Making to Learn?

Making is an essential part of being human. Humans have always made and created to survive and evolve. So why has education not continued...

STEMies Club Responds to Innovator

STEMies Club responded to Dr James Fielding’s (CEO and co-founder of Audeara Headphones) visit by designing and creating an artefact with a theme of...

Creating with a 3D Printer

Megan and I were so excited when our wonderful Chief Information Officer, Greg, arrived at our Library door with a gift of an Aldi 3D Printer .................

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...

TechMate Evening

TechMate Evenings are for girls from years 4 – 6 once a term to spend time with a significant male in their lives to...

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...