TechMate Evening

TechMate Evenings are for girls from years 4 – 6 once a term to spend time with a significant male in their lives to...

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....

STEM Ideas for Preppies!

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is so engaging for students in the primary years when each subject is integrated into ‘making’ activities. Students...

Why Making to Learn?

Making is an essential part of being human. Humans have always made and created to survive and evolve. So why has education not continued...

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...

STEMville Amusement Park

STEMies is an afternoon club where the girls come to define themselves as makers, inventors, and creators. It provides a safe place for girls...

Awesome Automatons!

TechMate Evening Term 2 challenged our participants to design and make an automaton. The girls, along with their significant male, planned, sorted materials and...

Rube Goldberg Machine Creators!

TechMate evenings are for girls from Grade 4 – Grade 6 to invite a significant male in their lives to join them for an...

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...

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...