Spent Earth Day getting the kids actively involved in conversations about a proposed Clean Air Zone in Leeds. What does, and should, it mean to them if they’re living and … Continue reading Leaf Spotting: Citizen Science with Foldscope
This year has given me many opportunities to embrace change and direct more of my time into areas of passion and importance. Alongside establishing programmes with the Foundation for Digital … Continue reading Starting the new year with a STEM role model focus
Grasping the opportunity to attend Fablearn ’15 offered me THE best CPD for MakerED. It also introduced me to another network and through that came an awareness and excitement surrounding … Continue reading Foldscope: Unlocking the wonders of STEM with more origami.
We’ve been connecting ideas with straws to understand what a simple machine is and using design thinking to develop complex skills. With a maker kit of Strawbees to support innovations to … Continue reading Flying Ninja Catapult and other simple machines
Invited into Malet Lambert School, Hull, to support their ‘Discover me’ transition activity got me thinking about my own aspirations at the age of 11. And then inquisitiveness set in to ask friends … Continue reading Challenging perceptions of Computer Science using ‘real life, regular people’