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...

Robotic Hand Mission

I was very pleased to receive an invitation from Optimise Learning to work with and trail a mission with some of our students. Optimise...

Books to Inspire Coding & Robotics

I have been running a Coding and Robotics Club at school for a couple of years now. I started with coding and last year...

Doodling Drawbots

Last term in STEMies Club we dived into designing ‘Draw Bots’. The girls drew and re-drew ideas to create an interesting ‘creature or thing’...

Technology in Today’s Classroom to Inspire Ideas

When your like-minded colleague and friend, Anne Weaver, suggests a PD workshop on a Saturday morning in the holidays of course you say YES!...

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...

The Significance of an Audience

When students have an audience, it gives meaning and authenticity to learning. This was evident this week at our annual Science and Technology Showcase....

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...

‘Fun Palace’ Fun

St Aidan’s Junior students shone at SLQ Fun Palace. The girls shared their knowledge and interest in creating ‘banana pianos’ with Makey Makey kits...