A successful school makerspace needs an enthusiastic maker community, school-wide participation, and staff support. How do you build this type of learning at your school? Diana Rendina described, step-by-step, how to introduce challenge-based learning into your school library makerspace.
The maker movement continues to gain popularity as schools integrate these spaces and lessons into their schools and curriculum. In this webinar, Michelle discussed the maker trend and offered tips on how you can start or grow a maker movement in your school.
In this research-driven session, Kevin Baird helped viewers understand the core elements of creativity and how we can provide students with rigorous, powerful learning experiences through lens of a literacy makerspace.
Whether you’ve had a makerspace for years, don’t have one yet, or are just getting started, this webinar has something for you! Michelle Luhtala chronicled her experience jump-starting maker culture in her learning community and discussed funding, curricular connections, equipment, and celebrations, and challenges.
In this webinar, Laura Fleming introduced the Maker Movement and provided tips on how you can create a makerspace in your own school. An overview of makerspaces and how they foster experimentation, invention, creation, exploration, and STEM/STEAM-related concepts were examined. Attendees learned about the Maker Movement and the role libraries are playing in it.
Our student’s needs, interests, talents, and attentions continually evolve. School librarians are progressive and proactive, and adapt to create new ways to connect to patrons and re-envision the facility to better facilitate changes in those patrons. The impact on engaging patrons in school libraries is tremendous, making the library a destination.
Technology Resource Teacher Laura Briggs explored ideas and resources for incorporating STEM projects and hands-on activities into science and math while integrating mobile tools. Plans and implementation ideas were shared for organizing a school-wide STEM program, STEM nights, and STEM summer camps.