Illuminating Learning Communities Through School Libraries and Makerspaces Creating, Constructing, Collaborating, Contributing

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Illuminating Learning Communities Through School Libraries and Makerspaces Creating, Constructing, Collaborating, Contributing

  1. 1. Creating, Constructing, Collaborating, ContributingBuffy J. HamiltonTexas Library Association Conference 2013#txla13CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/jawshouamoua/4294260789/sizes/l/
  2. 2. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/bara-koukoug/6998746636/sizes/l/
  3. 3. Defining MakerspacesSource: http://makerspace.com/
  4. 4. Defining MakerspacesSource: http://makerspace.com/
  5. 5. Defining MakerspacesSource: http://makerspace.com/
  6. 6. DefiningMakerspaceSource: http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=4594 andhttp://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5237
  7. 7. Source:http://www.westportlibrary.org/sites/default/files/webfm/files/attachments.restored/recommended/Library%20Journal%20article.pdf/
  8. 8. Foster play and explorationSupport opportunities for learningNurture peer to peer learningWork with community members as true partnersDevelop a culture of creatingSource: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/10/public-services/the-makings-of-maker-spaces-part-1-space-for-creation-not-just-consumption/
  9. 9. Source: http://metro.org/articles/from-stacks-to-hacks-makerspaces-and-librarybox//TransactionalTransformational
  10. 10. Source: http://metro.org/articles/from-stacks-to-hacks-makerspaces-and-librarybox//creatinginventingbuilding
  11. 11. Source: http://metro.org/articles/from-stacks-to-hacks-makerspaces-and-librarybox//Inquiry andquestioningNetworked/social learningandconstruction ofknowledgeProblemsolving
  12. 12. Source: http://metro.org/articles/from-stacks-to-hacks-makerspaces-and-librarybox//3D printingand creatingHackathonsWriting salonsand writingcommunitiesCraftingDigitalproduction ofcontentMechanicalbuilding andtinkeringGardeningand growing
  13. 13. Source: http://metro.org/articles/from-stacks-to-hacks-makerspaces-and-librarybox//MakerspaceLearning:STEAMScienceTechnologyEngineeringArtsMath
  14. 14. Source: http://metro.org/articles/from-stacks-to-hacks-makerspaces-and-librarybox//Static/Fixed SpaceMobile/Pop Up LearningSpaces/CommunityEmbedded
  15. 15. MAKEmagazine
  16. 16. MakerFaire
  17. 17. Makerspace
  18. 18. MakerParty2013Source: http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/4115 andhttps://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2013/04/22/makerparty2013/
  19. 19. EveryChildaMaker
  20. 20. MakerspacePlaybookSource http://makerspace.com/make-a-makerspace/get-your-new-school-edition-of-the-makerspace-playbook
  21. 21. Makerspace+LibrarySource: http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2013/a-librarians-guide-to-makerspaces/
  22. 22. Makerspace+LibrarySource: http://www.imls.gov/assets/1/AssetManager/Makerspaces.pdf
  23. 23. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstar/288960063/sizes/o/Learn more: http://www.newlibrarianship.org/wordpress/
  24. 24. relatively low barriers toOriginal photography by Buffy Hamilton
  25. 25. one’s creations with othersPhotograph used with permission of Andy Plemmons
  26. 26. fluidity in the rolesofImage via Microsoft Clip Gallery
  27. 27. with one anotherCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/buildingunity/303497031/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/
  28. 28. members believe theirCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/ari/502329223/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/
  29. 29. communities formed around…CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/23882161@N03/3745008067/sizes/o/
  30. 30. communities formed around
  31. 31. Source: http://dmlhub.net/sites/default/files/ConnectedLearning_report.pdfIto, Mizuko, Kris Gutiérrez, Sonia Livingstone, Bill Penuel, Jean Rhodes, Katie Salen, Juliet Schor, Julian Sefton-Green, S. Craig Watkins. 2013. Connected Learning: An Agenda forResearch and Design. Irvine, CA: Digital Media and Learning Research Hub.ConnectedLearning
  32. 32. Libraries Creating aMakerspace Culture ofLearningBuffy Hamilton, July 2012
  33. 33. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/makerbot/5245082071/sizes/l/
  34. 34. Source: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6666669.html
  35. 35. Legos + LiteracyMemoryDevelopmentLogicalmathematicalthinkingScientificreasoningProblemsolvingTactile and kinestheticlearning increase studentunderstanding
  36. 36. Learn more: http://prairiecreeklibrary.blogspot.com/2012/09/anime-and-so-much-more-club.html?spref=fb
  37. 37. Learn more: http://prairiecreeklibrary.blogspot.com/2012/10/studio-you.html
  38. 38. Source: http://www.saclibrary.org/?pageId=1599
  39. 39. Sources: http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=3856 and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHwLjoecaKE&feature=player_embedded
  40. 40. Source: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/02/19/4274750/homeless-poet-proud-of-newly.html
  41. 41. Source: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/10/public-services/the-makings-of-maker-spaces-part-2-espress-yourself/Ideas Process Product
  42. 42. Source: http://community.tametheweb.com/socalshi/2012/10/29/makerspaces-school-libraries-emerging-trends-planning-worksheet/
  43. 43. Source: http://acrl.ala.org/techconnect/?p=1403
  44. 44. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/dstl_unr/8033384867/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  45. 45. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/therontrowbridge/6672045725/sizes/l/in/set-72157628805853687/
  46. 46. Source: http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=3335 and http://youmedia.tumblr.com/
  47. 47. Source: http://on.fb.me/10bEIf1
  48. 48. Source: http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=3335 and http://youmedia.tumblr.com/
