Bloxels Builder in the Classroom

Bloxels is a fantastic platform that allows students to be creators of their own games. Using the free Bloxels Builder app or the physical Gameboard, students use their creativity to design a character and game. The 13 x 13 Bloxels Builder grid is the template students use to develop their ideas. With eight coloured blocks … Continue reading Bloxels Builder in the Classroom

Unleash Creativity & Curiosity in your Classrooms

If you have been following my journey over the past years you will be well aware that I am passionate about creating learning experiences for my students that unleash their creativity and curiosity. I believe these key elements empower students to take ownership of their learning by constructing meaning and understanding of our units of … Continue reading Unleash Creativity & Curiosity in your Classrooms

Bee-Bots in the Classroom

Bee-Bots are a wonderful tool to teach students the fundamentals of computational thinking. The small robot can remember up to 40 commands consisting of forward, backwards, left and right movements to maneuver around the floor. These commands develop students understanding of sequencing, computational thinking and the mathematical concepts of coordinates, distance, and location. I am … Continue reading Bee-Bots in the Classroom

Sphero’s in the Classroom

  Article written for Education Today Term 3 2016 Vol 16 (3) As teachers we need to provide our students with opportunities to learn how to learn, supporting them to find and solve problems. Our role involves developing learners for many jobs that are yet to exist. The critical question we must ask as educators … Continue reading Sphero’s in the Classroom