Need an idea? Go for a run!

If you need ideas then my advice is go for a run. I have been saying this for ages now as every time I go running I seem to be able to clear my thoughts and focus on some really important aspects of life. Today my focus was on work, as it often is, and … Continue reading Need an idea? Go for a run!

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Lego WeDo 2.0 Teacher Training Workshop

On Monday 14 March I attended a workshop for the brand new Lego WeDo 2.0 STEM kit. I was involved with arranging this event to be held at my school, Ravenswood, in Gordon. I attended with a year 3 teacher from school. The event was arranged with Modern Teaching Aids and Lego Global Master Trainer … Continue reading Lego WeDo 2.0 Teacher Training Workshop

Amazing Skype lesson with Andrea Boyd – ESA

On Wednesday 16 March I arranged for the whole of year 5 to Skype with European Space Agency engineer Andrea Boyd. The Skype meeting was to compliment the unit I was leading about space, Mars and the Curiosity rover. Thanks to Jackie Slaviero I made contact with Andrea and we arranged the chat in just … Continue reading Amazing Skype lesson with Andrea Boyd – ESA

Pi Day 2016 – Planet Pi (JPL/NASA)

This year I celebrated Pi Day 2 days late on March 16 due to attending PD on March 14. I found a great lesson idea on the JPL/NASA website called Planet Pi, see link below: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/infographics/infographic.view.php?id=11011 This is an awesome lesson that teaches students about Pi, why it is important, how NASA scientists and engineers … Continue reading Pi Day 2016 – Planet Pi (JPL/NASA)