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White text caption reading "Makerspace in 40 Minutes? Yes, you can!" on a green background with a photo collage showing library makerspace centers set up with no students, and students from many multicultural backgrounds working at on makerspace activities. The overlaid white text on the photos reads "10-15 min. Directions + Book Exchange, 15-20 min. Making Time!, 3-5 Min. Cleanup" | Mrs. J in the Library @ A Wrinkle in Tech

Makerspace Centers in 40 Minutes

When I tell teacher-librarians and other educators that I fit makerspace centers and activities into a fixed library schedule, I sometimes get incredulous or skeptical looks.  So I thought I’d give some background and...

TL Blogging Challenge #12 – Changes and Reflections

TL Blogging Challenge #12 – Changes and Reflections

TL Blogging Challenge #12 – What is one thing you have changed in your library to meet your patrons needs?  What spurred this change? What would you do different? This school year has felt...

Makerspace Center Update

Makerspace Center Update

The makerspace projects that students have been working on are really coming along. There’s a flute-playing machine, a “deadly” panda-bot, and a cat that waves its tail in the making for this round!  I...

PSLA 2013 Takeaway: Flipped Libraries

PSLA 2013 Takeaway: Flipped Libraries

I’m not totally sold on flipping classrooms/schools/libraries, mainly because I think moving too quickly towards flipping can make the existing digital divide even more formidable.  I’m a staunch believer in equal access, and relying...

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