  49. 49. Source: http://bornbraveyoumedia.tumblr.com/
  50. 50. Learn more: http://librarymakers.blogspot.com/search/label/CraftLab
  51. 51. Learn more: http://librarymakers.blogspot.com/search/label/CraftLab
  52. 52. Always In Stitches at Abington CommunityLibrarySource: http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=6444
  53. 53. Dresses for young African girls. Localquilter and author Nancy Johnson-Srebro got the group interested increating simple dresses, which willbe sent to Kenya.Always In Stitches at Abington CommunityLibrary: The DetailsSource: http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=6444
  54. 54. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html
  55. 55. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025
  56. 56. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025Installations vary to reflect the diverse interests in our community.One installation may feature participatory art and culture; anothermay solicit opinions on an upcoming initiative or library service, orbe hands-on, demonstrating new technology.
  57. 57. The Idea Box at Oak Park Library: RAWSource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025“Other artists from thecommunity have come inand wanted to participate.It has been a reallyinteresting talking pointwith patrons.”
  58. 58. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025If you could drawyour whole world,what would be init? Join us for anIdea Box of yourown creation,April 3 – 30.
  59. 59. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025
  60. 60. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025
  61. 61. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025
  62. 62. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025
  63. 63. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025
  64. 64. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025
  65. 65. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025
  66. 66. The Idea Box at Oak Park LibrarySource: http://boingboing.net/2012/10/08/idea-box-draws-community-to.html and http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=5025
  67. 67. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/moyogo/4884992/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  68. 68. • Have a meaningful context and purpose forlearning connected to the library’s vision,mission, and strategic plan• Identify community needs• Creating and connecting are valuable partsof creating “collections” of learningexperiences• Re-envisioning and redefining the conceptof learning• Connect with community partners andcommunity learning initiativesSources: http://www.slideshare.net/ALATechSource/makerspaces-a-new-wave-of-library-service-the-westport-ct-public-library andhttp://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/10/public-services/the-makings-of-maker-spaces-part-1-space-for-creation-not-just-consumption/
  69. 69. • Creating staff buy-in and creating a team ofmentors who feel comfortable with their skillsets• Learning by doing, sharing, reflecting• Including tinkering and play as learningexperiences for staff as well as an element ofdata reporting• Market/publicize makerspace opportunitiesfor learning and events; create and build oncommunity excitement and expertiseSources: http://www.slideshare.net/ALATechSource/makerspaces-a-new-wave-of-library-service-the-westport-ct-public-library andhttp://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/10/public-services/the-makings-of-maker-spaces-part-1-space-for-creation-not-just-consumption/
  70. 70. • Considerations for infrastructure/buildingneeds: power, permits, supplies, tools,fundraising/grants/crowdsourcing,community experts• Considerations for safety/liability• Create forms and channels for safetywaivers and volunteering opportunities• Managing logistics of sound, noise, mess,crowdsSources: http://www.slideshare.net/ALATechSource/makerspaces-a-new-wave-of-library-service-the-westport-ct-public-library andhttp://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/10/public-services/the-makings-of-maker-spaces-part-1-space-for-creation-not-just-consumption/; see http://www.westportlibrary.org/services/maker-space for sample waiver and volunteer forms
  71. 71. • Formative and summative assessment• Qualitative and quantitative data• Enlist assistance of patrons and theirstories to construct the ongoing narrativeof library experience and stories ofmakerspace learning
  72. 72. Additional TipsCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/muyyum/5317136709/ ; source http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/02/want-to-start-a-makerspace-at-school-tips-to-get-started/Verfiy skill LevelsDo a preview run
  73. 73. Additional TipsCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/muyyum/5317136709/ ; source http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/02/want-to-start-a-makerspace-at-school-tips-to-get-started/Doing brings doubters on boardReach out for help
  74. 74. Source http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/02/want-to-start-a-makerspace-at-school-tips-to-get-started/it’s theNot
  75. 75. Common IngredientsProgram, service, or learning medium basedupon a community need; flexibility is an anchor.Focus on people, community, creation,collaborationPlayful, varying entry points of access,activeMeaning making comes from transacting withinformation; experience as education
  76. 76. CC image from http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcwathieu/2979581445/sizes/l/
  77. 77. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/zhou_mengjie/6523964087/sizes/l/
  78. 78. contact information
  79. 79. Recommended Resourceshttp://www.edutopia.org/blog/creating-makerspaces-in-schools-mary-beth-hertzhttp://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/02/want-to-start-a-makerspace-at-school-tips-to-get-started/http://bit.ly/Zjfhgd(free archived webinar series from ALA TechSource!)http://connectedlearning.tv/jeff-sturges-strengthening-communities-makerspaces

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