Category Archives for : Advocates

Making GREAT Makerspaces: The 7 Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace

Making GREAT Makerspaces: The 7 Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace

My work with schools across the nation on planning and creating makerspaces has proven to me that while anyone can.

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The Ugly Brown Couch

The Ugly Brown Couch

“The couches in the hall are so ugly. We should just throw them away.” I don’t know how many times.

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Participatory Making

Participatory Making

My history with littleBits began in 2013 when my school created a littleBits bar in our makerspace, and our experiences. Read More
Transformation

Transformation

The induced or spontaneous change of one element into another. Transformation is the act of adapting, changing, improving, metamorphosis. All.

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Meme Generator

Meme Generator

Wonder how to get those new classroom guidelines to stick? Meme them! This free tool is user-friendly and will add.

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8th Grade Intro To Research Using Chromebooks

8th Grade Intro To Research Using Chromebooks

For many years, I have taught research skills to high school students. I have always wanted to make it a.

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Library Media Tech Talk August

Library Media Tech Talk August

Hello, friends! I have a few things I want to share as summer vacation ends, and we all prepare to.

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Literacy Tools

Literacy Tools

These tools are some of the tried and true resources we use on a daily basis throughout our district. You’ll.

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Library Media Tech Talk July

Library Media Tech Talk July

Hello, friends! I just got back from attending the ISTE conference in San Antonio, Texas. It was amazing to see.

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MAKE Time for Learning in the Summer…At Home!

MAKE Time for Learning in the Summer…At Home!

For me, one of the most powerful pieces of the Maker Movement is that it is based on the belief.

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6 concerning trends in digital collection development

6 concerning trends in digital collection development

I recently joined an American Association of School Librarians (AASL) working group that will develop guidelines to help librarians make.

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Strategy for Evaluating Student Work (Cont.)

Strategy for Evaluating Student Work (Cont.)

In my last few Bibliotech.me posts, I reflected on what students understand and know how to do in terms of. Read More