What outcomes are people setting for TTW? What is it that they want the teens to learn or achieve? How will that be measured and shared out? What issues are people experiencing around measuring…Continue
In what ways are people leveraging TTW as an opportunity to do some advocating for library services for/with teens? Inviting an elected official to attend a TTW event? Recruiting a library advocate…Continue
STEM -- Science, Technology, Education, and Math -- is the latest buzzword in education. How does your library incorporate STEM into its offerings? What are some ideas for using Teen Tech Week to…Continue
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The Innovation Collaborative is collecting innovative lessons, units or projects from K-12 teachers and librarians as part of the first national effort to develop a framework for effective practices at the intersections of arts, sciences and humanities. The resulting matrix will include validated effective teaching practices that are often referred to as STEAM. These will then be tested in classrooms and used to develop educational materials. Submissions will be reviewed by researchers and…Continue
Check out these two funding opportunities to help you continue to offer STEAM related activities for and with the teens in your community:
To add to the festivities taking place at libraries across the nation, each day during Teen Tech Week, YALSA’s twitter account, @yalsa will be turned over to a different partner who will share out information, news and resources of interest to those working to build digital literacy skills in teens.
The takeover will allow partners to inform and engage YALSA’s 34,000+ Twitter followers about relevant issues from their perspectives, as well as…Continue