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Boot Camp 2014 Session 8: Teen Makerspaces: School Library Implementation, Programming, and Resources
This webinar will discuss implementing and sustaining a makerspace in a school with any type of budget. Texas school librarian Colleen Graves will describe different types of maker scheduling, maker programming, and resources for maker workshops. After a year’s experience in maker workshops, she has first-hand ideas for getting students involved in the maker movement.
About the PresentersColleen Graves, Library Media Specialist, Lamar Middle School - Flower Mound, Texas
Colleen Graves is a school librarian at Lamar Middle School in Flower Mound, Texas. Her first task as librarian was to transform her thirty-year-old traditional library space into a learning commons. She became obsessed with the library as a gigantic makerspace and started instituting maker workshops with students in 2013. She blogs at http://colleengraves.podbean.com/ and is an active leader of professional development in Lewisville ISD and the DFW metroplex. Recently, she published “Learning Commons on a Dime” in School Library Monthly and “Teens Guide Makerspace Makeover” in Knowledge Quest. Add her to your PLN on Twitter @lamar_library.