STEM ideas for Year 1 & 2

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....

Impact of a Makerspace

Trisha Buckley who is a good friend, TL, book reviewer and colleague of #bestteachingpartnerever, Megan Daley, approached us about conducting a case study for her Masters...

Christmas with TechMates

TechMates is held once a term where girls from grades 4 – 6 may invite a significant male in their lives; dad, grandad, brother,...

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...

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....

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...

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,...

Holiday ‘Making’!

Now that the New Year is approaching, and the excitement of new toys is in full swing, keep the ‘creating’ and ‘making’ going both...

Giving Students Choice

This semester our Year 6 girls have been studying History focussing on the following Inquiry Questions: Who were the people who came to Australia? Why...