Books for Coding

During Semester 1,  Megan and I have decided to incorporate coding activities into our library lessons. Our library lessons are 3 weekly rotations of Recreational Reading,...

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...

UN Sustainable Development Goals & the Micro:Bit

Engaging students with the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals using the Micro:Bit was successful and fun when games were created. Each student selected...

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....

Nao, the Humanoid Robot!

We were fortunate to have Sam from Brainary Interactive visit the Coding and Robotics Club girls with NAO this week. NAO is the world’s leading...

Micro:Bit Holiday Fun!

The first two days of the holidays saw the students from St Aidan’s and local schools participate in a Jr Engineers holiday program, learning...

TeachTechPlay : Playback

I’m inspired and all set to hit Term 2 with more ideas after spending the last two days at the annual TeachTechPlay Conference at...

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,...

Prof. Lisa Harvey-Smith’s School Holiday Activity Guide

I was honoured to meet the inspiring and amazing Prof.Lisa Harvey-Smith when she visited our school and excited our girls with stories of 'space'!...

Annual ‘Hour of Code’ 2017

This was our fourth year of providing a time when the whole Junior School came together to enjoy an hour of coding activities. Prior...