Why ‘Making’ needs to be part of the School Curriculum.

After spending the last couple of years researching the Maker Movement and providing space within our Junior School library for a Makerspace I have...

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...

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...

Technology in the Hands of Creative Thinkers

Why do we need our students to be creative? ACARA General Capabilities states “Responding to the challenges of the twenty-first century – with its complex...

Talking…. Makerspaces, technology and books

STEM Punk's 'The Future Learning Magazine' is created by teachers for teachers to inspire future thinking in education. The online edition is free to...

KinetiKits: STEAM Educational Kits

In today's world, it's crucial to nurture and develop students’ creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. It's even more important to do so sustainably. ...

STEM Across the Curriculum

STEM is an approach to learning that integrates the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Through STEM, students develop key skills including:...

Playground Creations

Our girls in STEMies Club have been exploring ways to incorporate simple machines into playground designs. After closely examining the six simple machines and...

Reflecting after being a Finalist in QCT TeachX ….

I was so humbled and honoured to have been a finalist for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Teaching’ in this year’s TeachX Award after being nominated...

Ideas for Exploring Machine Learning in the Primary Years.

Artificial Intelligence, and its subset Machine Learning, is very much part of our lives and will be even more so in the lives of...