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‘Driving into the Future’ at QUT

"Roboticists suggest that driverless cars could soon be driving on Australian roads if road legislations reform and technology matures. Developing systems to deal...

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...

Coding with LEGO EV3 Robots

Over the last few years I have enjoyed learning 'some' coding and robotics skills. I find the students soon over-take my level of competency,...

Exciting Recent Events

I have been excited and encouraged by a few things which have happened recently. I was asked to write an article about Makerspaces...

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...

Creating with a 3D Printer

Megan and I were so excited when our wonderful Chief Information Officer, Greg, arrived at our Library door with a gift of an Aldi 3D Printer .................

2016 Junior School Hour of Code

What a fun way to enjoy the penultimate day of the 2016 school year! A whole school 'Hour of Code'. This activity usually takes place...

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...

Our First LEGO League Journey

A few months ago I approached my principal about entering a team into the First LEGO League competition, as always, she was very supportive....

OSS DigiTech 2016

What a wonderful day of learning and sharing! Oakleigh State School in Brisbane has a very active MakerSpace with plenty of resources and ideas....