Technology in the Hands of Creative Thinkers

Why do we need our students to be creative? ACARA General Capabilities states “Responding to the challenges of the twenty-first century – with its complex...

Ready for RoboCup….

RoboCup Junior Australia is an open platform robotics competition for students of all ages. St Aidan’s team of Yr 7 and Yr 6 students...

Winches and Conveyor Belt Stories

This activity followed on from the skills mastered in ‘Engineering with Winches and Pulleys’ The girls viewed different types of conveyor belts and how they...

TechMate Enjoys Robots

This term our TechMates enjoyed an evening of playing, discovering and exploring the capabilities of our robots we use with our girls. TechMates is...

Drones in the Primary Years.

Using drones in the primary years builds critical thinking and problem-solving skills in addition to technical skills. Drones are very much part of our...

Engineering with Winches and Pulleys

Engineering is about finding out how things are built, how they work and why. Hands-on engineering activities empower young children to see themselves as...

AR and VR Biomes

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality enhances learning experiences for students. If you have used either of these realities, you will most certainly agree. Different...

Let’s be Creative Thinkers!

Nearly 5 years ago I thoroughly enjoyed reading the book Lifelong Kindergarten by Mitchel Resnick, an inspirational educationalist. I have also been fortunate to...

Starting Back to School 2022!

Well, certainly not the start we were all hoping for! In Queensland the start has been delayed by two weeks with many schools going...

Electrical Circuits with Doodle Bots

Creating and making is a wonderful way for children to learn. When students make models of ideas, tools for inquiry, or invent to learn,...