Robots as Companions

Robot technology is our future. We are seeing more and more in every industry. Therefore, it is perfect that institutions like The Cube QUT...

Starting Back to School 2022!

Well, certainly not the start we were all hoping for! In Queensland the start has been delayed by two weeks with many schools going...

Grandparents enjoying our Makerspace.

Our Junior School has an annual Grandparents Day. Each year there is an assembly where students share stories, music and many fabulous talents. This year the focus...

Linking Literature and Technology

I was honoured to be invited to present on TeachTechPlay Webshow Episode 39, by Eleni Kyritsis. I decided to share some of the things #bestteachingpartnerever, Megan...

Design Thinking, Creativity and Technology.

Innovation Sports competition brings together Design Thinking, Creativity and Technology in a sporting environment with Minecraft as the building tool. Seven girls this year (click...

Impact of a Makerspace

Trisha Buckley who is a good friend, TL, book reviewer and colleague of #bestteachingpartnerever, Megan Daley, approached us about conducting a case study for her Masters...

Engineering with Winches and Pulleys

Engineering is about finding out how things are built, how they work and why. Hands-on engineering activities empower young children to see themselves as...

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,...

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...

Fun with a Laptop!

Learning by taking apart! Recently I set up a Makerspace activity for our girls to dismantle a couple of old laptops. I found illustrations and explanations...