Science Fiction becomes science

Science Fiction is one of my favourite genres, in fact, I’m finding that I’m reading and watching more Sci-Fi than anything else at the moment. I think one of the reasons I love it is because Science Fiction is quite often a precursor to the leaps and bounds of Science. An example of this is…

Geek-A-Thon Wrap-up!

Some Context: I have wanted to do a sleep over in the iCentre since February 2016, and on the 8th of September this year I finally got to do it! I have been working on celebrating all things Geek with our students this year through the Geek Girl program, the goal being: To encourage girls…

World of Drones Congress 2017 Reflection

On Thursday 30th August and Friday 1st September I had the pleasure of attending the World of Drones Congress and I found it extremely valuable. Despite it being targeted mostly at those wanting to break into the drone industry, as an educator I found it highly relevant to what we are trying to navigate our way…

Amazing Women

This year the iCentre team decided to base our theme for Literacy Week on Goodnight Stories for Rebels Girls, we dubbed our theme: “Amazing Women – in Life and Literature” In the days leading up to deciding on a theme, I was thinking rather a lot about who I am, and what I give to…

The future of technology is so exciting!

Yesterday I attended a GTAQ Professional Development (PD) hosted by Canterbury College called “The Digital Future of Geography.” The presenters came from Esri Australia and were teaching us about their online platform for GIS, called ArcGIS Online. This is an incredible resource for teachers and schools, it’s FREE and has so much information, data, tools,…