ACCE Tour 2016

See main gist of today’s tour presentation here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0LlWBc4_vDkM3JLcTgzS1Q4NHM/view?usp=sharing

Our other Makerspace site https://allhallowsschoollibrary.com/category/cre8-lab/

The main discussion was around girls losing interest in technology around 12 years old, and  whether  technology should be a stand-alone subject or integrated or about how multidisciplinary approaches might work. I was proud that at our school we are implementing/trialling futures-oriented programs, even though it is evolving, and at least our students have extensive opportunities to experience digital and design technologies, trans-disciplinary thinking and problem solving and STEAM/ STEAM thinking. The favourite technologies that teachers seemed to gravitate to today were drones (Parrot mini drones) and Augmented Reality: quiver, Guinness Books of Records 2015, iDinosaur  and Anomoly AR.

My ACCE2016 storify https://storify.com/anneticipation/acce2016-57f1a343dd64855f5fdfc63e

Words for “I’ll code it for you” https://docs.google.com/document/d/1i-sIQed7o-WEvAmPSliMpXkbHbABnA0UlgPdyQAfrRw/edit#

QSITE storify from conference https://storify.com/qsite/the-qsite-twitter-feed-during-acce2016-conference

Below are images from the makerspace visit; does not include images of 3D printers, charging facilities or food garden that were also visited on the day.

CONASTA

Presentation for CONASTA workshop
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0LlWBc4_vDkMWh3NzJMZEhjU2M/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0LlWBc4_vDkNmxoT2ZQV2c0N2M/view?usp=sharing

Hands on resources for workshop plus a drone
https://ahsmakerspace.wordpress.com/?s=quiver
https://ahsmakerspace.wordpress.com/2015/09/17/ballstrike-augmented-reality-app/
https://ahsmakerspace.wordpress.com/2015/06/10/augmented-reality-activity/
https://www.smore.com/g2acm-augmented-reality

Click to access ClubZOOMsci_H_newspapertower.pdf

Other AHS resources

AHS Year 8 STEM subject https://ahsmakerspace.wordpress.com/category/stem/

AHS makerspace https://ahsmakerspace.wordpress.com/category/makerspace/

Other makerspace models

https://ahsmakerspace.wordpress.com/2016/06/09/st-aidans-junior-library-and-makerspace/

https://ahsmakerspace.wordpress.com/2016/06/09/oakleigh-state-school-library-and-makerspace/

Recent links on makerspaces