Coding In The Classroom From using Sphero, Makers Empire and now Botley (and a lot more in between), educators are understanding that allowing students to code has immense benefits. From design and creativity and cooperative learning and logical thinking, coding disguises itself well in a cloak of ‘fun’. Every great developer you know got there by solving problems they were unqualified to solve until they actually did it.” Patrick McKenzieRead More →

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April is Autism Awareness Month April is Autism Awareness Month (April 2 is Autism Awareness Day) and the good folk at Autism Explained posted this video which gives an excellent overview. Please share and raise awareness and then consider joining their Facebook group for further resources and information. Additionally, National Autism Resources are able to provide excellent resources for teachers, parents and individuals who are managing autism. Based in America,Read More →

Sustainability Tiny House

The ideas and concepts of sustainability are now firmly embedded into the curriculum across Australian outcomes. These two videos showcase a tiny house in Australia where one couple, Paul and Annett have built themselves their own little sustainable castle. They set out with a goal to create a house that uses rain water, solar electricity and even biogas. The way that the couple harvest biogas using their own food wasteRead More →

Best AFL Football Books for Kids

March in Melbourne (and now around Australia) signifies the return of AFL football – a sport that unites or divides supporters, depending on how well your team is going. Kids enjoy being involved in the sport but more and more they are enjoying the literature that is now being produced. Here are 7 of the best AFL football books for kids that would be perfect in your classroom or atRead More →

Etsy is a fantastic resource for teachers. Each week we keep an eye out for those practical and crafty items that would serve teachers well. Here are five top Etsy resources for you. Personalised Teacher Stamp Personalised Teacher StampA best-selling item this stamp can be customised for your needs. Choose your ink colour and add the text (such as your name). Price: AU$15.95 Growth Mindset Classroom Printable Posters Growth MindsetRead More →