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...

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...

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...

Giving Students Choice

This semester our Year 6 girls have been studying History focussing on the following Inquiry Questions: Who were the people who came to Australia? Why...

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...

Mechanical Cardboard Workshop

It’s always fun making, especially micro machines that move! I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to explore and create ‘The Southbank Story’ with moving parts....

Audioplay

Audioplay is podcast meets audiobook meets theatre. How innovative and exciting! Children put on headphones, step into the story and become the characters, playing out...

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...

Talking Oliver v5 in Brisbane!

#bestteachingpartnerever and I recently attended the inaugural Softlinks Conference in Brisbane, makes sense..... as that’s where they are based, as I found out! We...