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Maker Books for Kids: Part 1 (Picture Books)

On Twitter recently, Brian Puerling (@bpuerling) was trying to find a list of Maker books for kids. Several of us couldn’t think of one!  262 more words


MIT Report Provides Lessons for K12

What lessons does the report The Future of MIT Education hold for K12 learning organizations? Quite a bit, it seems.


Over at Educating Modern Learners… 647 more words


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


LEGO at the Library!

I’m blogging at Little eLit this week about our 4th Annual LEGO Contest and Maker Monday: LEGO, a program for young builders during which we filmed short, stop motion films using the LEGO Movie Maker app.


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