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What is a Makerspace?

What is a Makerspace? A Makerspace can be any space in your school where students are able to come together to design, experiment, invent, craft and create. Makerspaces typically have a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) focus, but can be tailored to apply to learning across all subject areas.

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How to integrate STEAM into your early years classroom

STEAM – it’s a word that we’ve been hearing a lot of over the past few years. This year, the school I’m working at has STEAM as a focus for learning, so I have been particularly interested in learning more about this learning area and how I can integrate it into my Prep classroom.

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The Importance and Possibilities of Play

Play matters! In fact, there has never been a more prolific time than now for research into the importance of play. In this blog post, Kim Moroney Education Officer of Early Learning at the Catholic Schools Office in Newcastle advocates for the importance of play for every child.

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Learning Stem: Part 2

In part 2 of our 2-part series on STEM, we follow up with My Stepping Stones, Leichhardt on their journey of implementing STEM and robotics in their centre.

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Choosing The Right Paint

With so many paints available to foster creativity, here we give you a summary of all the different types – plus, we give you our top tips on how to best use paint within the classroom environment.

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Setting Up Your Classroom For The Year Ahead

With over 60,000 instagram followers, Heidi Overbye  inspires teachers around the world with her creative flair,  spectacular learning spaces and inspiring lessons on a daily basis. Here she shares five ways to help prepare teachers for the school year ahead.

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