Category Archives for : Advocates

TeachRock

TeachRock

Someone shared this site with me during our Elvis week in January. It is full of resources and lessons for.

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We Love Books, Just as Much as Makerspaces: The Story of How Our Students Built Our Collection

We Love Books, Just as Much as Makerspaces: The Story of How Our Students Built Our Collection

Something that bothers me so much is when I read articles that talk about how libraries are becoming Makerspaces. Our.

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Media Literacy:  Fake News, Part II

Media Literacy: Fake News, Part II

On the weekend of Thanksgiving 2016, a Tweet caught my attention with the word “Truthiness.” Originating from one of of.

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A Maker’s Imagination: The Beauty of Homemade Fun

A Maker’s Imagination: The Beauty of Homemade Fun

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My Story: From a Job Cut to Becoming School Librarian of the Year

My Story: From a Job Cut to Becoming School Librarian of the Year

Kristina Holzweiss of Bay Shore Middle School, Bay Shore, NY, was named School Library Journal School Librarian of the Year.

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Create an Amazing Low-Tech Library Makerspace With These Easy Ideas

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.

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Stop Thinking and Start Doing — A Makerspace Is Within Your Reach!

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.

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Do students need to follow a specific process for making and creating in a Makerspace?

Do students need to follow a specific process for making and creating in a Makerspace?

In a recent blog post, I presented the 7 Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace. These attributes are meant to serve.

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Agile Makerspaces

Agile Makerspaces

The Challenge Great Makerspaces democratize learning. They make materials, supplies, and concepts available and accessible to all learners. By properly.

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Training Wheels: From Replicator to Maker

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.

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Media Literacy Part I

Media Literacy Part I

During my edWeb.net webinar today (5PM, eastern), I will interview Greg Toppo, the National Education Writer for USA Today, and.

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Making GREAT Makerspaces

Making GREAT Makerspaces

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

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