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....

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...

Annual Interhouse Robotics Competition.

This year was our 8th Hour of Code event and for the last 3 years we have enjoyed an Inter-house Robotics Competition. All over...

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...

Technovation

I'm so excited this term to be part of our 'Technovation' group with a large number of Year 5 and Year 6 students. The...

TechMate create with Micro:Bit

TechMate is held once a term after school for girls from grade 4 - 6 to bring along a significant male in their lives...

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...

Resourcing a Junior Makerspace

  Throughout my blog I have spoken about materials available in our space to stimulate making in the Makerspace. Sometimes the making and creating comes from literature,...
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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...

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...