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What to Buy for Your Maker Space #makered

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10MT #22 | An Interview with Librarian Chad Lehman From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Maker spaces are great places for kids to explore and learn, so take a trip inside the new library — one with a Maker space. Blog: [link].

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Why A Makerspace Popped Up in a Museum

Educator Innovator

Most people wouldn’t think of science as quirky, but if they’d witnessed a posse of orange, papier-maché robotic pumpkins racing down the hall at the Science Museum of Virginia (SMV), in Richmond, Virginia, they might re-think that image. Educator Innovator Blog

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This event will bridge the conversations about learning that are taking place in schools, libraries, museums, work places, and home learning worlds. Monday, March 3rd at 8pm TL Virtual Cafe: Breaking Down Library Walls , Learn how to use Google Hangout and Edmodo and more to break down the library walls and connect with other people from around the world. shares the guidelines, rules, and reflective activities associated with this exercise.

Websites for Hour of Code by Grade

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Grade-levels below are guidelines. Kindergarten — Human Robot. Users create a recipe by choosing a trigger channel from IFTTT’s library, then a trigger, and finally an action channel.

Makerspaces: New Prospects for Hands-On Learning in Schools

Leadership Lounge

In my last blog post , I wrote about the rebirth of career and technical education (CTE) in U.S. Since there’s no strict guideline on what constitutes a makerspace, they’re all of this, and everything in between.

Makerspace Starter Kit Updated

The Daring Librarian

Three years ago I shared with you what I was buying to boost our Makerspace area using four empty Library study carrels that no longer held desktop Macs. Because, I found that bananas in the library spoil pretty fast! Robotics? Make your Library a great space to display artwork.

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Via the Udacity blog : “Introducing the Artificial Intelligence Nanodegree program.” ” In other MIT news : “MIT task force releases preliminary ‘Future of Libraries ’ report.” ” Edsurge points to new guidelines for education companies participating in Y Combinator ’s startup accelerator program. ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “When the Teaching Assistant Is a Robot.”

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But do strive to maintain the narrative that universities are out-of-date and irrelevant, tech blog. Davis on the DML Central blog. Inside Higher Ed reports that “ Fannie Mae , the largest backer of mortgage credit in the country, has issued new guidelines allowing home owners to refinance their mortgage s to pay off their student loan debt. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. The NMC Horizon Report 2017 – the Library Edition. Education Politics.

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From the World Bank’s ed-tech blog : “How students in Uruguayan schools are being taught English over the Internet by teachers in Argentina – and in the UK & the Philippines.” The ALA has released library privacy guidelines for students in K–12 schools.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mark Nichols, Digital Promise Fellow Citizen Journalism - Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media CLASS: Connected Learning Activities through Social Service - Sebastian Panakal, Chairperson Classrooms without Borders: A Teacher's Guide to International Collaborative Projects - Philip J.

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Via The New York Times : “ Trump Drops Defense of Obama Guidelines on Transgender Students.” ” The University of Oregon is seeking the emails of professor William Harbaugh , who operates the blog UOMatters, and his correspondence with the media. ” Via Education Dive : “ Digital ed tech pricing library brings transparency to procurement.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Education Politics.