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Abby the Librarian. Groupe public Teen Services Underground. Groupe public Storytime Underground. Blog » Makerspaces & Maker Movement » MakerBridge. Kristin Fontichiaro's Blog About Learning, Teaching, Making Things, and Libraries. [Reposted from MakerBridge blog] My Making in Michigan Libraries team has been talking a lot about the importance of purposefulness when bringing maker tools and materials into a space.

Kristin Fontichiaro's Blog About Learning, Teaching, Making Things, and Libraries

It’s so easy to just buy stuff and let patrons and students loose … but without a purpose, which leads to a consistent “elevator speech” or narrative, making and building and constructing can seem like a gimmick. And if we believe in the power of what we do, then we want it to be sustainable and not a fad. (A similar challenge is that sometimes we know why we’ve acquired an activity’s materials or tools but just don’t articulate it.) So I was interested to see “LEGO-Based Therapy: How Colourful Bricks Are Helping Kids with Autism Improve Their Social Skills” pop up in Flipboard.

Said a parent: “The groups built amazing scenes and we could see the compassion and commitment for LEGO-therapy each week. Said researcher Gomez de la Cuesta: Image of LEGOs by Clovis_Cheminot on Lawrence Hall of Science. Lindsay Wildlife Experience - Connecting people with wildlife since 1955. Alphabet Glue: An E-Magazine for Families. - Bird and Little Bird. Welcome to the home of Alphabet Glue, a downloadable magazine for families who love books!

Alphabet Glue: An E-Magazine for Families. - Bird and Little Bird

Filled with activities, printables, projects and plenty of inspiration, Alphabet Glue was created in hopes of helping more families to incorporate creativity, imagination and all things literary into their everyday routines. Click on any or all of the buttons below to learn about each issue of Alphabet Glue and all of the crafty, bookish goodness that you can expect to find inside! Current issue special issue most recent back issue previous issues. Jennifer Hopwood - Southern Maryland, MD, USA, Library Training Coordinator, Drexel University- EdD Educational Leadership & Management with concentration on Creativity and Innovation, Florida State University- MLIS, Monmouth University- B.A., Double Majo.

Search. Easy Science Experiments You Can Do at Home or at School. Perry Public Library. Crash Course Kids. Welcome to Crash Course Kids!

Crash Course Kids

We are extremely excited to announce this new channel from the creators of Crash Course. We'll be talking about 5th Grade Science to start, then adding in more subjects as the channel grows. We're so happy to have you along for the ride with us and can't wait to get started! You can expect to see videos every Tuesday and Thursday starting NEXT WEEK (3/2/15). Storytime katie – one librarian's journey into storytimeland.

Storytimes, early literacy, parent education, staff training…it's all good. The weekend of March 4-5 a meme floated around Twitter: For every “like” on a tweet with that image, the poster would list one book.

Storytimes, early literacy, parent education, staff training…it's all good.

Any book. ANY book! There were no rules, so after putting about 100 books on hold from reading everyone else’s lists, I decided I’d like to post picture books, so I jumped in. This isn’t in any order, and isn’t even a personal best-of…I posted a mix of books from my childhood, titles that have impressed me, stories my kids loved…kind of shooting for a list of titles off the beaten path. I wound up really liking the list so I thought I’d share it here, too, with the captions I wrote to go with each title. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Young Children, New Media & Libraries. Square Bubbles - Cool Science Experiment. CrashCourse. This item has been hidden Physics Play all Dr.


Shini Somara leads us through AP Physics 1 and 2. 10:40 10:02 10:09 10:06 11:04 10:59 9:54 9:20 9:55 9:21 8:56 This item has been hidden This item has been hidden. Vlogbrothers. Teen Librarian Toolbox — @TLT16 Pprofessional development for teen librarians. How to Give Your Students Control Over Their Learning. The Unquiet Librarian. Stems, Engineering and Stem Activities. Black Sheep Press: Authors. Jane Cobb, BA, MLS, is a Children's Librarian with 25 years experience working with children and their families.

Black Sheep Press: Authors

She is currently the Coordinator of Parent-Child Mother Goose and Man in the Moon Programs for Vancouver Public Library in Vancouver, British Columbia; a Trainer for the Parent-Child Mother Goose Program in Toronto; and an Instructor of Children's Services in the Library Technician Program at Langara College in Vancouver. Jane is the author of What'll I Do with the Baby-o and I'm a Little Teapot. Storyteller Gail de Vos. Jbrary - Tune in for Storytime Success. Megan Ginther on Pinterest.

Alscblog (@alscblog) YALSA (@yalsa) The Alberta Library (@Alberta_Library) Library Journal (@LibraryJournal) Can Lib Association (@CLA_web) CanadianLibraryNews (@CdnLibraryNews) Sharing books, crafts, songs, and fun in the children's library department!