School Libraries as Makerspaces
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a makerspace is a place where young people have an opportunity to explore their own interests, learn to use tools and materials, and develop
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Maker Movement Grows in K-12, with Librarians Leading the Way, Finds SLJ Survey

Maker Movement Grows in K-12, with Librarians Leading the Way, Finds SLJ Survey | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
 
Old-fashioned board games and puzzles are what first drew students at a Jacksonville, NC, middle school into the library’s maker space. Now they’re experimenting with Snap Circuits and coding
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Want to Start a Makerspace at School? Tips to Get Started

Want to Start a Makerspace at School? Tips to Get Started | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
As the Maker Movement starts to gain momentum, schools that are trying to find ways to foster the do-it-yourself environment can learn a few lessons from
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TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Makerspace Moments: Creativity and ...

TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Makerspace Moments: Creativity and ... | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
"So I had my first Lego Makerspace today and a funny thing happened; I realized that most of my participants didn't actually own Legos and really had no real idea what to do with them. I guess this shouldn't surprise me, ...
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School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Makerspace Visit

School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Makerspace Visit | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
This week I had the chance to visit the school libraries and makerspaces of the Albemarle School District in Charlottesville, VA, along with team of faculty, administrators, and technology and library leaders from my school, ...
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TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Teen Makerspaces @ Your Library

TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Teen Makerspaces @ Your Library | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
I actually just wrote a proposal at my library to create a Mobile Makerspace at my library. Why mobile? We are a smaller branch with limited space, so I can't create a makerspace in the open parts of my library.
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Connected Librarians Day: The Library as Makerspace | Active ...

Connected Librarians Day: The Library as Makerspace | Active ... | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Defined as groups of creators who come together to design, plan, and create products using both digital and non-digital tools, makerspaces are popping up in library-centered conversations. While makerspaces can include ...
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Linda Denty's curator insight, March 4, 2014 9:43 PM

This is from last year but a great idea.

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Education Rethink: Story-Telling as a Maker Space

Education Rethink: Story-Telling as a Maker Space | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
"We need maker spaces," a man says. "Let kids tinker with stuff. Let them code. Let them build things. It'll be more important down the road than if they were just writing stories." I overheard those words at a tech conference.
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Libraries, Ebooks and Beyond: Library "Makers" Share How It's Done - The Digital Shift

Libraries, Ebooks and Beyond: Library "Makers" Share How It's Done - The Digital Shift | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
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Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries

Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
The concept of libraries as makerspaces first hit my radar last November when I read about the Fayetteville Free Library’s FabLab.  As I began hearing more buzz about libraries and makerspace...
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Makerspace in your school library

Makerspace in your school library | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Earlier this year I wrote a post about Hackerspaces and Makerspaces, after attending the Computers in Libraries conference in Washington. I met up with Buffy Hamilton for lunch, and as ever was ins...
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6 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Makerspace (EdSurge News)

6 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Makerspace (EdSurge News) | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Tom Friedman argues in The World is Flat that all we really need to know to be successful in life is how to come up with an idea and execute on it. Children have the first part down--they are hardwired for creativity. The challenge is what comes next. That’s what makerspaces teach kids: the co
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The Daring Librarian: Makerspace Starter Kit

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GwynethJones's curator insight, June 8, 2015 7:46 AM

Want to start a Makerspace in your school?

Don't have thousands of bucks!

This might help you get started!

Karen du Toit's curator insight, June 23, 2015 5:14 AM

Great resource here!

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Growing Learning Communities Through School Libraries and Makerspaces-Creating, Constructing, Collaborating, Contributing

Thank you once again to Jennifer Finley-McGill, David Kates, and the Independent School Library Exchange of Southern California for inviting me to speak at their summer retreat in beautiful Ojai, C...
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MISD Library Info: Top Shelf Makerspace

MISD Library Info: Top Shelf Makerspace | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Top Shelf Makerspace. Great idea for letting students create in the PHS library! Marnie said kids feel special to have some supplies to work on projects! Posted by Debbie Swartz at 9:00 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!
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Easy Does It: A pop-up teen makerspace | Library as Incubator Project

Easy Does It: A pop-up teen makerspace | Library as Incubator Project | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Easy Does It: A pop-up teen makerspace. by libraryasincubatorproject on Feb 3, 2014 • 7:36 am No Comments. As you know if you've been part of the Library as Incubator Project community, we're big fans of maker programs and spaces, and ...
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MAKE | Transforming a School Library Into a Makerspace

MAKE | Transforming a School Library Into a Makerspace | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
It's back-to-school season! Students at Grand Center Arts Academy (GCAA), a public charter school in St. Louis, have arrived to…
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Makerspaces: Coming soon to your library? | lcarslibrarian

Makerspaces: Coming soon to your library? | lcarslibrarian | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
A lot of the sessions included discussion of so-called “makerspaces” and how libraries are using them. What is a makerspace, you say? One of the founders of Artisan's Asylum, a makerspace in Somerville, MA presented at ...
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Makerspaces and Library Labs Encourage Student Creativity

Makerspaces and Library Labs Encourage Student Creativity | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Two devoted book lovers, Catherine A. Cardno of Education Week Commentary and Amy Wickner of the EPE Library, write about new releases and trends in the K-12 education-publishing arena.
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Schools Making Makerspaces: Verrado Middle School, before & after | Makerspace

Schools Making Makerspaces: Verrado Middle School, before & after | Makerspace | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
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School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Makerspace Conversation: Innovation Meets School Reform

School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Makerspace Conversation: Innovation Meets School Reform | School Libraries as Makerspaces | Scoop.it
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