Heather Lister teacher-librarian with a passion for making and innovation. Previously a school librarian, she is now an educational consultant with Mackin Educational Resources. She holds degrees in Library Science and Instructional Technology and certificates in Mathematics and School Administration. She is on a mission to abolish the stereotype of libraries and librarians. She serves as the Professional Development Chair for the ISTE Librarians Network. Heather has presented at ISTE, FETC, TCEA and many state and regional conferences. Heather is the mom of two wonderful children and a lover of all things Harry Potter. Follow her @heathermlister or check out her blog at www.heatherlister.com.
Heather's Blog Articles
Future Ready Librarian or future ready librarian?
Founded on the principles of equitable access in a digital age, the launch of Future Ready Schools in 2014 called.Read More
Create an Amazing Low-Tech Library Makerspace With These Easy Ideas
Unless you live under a rock or are completely off the grid when it comes to technology, you’re probably aware.Read More
Stop Thinking and Start Doing — A Makerspace Is Within Your Reach!
Take the leap and start your makerspace by getting your students involved. You’ve no doubt read countless blogs and articles.Read More
Training Wheels: From Replicator to Maker
See that bad boy up there? Well that bike up there looks just like the one I learned to ride.Read More
6 Tips for Successful DonorsChoose CampaignsWhat is DonorsChoose? DonorsChoose is a website dedicated to matching donors to classrooms (and libraries!). As the teacher, you will. Read More
Extended Your Reach @ PSLA 2016I just wrapped up an exciting weekend with some amazing Pennsylvania librarians at the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association annual conference. This conference. Read More
Make WritingI know I'm a little biased, but I think we have a pretty amazing makerspace. It's getting bigger - and. Read More
When It Didn’t Work…but It Wasn’t a Failure
Last year I immersed myself in maker education. I followed everyone imaginable, read every book published, and learned as much.Read More
Making Digital Reading Easier
Literacy is the ability to read and write. Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range.Read More