PD workshops at the Gold Coast Libraries
Gold Coast Libraries recently spent three days taking professional development workshops with Coding Kids. We covered a range of activities and projects that will be delivered for the Gold Coast community. The local kids are going to have a wonderful time exploring STEAM at the Gold Coast Libraries.
Cutting Edge STEM, Griffith University – Teacher Professional Learning Day
Closing Address Speech, by Emily de la Pena (Monday 28 November, 2016) at Griffith University’s Cutting Edge STEM – Teacher Professional Learning Day.
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.
School holidays, machine learning and robots that are learning to “see”
This past school holiday break, Coding Kids took a group of school children to visit the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision at QUT. The Centre specialises in research and development of robots learning to ‘see’. Their ability to see is the remaining technological roadblock to ubiquitous deployment of robots into society…
Term 4 starts tomorrow – Thank you to our Coding Kids family
Term 4 starts tomorrow and we want to send a big thank you to all the schools, libraries and organisations that we have worked with us this year. The Coding Kids team is looking forward to finishing the year off with a bang.
MicroMakers II: Hackathon Day
The MicroMakers II Hackathon Day concluded the six-week program at Bulimba State School. Technologies that were used included: Scratch, MaKey MaKey, mBot, Tinkercad and 3D printing. Find out about the interesting projects that the students developed.
MicroMakers II visits the ARC Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision
Students, parents and teachers from Bulimba State School visited the ARC Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision (The Centre) at QUT, Gardens Point Campus. The Centre is the world’s first centre that focuses on creating robots that can see.