September 24, 2017

SisOps: Girl-Friendly Tech Programs

New girl-friendly technology initiatives are challenging tech’s boys-only culture.

Meet the Makers: Can a DIY movement revolutionize how we learn?

The maker movement, known to past generations as “DIY” (do-it-yourself), encourages collaboration, invention, and radical participation with a single goal: to create new things. This maker ethos is gaining a serious foothold in education, both in practice and at the policy level.

Using Social Media to Engage Teens in the Library

Ideas about social media, teens, and the future of libraries were shared in a dynamic online exchange sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) and Connected Learning.