ClassTECH Conference

Over two packed full days I attended 'ClassTECH Conference' at Australian Technology Park, Sydney, which was a practical conference designed for educators who want...

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...

Building a Computer?…….Yes!

A small group of girls have been busy this term following a blueprint to build a computer in our Makerspace. I gave the girls a 'Piper Computer...

Books for Coding

During Semester 1,  Megan and I have decided to incorporate coding activities into our library lessons. Our library lessons are 3 weekly rotations of Recreational Reading,...

STEMies Club Responds to Innovator

STEMies Club responded to Dr James Fielding’s (CEO and co-founder of Audeara Headphones) visit by designing and creating an artefact with a theme of...

Code Club

Before I got into researching about the Maker Movement I took part in a MOOC which was run by Adelaide University. It was about...

“An Oldie but a Goodie”

Five or six years ago I was involved in a research project with Griffith University looking at the impact of ‘games in education’, in-particular...

Sharing in the MarketPlace!

I was intrigued and excited to participate in a 'Marketplace' concept at a conference which was practitioner-led to develop irresistible, impactful opportunities for children and families....

Playing with robotics

Our Code Club has grown into Robotics and Code Club! During the last school holidays I spent two days sorting out all the Mindstorm NXT pieces and...

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...