My Making in Michigan Libraries team has been talking a lot about the importance of purposefulness when bringing maker tools and materials into a space. It’s so easy to just buy stuff and let patrons and students loose … but … Read more >
I like using Flipboard because it finds readings from topics I’m interested from sources that I might not know about or follow regularly.
That was how I found “The Apprenticeship: gallery exhibition celebrates craftmanship” in the Brisbane Times… Read more >
The Making in Michigan Libraries project is delighted to announce that registration is open for our one- and three-day maker professional development workshops around the state this summer. From May 10 through late August, we’ll be on the road, from … Read more >
Over on Quartz, Darlena Cunha writes about concerns that a solitary focus on STEM is denying students the kinds of open-ended, experiences that a balance with the humanities could offer, going so far as to say that it turns students … Read more >
It’s been two years since we published our last list of recommended holiday purchases for kids, so we’re dusting off that post and updating it for 2015. Here are some of our favorites:
Coupon Books – create a … Read more >
It’s the eve of a new school year, and as I put the finishing touches on plans for our new maker class and interview grad students about their interest in joining the Michigan Makers team, I’m thinking a lot about … Read more >