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Crafting lately

In the last week, I have spent about 9 hours in my craft room actually crafting…  It is the most time I crafted since before Christmas of last year. 137 more words


If Coding is the New Literacy, How Do We Close the Opportunity Gap?

Learning to code is a new literacy – as important as reading, writing, and math – but, how do we close the opportunity gap between those who have access and those who don’t? 926 more words


Emerging Trends in Today’s Libraries

Librarians lead the way in maker programs, coding, robotics, and 3D printing.

As noted in this earlier post, the roles of librarians are shifting by creating, among other things, participatory learning spaces, maker programs, and 3D printing access. 317 more words

Changing Roles

DIY Camp Somerset (Formerly STEAM)

Last school year, we started offering some simple STEAM activities at our Tuesday meetup for our local homeschool group. We did lots of fun activities, still had lots of time for socializing and making friends and even had lunch! 260 more words


Coding to Learn: Momentum Grows Beyond "Tech" Classes

Coding to learn continues to grow in popularity and seen as a necessary skill – for everyone, not just “techies.”


Fueled by projected STEM job growth of… 798 more words


Designs for Deeper Learning

While rethinking the design of classrooms and libraries isn’t new, there is a growing interest in how to transition from traditional, factory-model schools to designing participatory learning spaces to serve today’s students best, … 250 more words