Recipes for large and small-scale geometric string art projects from Todd Burleson, SLJ’s 2016 School Librarian of the Year.
“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.
The results of the nation’s first Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) student assessment are in, and here’s what they reveal.
Librarians in a Knoxville, TN school district got a grant to build four maker space carts that rotate among schools. Find out what they bought and why.
Tips from an expert on how to instruct kids effectively and with an open mind.
Tot-oriented robots and resources give coding lessons a friendly face.
Distance didn’t keep these three school librarians from scoring a grant for Finch robots so that their students could all code together.
Students in grades 5–8 can enter a video competition to showcase their own innovation—and win $25,000.
Braille tablets and other new tech may help visually impaired children truly engage in e-learning.
Building contraptions inspired by the inventor and cartoonist teaches students about physics, problem-solving, and cause and effect.