Using Apps on the iPad for Making

Next week I'll be running a winter session for ICT Pedagogy over 5 days for third and fourh year pre-service teachers at Griffith University....

Book Week MakerFaire

What a wonderful week! This year in our Junior Library we created a MakerFaire where parents and students could visit and 'Make'! During the weeks...

Technology Themed Picture Books

As educators and parents, we advocate for the importance of reading to children and ensuring that there are plenty of appropriate books in a...

3D Printing and HTML & CSS

Students observed the structures in their immediate environment, both natural and man-made. Using Splat3D the students experimented drawing 3D shapes and then building on...

Ideas for using Technology in the Library.

Students live in a technological world and need to be supported in their learning with the new and exciting technologies constantly being developed. The...

Keeping the Makerspace Momentum Going

This week I presented for the lovely entrepreneur, Karen Bonanno at Eduwebinars, a session on keeping the 'making' space in a library going. Momentum Makerspace...

Guided ‘Making’

After Megan and I had tested the idea of a MakerSpace Zone and found the girls were interested and engaged in the ideas we...

Literature in our Makerspace

Our Makerspace is growing as we purchase more equipment but we continue to focus on literature as our motivation. In a fabulous blog written...

KLA’s in our Makerspace

The tools and resources available to students in our library makerspace enable our students to design, create, build and have fun on projects of...

Doodling Drawbots

Last term in STEMies Club we dived into designing ‘Draw Bots’. The girls drew and re-drew ideas to create an interesting ‘creature or thing’...