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Low Tech, High Gains: Starting a Maker Program Is Easier Than You Think – The Digital Shift

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Has the maker movement taken hold in your library yet? Starting a maker space is easier—and less costly—than you may think. Technologies such as robotics, digital video production, computer coding, and 3-D printing may garner the most attention, but traditional activities instill the same spirit of invention, collaboration, and critical thinking of the maker phenomenon.

Source: www.thedigitalshift.com

Some good ideas here – like how maker spaces are described. Encourages strategies for starting within your budget.

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Author: ephansen

I am passionate about library learning commons and the intersection of information seeking, co-creation and sharing of knowledge. Trans-literacy, inquiry and digital citizenship are also areas of exploration. Emphasis is K-12, but this is important for learners of all ages...

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