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
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 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
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
Link to Download Eleni Kyritsis is an award winning Year 3 Teacher and Leader of Curriculum & innovation from Melbourne, Australia. Eleni facilitates professional learning workshops around the world that focus on unleashing creativity and curiosity in classrooms.