STEM ED Magazine

STEM ED Magazine started in January 2021 and is rapidly growing both digitally and in-print supporting educators worldwide. It is filled with stories from everyday...

Books for Coding

During Semester 1,  Megan and I have decided to incorporate coding activities into our library lessons. Our library lessons are 3 weekly rotations of Recreational Reading,...

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,...

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...

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....

Super Splat3D for Design Skills

Wow! How excited were the girls to see the ‘magic’ of using Splat3D! Two incredible educators and designers, Kylie & Glen Lawrence, designed Splat3D to...

Drones, Droids and Robots.

This year's Science Week theme was 'Drones, Droids and Robots' and of course, our Library Makerspace activities were happy to be part of the...

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...

Interactive Research with Makey Makey

Giving our year 6 students the opportunity to discover and play with Makey Makey enabled us to address the DT curriculum descriptors: Identify and explore...