STEM Ideas for Years 3 & 4

Children learn through play and discovery. Providing curious and interesting activities gives students opportunities to share their understanding and build on previous knowledge and...

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....

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...

TinkeringChild @ Home

If you follow TinkeringChild web posts, Facebook or Instagram you will know how strongly TinkeringChild feels about how learning ‘happens’ where constructivism and constructionism...

Ready for RoboCup….

RoboCup Junior Australia is an open platform robotics competition for students of all ages. St Aidan’s team of Yr 7 and Yr 6 students...

Engineering with Winches and Pulleys

Engineering is about finding out how things are built, how they work and why. Hands-on engineering activities empower young children to see themselves as...

Super Splat3D for Design Skills

Wow! How excited were the girls to see the ‘magic’ of using Splat3D! Two incredible educators and designers, Kylie & Glen Lawrence, designed Splat3D to...

Maths Fun with Robots!

Programming robots and understanding that robots need ‘us’ to tell them what to do gives our girls empowerment to code. Preps to Grade 6...

Learning with LittleBits.

This term students have been prototyping with LittleBits. We have been fortunate to be able to purchase the LittleBits Pro-Library which has over 300 bits. In...

Exciting New Machine…..Epilog Laser!

Learning how to laser cut and engrave was very cool! Our school has purchased an Epilog Laser Mini. It both cuts and engraves wood,...