Students Involved with Technology Conference

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

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Robot Test Kitchen Worked for Me: A successful Finch Experience

A week ago, I held a large station-style robotics program called "Robot Invasion," and I introduced several robots and electronics kits including Cubelets, Sphero, LittleBits, Snap Circuits, Snap Circuit Rover, and the Finch. I introduced the Finch to the group as one of the more challenging things there, and said it might be best for someone with a bit … Continue reading Robot Test Kitchen Worked for Me: A successful Finch Experience