Robots to Teach Coding Part 3 (Years 5 & 6)

Final post on selecting and incorporating robots in activities to engage students in learning to code. Followed by a list of resources to support...

Robots to Teach Coding Part 2 (Yrs 3 & Yrs 4)

‘Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer...

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!...

Annual ‘Hour of Code’ 2017

This was our fourth year of providing a time when the whole Junior School came together to enjoy an hour of coding activities. Prior...

Precipitation Penguins

The theme for this year’s First Lego League was Hydrodynamics, which enabled our girls to learn more about our precious resource ‘water’. We started at...

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,...

‘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...

Nao, the Humanoid Robot!

We were fortunate to have Sam from Brainary Interactive visit the Coding and Robotics Club girls with NAO this week. NAO is the world’s leading...

Robotronica 2017

Once a year QUT hosts Robotronica a free Robotics and Technology Spectacular with demonstrations, workshops, games and discussions. Numerous engaging activities for all ages were...

STEMies Discover Dash!

Dressed for the day! My 'Star Wars Droids T-Shirt' was a great success and what a better way to get the girls talking.....naming the...