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...

Micro:Bit Holiday Fun!

The first two days of the holidays saw the students from St Aidan’s and local schools participate in a Jr Engineers holiday program, learning...

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...

Bringing Books to Life with AR

As educators and parents, we all appreciate the importance and benefits of stories and books. Megan and I use books as a spring board...

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...

Technology in the Classroom

This year as Junior School Technologies Coordinator I have been able to share some great software and applications with students and teachers. Last week...

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...

Linking Literature and Technology

I was honoured to be invited to present on TeachTechPlay Webshow Episode 39, by Eleni Kyritsis. I decided to share some of the things #bestteachingpartnerever, Megan...

Robots to Teach Coding – Part 1 (K – 2)

“Everyone should learn how to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think” Steve Jobs Learning to code really does make ‘thinking’ happen!...

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...