September 30, 2014

Hot Topic at Midwinter: Library Maker Spaces, Ideas for Cheap, Hands-On Fun

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From ebooks to digital literacy, there was plenty to debate at the Midwinter meeting of the American Library Association. But the unconference on January 25 revealed clear consensus on one topic: maker spaces. They’re red hot.

Hacking Education

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By fostering the original hacker culture centered on innovation and mad programming skills, we could have the next Steve Jobs. But can schools make the shift?