[kids-lib] Create Maker Culture at Your Library in 4 Weeks (Summer Online Course)

Jennifer Maurer jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Thu Apr 23 10:54:03 PDT 2015

Please pardon the cross-postings.

If you’re interested in the maker space movement, read on to learn about a 4-week online course happening this summer. Can’t see the links below? Try these:



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Build and field-test an educational maker program for your library

SLJ and Library Journal present an impressive roster of experts, including Annie Murphy Paul, Graham Ashcraft, Colleen Graves, Jay Silver, and Susan Considine for our newest online course, Maker Workshop: Create a Maker Culture at Your Library<http://mediasource.actonservice.com/acton/ct/10574/s-034b-1504/Bct/l-00db/l-00db:1dc/ct1_1/1?sid=H9BQ6T8t3>.

During this four-week online course, you'll participate in live, interactive presentations with question and answer opportunities, and work in small groups with facilitators experienced in the maker movement.

You will be challenged to complete assignments and field research in your library that will have your own maker program up and running by the end of the course.



Understand the maker movement and how to foster maker culture at your library


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Create a fully developed and tested action plan for launching a maker program at your library, no matter your budget (from $0 to sky's the limit)

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Plus, each registrant will receive their own MaKey MaKey Kit, an invention kit for the 21st century that lets users turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet.

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Graham Ashcraft
Creative Entrepreneurship Program Manager at Etsy


Susan Considine
Executive Director Fayetteville Free Library (NY)


Megan Emery
Teen/Tween Programmer
Chattanooga Public Library (TN)

[Megan Emery]

Colleen Graves
Maker, Teacher Librarian Lamar Middle School (TX)

[Colleen Graves]

Annie Murphy Paul
Author of Brilliant: The New Science of Smart, Learning Columnist Time, CNN



Jay Silver
Founder/CEO of JoyLabz/MaKey MaKey



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