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MAKERSPACES IN SCHOOL LIBRARIES
A Librarian’s Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - Articles, blog posts, events, and makerspace directories.
High School Makerspace Tools and Materials
An outline providing an à la carte approach to selecting equipment, tools, and materials for a new Makerspace, allowing it to best serve the needs of its makers. It covers outfitting a space from the floor up and the walls, including space requirements, workbenches, storage, and maintenance materials.
Beginner's Guide to MakerSpaces (provided by SpringShare LibGuides)
Creating a School Library Makerspace: The Beginning of a Journey - Answers questions on where to start, with links to other resources.
America was built by makers — curious, enthusiastic amateur inventors whose tinkering habit sparked whole new industries. At TED@MotorCity, MAKE magazine publisher Dale Dougherty says we're all makers at heart, and shows cool new tools to tinker with, like Arduinos, affordable 3D printers, even DIY satellites.
Other Makerspace Information
Thinking Outside the "Makerspace" Box
Preparing Teachers for a Project-Based World
“About a third of American workers are engaged in some kind of freelance work. By 2020, about four in ten or about 91 million Americans will be engaged in quick “gigs” and project-based work. We should be preparing young people for novelty and complexity by creating opportunities for them to experience success in leading projects, independently and with diverse teams, addressing big challenges and producing high quality public products.”