Recording of the QCT web conference (7 November 2016)
Did you miss out on Emily’s web conference with QCT on how to use Scratch to integrate Digital Technologies into your classroom? Click here for the web conference recording.
What is the point of STEM toys?
I was recently asked to complete a survey for STEM educators regarding the benefits of STEM toys. Here are my thoughts.
Are you after extra ideas for your coding clubs?
Here are some of the activities we do at our Coding Kids clubs: program with Scratch, program with Python, program mBot, program Lego Mindstorms EV3, and build digital solutions with Makey Makey.
Holoverse: a virtual reality adventure on the Gold Coast
These September school holidays a group of Coding Kids students visited Holoverse to experience and learn about virtual reality technology. Holoverse is a virtual reality adventure arcade in Southport on the Gold Coast.
Judging at the Young ICT Explorers QLD 2016
Let me share my experiences as judge for the Young ICT Explorers Year 5-6 category: technologies used, projects experienced and tips from a judge on how to get the most points for each criteria.
Make a creative Father’s Day e-card
Here’s a fun and creative project for Father’s Day. Build your own e-card to give to your Dad. This is a great idea if you and your dad are into coding and technology.
Produce your own animation movie
It’s not just games. You can also use Scratch to program and produce your own animation movie. Your mini-movie can be about fictional stories but you can also use Scratch to animate research projects such as a mini-documentary about the water cycle or lions in the Serengeti.