‘Making’ Documentaries in History.

During Term 1 Year 6 girls studied the push for Australia’s Federation (Year 6 HASS Australian Curriculum). This term the girls looked at the impact government legislation...

Learning with AR

Next week, 7 girls from Year 6 will be demonstrating various Augmented Reality tools at the National Education Summit. They will use three apps:...

Wellbeing and Mindfulness in a School Library

With so many pressures on our students: academics, exams, body image, parental pressures, friendships, belonging and fitting in, bullying, inequality, playground gossip and social...

Mechanical Cardboard Workshop

It’s always fun making, especially micro machines that move! I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to explore and create ‘The Southbank Story’ with moving parts....

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....

Design Thinking, Creativity and Technology.

Innovation Sports competition brings together Design Thinking, Creativity and Technology in a sporting environment with Minecraft as the building tool. Seven girls this year (click...

Guest Post: Club Kidpreneur

I'm so excited to introduce the talented, passionate and dedicated Year 4 teacher, Jen Rowe, who very successfully introduced the concept of 'Entrepreneurship' in...

Let’s Reignite Makerspaces in Schools!

Makerspaces provide students with hands-on, project-based learning experiences. These spaces are equipped with various tools and technologies that enable students to design, create, and...

TechMates created with Hydraulics!

TechMate is held once a term for our girls from Grade 4 – 6 to come along with a significant male in their life...

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...