STEM/Makerspace at the PSLA Conference

Diversity by Design

Are you registered for the PSLA Conference? Starting to plan your agenda for the 2019 PSLA Conference? Check out these awesome workshop sessions related to Makerspaces/STEM! Coming soon information about Makerspace activities in the Exhibit Hall!

  • STEAM Success in the K-6 Library Media Center ~ Have you jumped on the STEAM engine in your library? Two units will be presented for K-3 and 4-6, as well as other STEAM activities, storytime STEM, and this session allows for hands-on participation.  Presented by Cindy Rizzolino, Nazareth Area School District  

  • Pairing Diverse Books with Hands-on STEM Activities ~An elementary teacher librarian and museum educator from the Franklin Institute will help you uncover how integrating STEM activities with favorite multiculturally diverse children’s books can broaden access to STEM/Literacy for students. This session provides attendees with ideas and strategies for classrooms and libraries.  Presented by Eva Thomas, Pocopson Elementary School

  • Standards Driven Making: Connecting the Standards ~ In this session, four librarians will show you specific examples of Makerspace projects explicitly connecting to the new ISTE and AASL standards. You will be provided with many examples to use making to enhance your current curriculum for all grades and experience levels. Presented by Heather Lister, Foundry Makerspace

  • Libraries Ready to Code: Computational Thinking ~The ALA-OITP/Google program, Libraries: Ready to Code allowed librarians to test programs incorporating Computational Thinking (CT) skills especially to underserved groups like girls, low-income youth, and youth of color. Learn more about what CT is, why it is important for librarians to embrace, how to connect your community and find resources for implementing programs.

And Many More!!

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