January Microlearning Sprint – Free Teacher PD!
Teachers, join the sprint this January! 3-5 minutes each day for 10 days! What is microlearning? Microlearning is small learning units with highly focused learning outcomes. It involves 3-5 minutes of targeted learning experience. Why microlearning? Microlearning is becoming more relevant in an ever-changing…
Design functional computer rooms for better learning environments
I have seen a lot of different types of computer room layouts in my time. Some have been more functional than others. If you are designing your computer room from scratch, here are my tips on how to make it an optimal learning environment for your students.
7 things I learned from Eddie Woo
Eddie Woo spoke at the Teacher Preview Event for World Science Festival Brisbane 2019 at the Queensland Museum. Here are the 7 things I learned from Eddie Woo: 1. Dispositions, not just skills, are a key to teaching STEM. 2. Dispositions lie underneath…
How to sign up to Thunkable
In this quick tutorial, we’ll teach you how to sign up to Thunkable! We use Thunkable to build iOS and Android apps using drag and drop coding blocks. It’s a fun way for students to learn about app design and computational thinking. Students are…
Which programming languages should my child learn?
Glossary for New Scratchers
Compared to a lot of other programming languages, Scratch has quite a gentle learning curve. Still, getting started can be a little bit of a doozy if you’ve had zero prior experience with the kind of terminology used in programming. To help you out a bit, we’ve compiled a glossary of terms for new Scratchers!
Use GameMaker to make your own game in 2 Days!
GameMaker Studios is a game development environment that targets those who are interested in game development, but don’t know where to get started, or don’t have the technical expertise to make it a reality. Become a Game Maker in 2 days these school holidays!