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Handmade for the Holidays Blog Hop - starting next week!

With the holidays here, I will be spending some time working on my crafts. Next week I’ll be joining 5 crafty bloggers to participate in a Handmade for the Holidays Blog Hop hosted by… 588 more words

Maker

Planning an Hour of Code at the Library

During the week of December 8th, our library will be participating in the 2014 Hour of Code. I’m still designing the after school program we’ll be hosting, but the idea is to introduce kids to the basics of computer programming in the informal learning environment also known as the library. 1,184 more words

STEAM

Passive Maker Programming

I’ve been reading posts and discussions about passive programming- self-directed activities without a leader or instructor- for awhile now and found them very inspiring! Although I offer maker programs throughout the summer and as often as possible during the school year, I hadn’t given much thought to passive maker programming until about a year ago. 438 more words

Story Time

The Frustrations

I am a nerd, but you probably already knew that. Being the kind of nerd that I am I am also a cosplayer (side not I just taught my computer that cosplayer is a real word so it would stop telling me I spelt it wrong and or try to auto correct it) and a maker. 343 more words

Star Wars

Level Thinking - Polymaths and Imaginary Worlds

Michelle and Robert Root-Bernstein — he’s a physiologist and she’s an independent scholar in creativity studies — first came to my attention in 2009, when they were part of an interdisciplinary group studying creativity at Michigan State University. 697 more words

Sharon Wildwind

Art I Love — a folder to hold notes and other things

Two years before I retired, I said to myself, “It took four years in university to prepare for my career. What are the chances I need two years to get ready to leave my career?” Since the answer to myself was that sounded like a great idea, I started on a self-study mission. 193 more words

Art