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...

Learning with LittleBits.

This term students have been prototyping with LittleBits. We have been fortunate to be able to purchase the LittleBits Pro-Library which has over 300 bits. In...

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...

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...

Makey Makey and More!

Spring Holiday STEMies Day was busy with exploring, creating and making interactive activities using Makey Makey, Scratch and Electric Mazes. Using projects available on Code...

Ideas for using Technology in the Library.

Students live in a technological world and need to be supported in their learning with the new and exciting technologies constantly being developed. The...

Learner’s Playground

I was happy to have been asked to be part of the 'Learner's Playground' at the QSLA "Creating Future Libraries" annual network conference 2016. Last year...

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,...

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....

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....