At Victoria Park Academy (VPA), we value STEAM and are committed to investing in resources that enrich student learning. We recognise that coding is an
VSA STEAM Day 2022
At VSA, we recently held our first STEAM Day. We’re currently teaching and learning remotely in Hong Kong due to a rise in COVID cases,
Design thinking: how are goods and services developed?
We recently finished a Year Three unit about goods and services. The entire unit was approached through a framework of design thinking. This blog post
Takeaways from The Learning Jam
The Learning Jam, presented by Toddle, was a 24-hour PD event and celebration of all things STEAM. The expert teachers and designers from around the
Nintendo Labo: where gaming meets STEM education
I’m not much of a gamer so Labo wasn’t really on my radar when the first kits were released in 2018. I am, however, passionate
Tinkering for design sensitivity and maker empowerment
Teaching and Learning in the Maker-Centered Classroom is an online course by Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education. I’m about halfway through the units but
Blowing minds with Makey Makey
Our school recently held its annual Maker Jam Slam, a celebration of STEAM with other schools from across Hong Kong. This was my latest experience
What’s on your ‘someday’ list?
This post was inspired by @YuniSantosa, who blogged about her aim of starting Genius Hour with her students but still hasn’t found the time. As she states,