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 .................

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...

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...

OSS DigiTech 2016

What a wonderful day of learning and sharing! Oakleigh State School in Brisbane has a very active MakerSpace with plenty of resources and ideas....

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...

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...

Travelling with a ‘Maker’s Eye’.

There is nothing quite like travelling and learning new things. It’s also a great time to reflect. I’ve spent the last month in England...

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...

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...