Books to Inspire Coding & Robotics

I have been running a Coding and Robotics Club at school for a couple of years now. I started with coding and last year...

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...

Robots as Companions

Robot technology is our future. We are seeing more and more in every industry. Therefore, it is perfect that institutions like The Cube QUT...

TechMate

There has been lots written on the amount of time fathers (and significant men) spend in their daughters’ lives and how important it is...

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...

Robots to Teach Coding Part 3 (Years 5 & 6)

Final post on selecting and incorporating robots in activities to engage students in learning to code. Followed by a list of resources to support...

Ideas for Exploring Machine Learning in the Primary Years.

Artificial Intelligence, and its subset Machine Learning, is very much part of our lives and will be even more so in the lives of...

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...

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....

Building a Computer?…….Yes!

A small group of girls have been busy this term following a blueprint to build a computer in our Makerspace. I gave the girls a 'Piper Computer...