Our local school district is one of the sites for the Students Involved with Technology Conference that happens in several sites around the state of Illinois. Kids, parents, and teachers presenting workshops on things they love best. Kid led workshops. Isn't that great? The district asked the library if we were willing to provide a … Continue reading Students Involved with Technology Conference
Working with my Robot Test Kitchen colleagues during ILEADUSA was a fantastic experience, and now that we're continuing with this project I appreciate the value of this collaboration even more. When we're given opportunities, chances are at least one of us can say yes. A couple of weeks ago Brian Pichman with the Evolve Project asked … Continue reading We’re not Faking it, We’re Making It.
I've used littleBits with my middle school technology club to great effect. The simplicity of changing things up and flexibility of the multiple bits is really appealing. When I brought a kit home to show my own kids, ages 4 and almost 7, it was a different experience, but pretty rewarding! Here are some things you … Continue reading Review: littleKids playing with littleBits