What’s In Your Teen MakerSpace Manual? : Forms Edition. Make It @ Your Library. The Way of the Lego. I've had some emails and Tweets lately asking how do I manage the LEGO portion of our Makerspace area, so I thought I would share with you...
The Way of the Lego. Questions: How did you set up your Lego Creation Station? Did you start with a Lego Wall? Aren't there problems with stray pieces? How do you manage the Makerspace? When I first started the Makerspace, inspired by my PLN, I had a very small budget and a admittedly a rather large dose of skepticism that all this Makerspace folderoll could just be another fad or Ed Tech buzzword. The reason I often talk about baby-steppin into Makerspace (or any new education innovation) is because I don't want you to feel like pressured or guilted into jumping into something new or spending thousands of dollars right away.
Answers! How to Solder - Through-hole Soldering. Introduction Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills needed to dabble in the world of electronics.
The two go together like peas and carrots. And, although it is possible to learn about and build electronics without needing to pick up a soldering iron, you’ll soon discover that a whole new world is opened with this one simple skill. We here at SparkFun believe that soldering should be a skill in everyone’s arsenal. In a world of increasing technological surroundings, we believe it is important that people everywhere be able to not only understand the technologies they use everyday but also be able to build, alter, and fix them as well. In this tutorial we will go over the basics of through-hole soldering – also known as plated through-hole soldering (PTH), discuss the tools needed, go over techniques for proper soldering, and show you where you can go from there. Suggested Reading As stated earlier, you can learn about and build electronics without touching a soldering iron. Makerspace Starter Kit.
The hot new Makerspace Movement is NOT new to Murray Hill Middle School.
Eighteen years ago we designed and opened the school with the idea that we would have creation labs in the Media Center, GT room, and the TV studio. The True Adventures of a High School Librarian: JCHS MakerSpace a Go Go! The adventure of creating a MakerSpace in the James Clemens High School library has taken off with a lot of help from my friends!
Once my principal, Dr. Brian Clayton, approached me about bringing a MakerSpace to the JCHS Library this year the first thing I did was crowd source my amazing PLN for ideas and resources. Some the top contributors that helped me to ultimately build my final list of items to purchase for the start of our MakerSpace includes: Diana Rending, Nathan Stevens, Laura Fleming, Tom Kilgore, Mark Samburg, and Faith Plunkett. A guide for promoting making in libraries. Makerspace Starter Kit. Makerspace Starter Kit Congratulations!
You are now the proud owner of a Makerspace. A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources. Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn.
In libraries they often have 3D printers, software, electronics, craft and hardware supplies and tools, and more. Here are some excellent resources for anyone thinking about setting up a makerspace in their organization. Articles & Blog Posts Libraries, Hackspaces and E-waste: how libraries can be the hub of a young maker revolution “…there’s another gang of information-literate people out there, a gang who are a natural ally of libraries and librarians: the maker movement. Clustered in co-operative workshops called “makerspaces” or “hack(er)spaces,” makers build physical stuff. MakerSpaces pricing. Arduino + Chromebook. With over 5 Million units sold in 2014 alone, Chromebooks are a growing trend among schools and homes.
One of the biggest drawbacks to Chromebooks has been the inability to connect it to any hardware (i.e. Arduino) -- until now. Favorited Favorite 2 Where EdTech meets TechEd. Designing a School Makerspace. Makerspaces, STEAM labs and fab labs are popping up in schools across the country.
Makerspaces provide hands-on, creative ways to encourage students to design, experiment, build and invent as they deeply engage in science, engineering and tinkering. 6 Strategies for Funding a Makerspace. The Maker movement continues to gain momentum.
At this year's White House Science Fair, President Obama invited Super-Awesome Sylvia from Auburn, California to exhibit her water color robot as a representative of the Maker community. At the same event, the Corporation for National Service announced its commitment to place Americorps VISTAs in Maker movement organizations across the country. Maker Ed is placing those Maker VISTAs in makerspaces to help build their capacity for engaging low-income students as makers. In this spirit, we are starting to see more and more makerspaces springing up in schools across the country.
Hsmakerspacetoolsmaterials-201204.pdf. Designing a School Makerspace. YALSA%20Making%20Toolkit. Library MakerSpaces on Pinterest. The environment and tools of g. The philosophy of educational. Makerspace-Playbook-Feb-2013.pdf.