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...

Robotic Hand Mission

I was very pleased to receive an invitation from Optimise Learning to work with and trail a mission with some of our students. Optimise...

Holiday ‘Making’!

Now that the New Year is approaching, and the excitement of new toys is in full swing, keep the ‘creating’ and ‘making’ going both...

Sharing in the MarketPlace!

I was intrigued and excited to participate in a 'Marketplace' concept at a conference which was practitioner-led to develop irresistible, impactful opportunities for children and families....

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...

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...

Robotronica 2017

Once a year QUT hosts Robotronica a free Robotics and Technology Spectacular with demonstrations, workshops, games and discussions. Numerous engaging activities for all ages were...

Resourcing a Junior Makerspace

  Throughout my blog I have spoken about materials available in our space to stimulate making in the Makerspace. Sometimes the making and creating comes from literature,...

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...

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...