“Please keep robots out of the sawdust” is the kind of phrase heard around the library at Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, IL, where Todd Burleson can be found leading engineering challenges, inspiring student reporters, and constantly inventing.
School librarian Laura Fleming and two other educators have launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund a coding blocks and storybook set to teach computer science.
Nikki Robertson enjoys a sandbox just as much as her students. But instead of shovels and sifters, her toys tend toward digital tools that fill the maker space at James Clemens High School in Madison, AL, where Robertson is the librarian and tech facilitator. Her goal? Get messy, get out of her comfort zone, and bring others along with her.
The morning after Charlotte we drove over to Highpoint and visited both the University and Public Libraries. We took way too many videos than we could ever have time to edit and publish but these are some of our favorites. High Point Public library This library has a great teen space called the Teen Garage. […]
It turns out, that recording, editing, and posting videos while on the road is a lot more intense then we originally thought. The first library we visited was the most difficult because we were just starting to learn about the technology that we were using and the most efficient ways to use it. Because of […]
I (PC Sweeney) Interviewed my new deputy director who just happens to come from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Before going to Charlotte, he worked in San Mateo County Library as the manager of the library branch that I am now the manager of. He spent about 5 years in Charlotte so he knows all about […]
Josh, Lisa and I are excited to be taking part in this roadtrip but it’s going to be hard on us. For example, we know we are going to be hungry after our long drives and dehydration is always a valid concern while on the road. In order to keep going we’re going to need […]