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...

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...

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...

Making the most of 2020 with Technology!

Its been a year like none other for most people who have  been trying to make the most of this ‘unprecedented’ situation. It has...

Guest blog: Investigate & Create

Just as students grow and learn by working with their peers, so do teachers! How fortunate to be able to work with Deb Koh,...

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...

Books and Technology

Although not spending as much time in our wonderful library with #bestteachingpartnerever, the use of literature to inspire and motivate students to ‘have a...

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...

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...