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Open Mic @ Your Library! | Programs That Pop - Library Journal

Open Mic @ Your Library! | Programs That Pop - Library Journal | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Open Mic @ Your Library! | Programs That Pop
Library Journal
At our high school library, in central Texas, usage stats were way down, both for services and reading of books.
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Several of my secondary campuses are doing this.  Open Mic nights are huge events and well loved by everyone.

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Several of my secondary campuses are doing this.  Open Mic nights are huge events and well loved by everyone.

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How the Maker Movement is Transforming Educatio...

How the Maker Movement is Transforming Educatio... | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Learn how the maker movement can change your classroom and find project ideas for maker classrooms.
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The MakerSpace is Here!

The MakerSpace is Here! | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
The Belgrade Community Library is excited to announce that it will host a MakerSpace kit from the Montana State Library beginning the first week of June. The MakerSpace will be open to young adults...
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Beyond the Maker Space | Backtalk

Beyond the Maker Space | Backtalk | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
How often do librarians find themselves trying to explain that the library’s mission is not about books but about information?
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library learners - at the Centered School Library

library learners - at the Centered School Library | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Hi friends! Library makerspaces are an area of planning for me this summer. I've got to gather and organize my thoughts for the start of the next school year. So, I'll devote Mondays to blogging about my progress, and inviting ...
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Area 3 Learning Commons: Keeler School Maker Stations: Part 2

Area 3 Learning Commons: Keeler School Maker Stations: Part 2 | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
This is what happens when you turn elementary kids loose in a learning commons http://t.co/LAmj2GvvkY

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Carol Koechlin's curator insight, May 25, 8:21 PM

Learning Commons environment is perfect for active learning.

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Four States of Making? | MakerBridge

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Innovations at Monticello High School library recognized ⋅ Charlottesville Tomorrow

Innovations at Monticello High School library recognized ⋅ Charlottesville Tomorrow | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it

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Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 13, 11:24 PM

This library has transformed itself into a 21st century learning commons with impact on student learning.  Some great ideas at this school library.

Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, April 14, 11:20 PM

Love it! :-)

Maria Richards's curator insight, April 14, 11:32 PM

Reviewed and endorsed by Lynn Hay. 

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Making without a Makerspace | ALSC Blog

Making without a Makerspace | ALSC Blog | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
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Libraries As Makerspaces and a Makerspace Information Blitz

Libraries As Makerspaces and a Makerspace Information Blitz | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Maker Spaces in Libraries, European Mobile Maker Lab, Denver Public Library's ideaLab, Darien Library T/E/A room, 3-D printers (Libraries As Makerspaces and a Makerspace Information Blitz http://t.co/VXyYRvwfii)...
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Reinventing libraries for 'hanging out, messing around and geeking out'

Reinventing libraries for 'hanging out, messing around and geeking out' | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
New library learning labs envisioned as spaces where teens can create content instead of consume it.
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What's a Makerspace?

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Makerspaces come in all shapes and sizes. They all serve as a gathering point for tools, projects, mentors and expertise.  A collection of tools does not define a Makerspace. Rather, we define it b...
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Good definitions and descriptions of MakerSpaces.

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Makerspace Urbana

Makerspace Open Hours

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014, 7:00 PM

Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center
202 South Broadway Avenue

2 Makers Went

The space will be open for working on projects, getting help with projects, giving help on projects, socializing, planning events, and just having a good time. The Shared Threads group also has open hours at this time so drop on in if that interests you as well. We're located in the basement room #16 of the Independent Media Center in Urbana. The s...

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The space will be open for working on projects, getting help with projects, giving help on projects, socializing, planning events, and just having a good time. The Shared Threads group also has open h (Open hours tonight 7-9!
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Open Mic @ Your Library! | Programs That Pop - Library Journal

Open Mic @ Your Library! | Programs That Pop - Library Journal | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Open Mic @ Your Library! | Programs That Pop
Library Journal
At our high school library, in central Texas, usage stats were way down, both for services and reading of books.
Dr. Laura Sheneman's insight:

Several of my secondary campuses are doing this.  Open Mic nights are huge events and well loved by everyone.

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, June 12, 12:53 PM

Several of my secondary campuses are doing this.  Open Mic nights are huge events and well loved by everyone.

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Maker Camp

Maker Camp | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Get Ready forMaker Camp 2014! Cool Projects, Epic Field Trips, & Awesome Makers Sign Up For Camp July 7th-August 15th, 2014 The first day of camp is July 7th and materials lists for the first w...
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This is a virtual Maker Camp.  Each week kids can login and follow along on fun projects.  Looks interesting.

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, May 23, 9:11 AM

This is a virtual Maker Camp.  Each week kids can login and follow along on fun projects.  Looks interesting.

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What’s in a Makerspace? - Evidence of school library impact by school principal

What’s in a Makerspace? - Evidence of school library impact by school principal | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it

"In this post, Eric Sheninger describes the secrets to New Milford High School's Makerspace, and how every school can build a Makerspace."


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, May 5, 4:46 PM

A library media specialist was given the scope by her principal to push the envelope.

Lourense Das's curator insight, May 7, 1:39 AM

"The Makerspace in the library is an oasis for student self-directed learning. It serves as a rejuvenation center for inspiring of love for both formal and informal learning" says principal Eric Sheninger

Lourense Das's curator insight, May 30, 3:56 AM

Principal Eric Sheninger on the school library as makerspace

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Resources | Invent To Learn

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Christine Margocs's curator insight, April 12, 3:50 PM

We learn when we "do"!

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Makerspace Wishlist Part 4: DIY and Crafts

Makerspace Wishlist Part 4: DIY and Crafts | School Library Makerspaces | Scoop.it
When it comes to Makerspaces, many prefer to think of all expensive, whiz-bang technology and equipment.  While that's perfectly fine and great for students, there's a lot of benefits that can come...
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List of craft supplies.

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