Let’s Talk Technology in the Classroom!

The Australian Curriculum: Technologies describes two distinct but related subjects: Design and Technologies, in which students use design thinking and technologies to generate and produce...

Christmas Cardboard Arcade

Following on from our History unit which incorporated the ideologies of the makerspace, the girls watched Caine's Arcade.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faIFNkdq96U After studying how Australia has populated since...

STEM + Natural fit for our Makerspace

The Library Makerspace provides our girls with a space to come and build, explore, invent, collaborate and create. It is a place where our...

Learner’s Playground

I was happy to have been asked to be part of the 'Learner's Playground' at the QSLA "Creating Future Libraries" annual network conference 2016. Last year...

Using Apps on the iPad for Making

Next week I'll be running a winter session for ICT Pedagogy over 5 days for third and fourh year pre-service teachers at Griffith University....

TeachTechPlay : Playback

I’m inspired and all set to hit Term 2 with more ideas after spending the last two days at the annual TeachTechPlay Conference at...

Technology Can Make Dreams Come True…….Silicon Valley!

I was so honoured to be on the #techgirlsmovement official ambassador tour to San Francisco with girls from St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School, and...

Peg Pinball

Throughout this hands-on project, students were prompted to express their creativity by conceptualizing the layout, theme, and overall design of their pinball game. This...

Coding in our Library MakerSpace

We are continuing our focus on coding in our library lessons, Megan and I were pleased to see our article on 'Coding in the...

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...