Awesome Automatons!

TechMate Evening Term 2 challenged our participants to design and make an automaton. The girls, along with their significant male, planned, sorted materials and...

STEM ideas for Year 1 & 2

Children learn through play and discovery. Providing curious and interesting activities gives students opportunities to share their understanding and build on previous knowledge and...

3D Printing and HTML & CSS

Students observed the structures in their immediate environment, both natural and man-made. Using Splat3D the students experimented drawing 3D shapes and then building on...

TechMates created with Hydraulics!

TechMate is held once a term for our girls from Grade 4 – 6 to come along with a significant male in their life...

STEM Ideas for Preppies!

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is so engaging for students in the primary years when each subject is integrated into ‘making’ activities. Students...

TechMate Term 4 2020

One of my favourite events each term is TechMates! The evening is for girls from Grade 4 - 6 to invite a significant male in...

“An Oldie but a Goodie”

Five or six years ago I was involved in a research project with Griffith University looking at the impact of ‘games in education’, in-particular...

Making the most of 2020 with Technology!

Its been a year like none other for most people who have  been trying to make the most of this ‘unprecedented’ situation. It has...

Guest blog: Investigate & Create

Just as students grow and learn by working with their peers, so do teachers! How fortunate to be able to work with Deb Koh,...

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...