Alberta is the first province in Canada to address the role of the learning commons in teaching and learning.
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.
Some good ideas here – like how maker spaces are described. Encourages strategies for starting within your budget.
Fayetteville Free Library is a public library located in Fayetteville, New York. It is the mission of the FFL to provide free and open access to ideas and information.
Fantastic ideas for Makerspaces – Sue Considine is the Director.
See on fflib.org
Make Space (John Wiley & Sons, 2012) is a new book based on the work at the Stanford University d.school and its Environments Collaborative Initiative
Looks like a great resource!
See on dschool.stanford.edu
Taking the Learning Commons to the Next Level
accompanying website for a presentation that @geekteacher and I did at 2014 Alberta Teachers’ Conferences. Ppt is there in two parts as well as all links mentioned. Main emphasis is on the Virtual Learning Commons (VLC) and the link to the physical.