Interview with Leslie Preddy, Author of School Library Makerspaces, 6-12

Cover of School Library Makerspaces, Grades 6-12 by Leslie Preddy

Libraries are logical destinations for makerspace activity. They have how-to guides; Internet access; community trust; an existing infrastructure for planning, promoting, and presenting programs; and big tables for workspaces! But what might a makerspace look like in a secondary school Read more >

Mentors for Makers: Effective and Budget-friendly

A question we’ve been asked before, and a common concern among educators and librarians, is the expense that can be involved in putting together a makerspace. In the past, we’ve featured a guest post detailing a successful, low-cost middle school … Read more >

Makerspaces in Academia

Makerspaces, coding/programming, and DIY activities are quickly gaining traction and momentum in mainstream culture. As more people become interested in making and hacking, places with the space, equipment, staff to assist in these endeavors and to encourage collaboration and sharing … Read more >

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