EL Wire shines in a Makerspace!

I just love attending workshops at HSBNE (Hackerspace Brisbane) which give me skills and ideas for our school Library Makerspace. EL wire (Electroluminescent wire) is...

Wellbeing and Mindfulness in a School Library

With so many pressures on our students: academics, exams, body image, parental pressures, friendships, belonging and fitting in, bullying, inequality, playground gossip and social...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Prof. Lisa Harvey-Smith’s School Holiday Activity Guide

I was honoured to meet the inspiring and amazing Prof.Lisa Harvey-Smith when she visited our school and excited our girls with stories of 'space'!...

3D Printing in STEMies Club

3D printing refers to the additive manufacturing process that builds a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model created by computer-aided design software(CAD).  STEMies...

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...

Exciting New Machine…..Epilog Laser!

Learning how to laser cut and engrave was very cool! Our school has purchased an Epilog Laser Mini. It both cuts and engraves wood,...