Creating Future Libraries – Annual Network Conference 2015

Anne Weaver (All Hallows' TL) Anne's Blog for All Hallows' and I will be setting up a 'Makerspace' for delegates to experience many of the...

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...

Books for a Makerspace

Throughout this blog I have referred to many books which give ideas on how to incorporate a Makerspace within a school environment. I thought...

Making with Grandparents

Today was Grandparents Day and our Year 6 students brought their grandparents into our Junior Library MakerSpace Zone to 'make' together. The girls challenged...

Inspiring Young Students to Create with Technology.

This post is in preparation for a session I’m running at this year’s National Education Summit in Brisbane, 15 & 16 May. It is...

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...

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...

Sharing at PEIC Computational Thinking Conference

We were fortunate to share our journey and some fun activities at a regional conference held in Port Macquarie. Keynote speakers were Dr Rebecca...

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...

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....