Editor’s note: Happy New Year, MakerBridge community!
Our future school and youth librarians at the University of Michigan are big fans of Laura Fleming, the librarian at New Jersey’s New Milford High School. From her work with transmedia storytelling to … Read more >
Today’s guest blog post comes from Cathy Evans, Director of Libraries at St. Mary’s Episcopal School in Memphis, Tennessee. St. Mary’s is a pre-K through 12th grade school where academic excellence and the well-roundedness are both critical goals for its … Read more >
The kids in our elementary after-school makerspace have a huge affinity for physical making. Give them the choice between having a glider competition in the hallway or a screen-based creation activity and they’ll pick the glider 9 times out of … Read more >
Here at MakerBridge, we’ve each taken a turn this week defining what makerspaces mean to us. Today, as we wrap up our five-day series, we think about how others define it. Here are some definitions from around MakerWorld.
“A … Read more >
This week, we continue our special week in which we take turns sharing our definition of a makerspace.
I spend much of my time during the academic year in Michigan Makers, after-school mobile makerspace projects in local K-12 schools. I … Read more >
I got to talk a lot with educators and librarians this summer about makerspaces, maker-friendly culture, and even (gasp) assessment of maker work. Now I’m back in the rhythm of the school year, with a bit more desk time during