Makey Makey and More!

Spring Holiday STEMies Day was busy with exploring, creating and making interactive activities using Makey Makey, Scratch and Electric Mazes. Using projects available on Code...

Fun with NeoPixels!

 I was fortunate to attend a workshop on using Neopixels with conductive thread. My wonderful colleague, friend and ‘Makerspace’ guru, Anne Weaver, told me...

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....

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...

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...

Being a Guest Blogger

  Softlink specialises in knowledge, content and library management systems and request management systems for special, education, government and corporate information centres and libraries. St...

Bletchley Park…..where computing began!

  I had an amazing day with my sister-in-law, learning about the incredible work of the 'codebreakers' during WWII at Bletchley Park. I knew I...

Technology in the Classroom

This year as Junior School Technologies Coordinator I have been able to share some great software and applications with students and teachers. Last week...
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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...

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...