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Teen Tech Week 2015 Program Ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rebecca Webb Mar 2, 2016. 8 Replies

Please share your ideas on program ideas for the 2015 theme.Continue

Outcomes & Evaluations

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laurie Solawetz Nov 21, 2013. 2 Replies

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

Advocacy & TTW

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tiffany Williams Mar 10, 2014. 4 Replies

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

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Incorporating STEM into Your Library and Teen Tech Week

Started this discussion. Last reply by Natalie Couch Nov 14, 2013. 5 Replies

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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Re-Envisioning Teen Tech Week

Teen Tech Week™ will be revamped starting next year and all the resources on this Teen Tech Week site will be relocated to the YALSA site. As a result, this site will be deactivated.In March 2017, a discussion between YALSA's board members resulted in board document #32 at Annual 2017 to re-envision TTW and TRW to create a larger advocacy/awareness campaign to…See More
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Terry Funk commented on YALSA's blog post 2018 Teen Tech Week™ Site Now Live!
"My school library hosted a music festival in the library last week. We have a garden adjacent to the library, so it was set up for live performances with the band and choir students. In the library, we had activities that were tied to music composed…"
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merry cooper replied to YALSA's discussion Public Library Programs
"The program did turn out to be amazing. I was really happy that teachers arranged for students to be bused to the library during school hours. We had kids from the local high school, middle school and from the Technology Center.  It was very…"
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Chantal Walvoord replied to YALSA's discussion Public Library Programs
"This sound like an amazing program, Merry."
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Vanessa Campbell replied to YALSA's discussion Public Library Programs
" I work at a public library Teen Tech Week: Tuesday, March 6, 2018   4-6 PM Teen Librarian: Vanessa Campbell & Digital Librarian : Chao Huang Will team up to discuss what tools are offered to Teens through the Library. How to…"
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Chantal Walvoord replied to YALSA's discussion Public Library Programs
"I am starting a Girls Who Code club at the library on Mar 3rd. "
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merry cooper replied to YALSA's discussion Public Library Programs
"Anyone of the public libraries out there doing a moving night for Teen tech Week???? Movie suggestions???"
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Re-Envisioning Teen Tech Week

Posted on October 8, 2018 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Teen Tech Week™ will be revamped starting next year and all the resources on this Teen Tech Week site will be relocated to the YALSA site. As a result, this site will be deactivated.

In March 2017, a discussion between YALSA's board members resulted in board document #32 at Annual 2017 to re-envision TTW and TRW to create a larger advocacy/awareness…

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2018 Teen Tech Week™ Site Now Live!

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 12:00pm 1 Comment

Join the site for free to get access to downloadable posters and bookmarks available in Chinese, English, and Spanish!

2018 Teen Tech Week™ Theme Announced!

Posted on November 9, 2017 at 10:33am 0 Comments

Celebrate the next Teen Tech Week with the theme "Libraries are for Creating," March 4-10, 2018.

This year's theme encourages teens to take advantage of all the great digital tools offered through the library to become content creators, and to leverage library resources to share out their creations, whether they be podcasts, videos, apps, games, wearable tech, or some other fabulous invention or creation!

Stay tuned for a new website theme…

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Teen Tech Week™ Feedback Survey

Posted on April 3, 2017 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Did you celebrate Teen Tech Week? We'd like to hear from you! Your feedback is greatly appreciated and will help us improve future Teen Tech Weeks. Take the 5 minute survey by April 21.

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VRP Program Ends

Started by Kelly Dennison in Sample Title Jul 9. 0 Replies

We had a wonderful Vocational Reading Program here in Meigs, GA.  We had a lot fun but getting ready for back to school again.  Just wondering how the other libraries are feeling about their…Continue

Teen Tech Week: Lego WeDo 2.0

Started by Ruma Gonzales in Sample Title Mar 21. 0 Replies

Learn how to make the rover and program it using an iPad to respond to sensors and make sounds and different color LED lights. It is a 4-week session. Supplies will be provided. Limited space.Continue

Teen Tech Week @ ECHS

Started by Stacie Maples in Sample Title Mar 8. 0 Replies

Our Kids "creating" in the library this week.…Continue

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Call for Volunteers for the Reenvisioning TRW/TTW Taskforce

On September 24th the YALSA board approved a Board Document that calls for the formation of a taskforce to reenvision the Teen Tech Week and Teen Read Week initiatives and create a larger advocacy/awareness campaign to promote the importance of year-round teen services. If you are interested in being a… Continue reading

Teen Tech Week: Four Steampunk Ideas

Teen Tech Week is finally here! “Libraries are for Creating” is a good theme for to introducing teens to Steampunk. Steampunk is not “punk” at all; the science fiction author, K.W. Jeter made up the word in the 1980’s. Think of it as science fiction meets Victorian Age. Jeter coined… Continue reading

Teen Tech Week: 9 Activities for Creating at Your Library

This year’s Teen Tech Week theme, “Libraries are for Creating,” highlights how teens can combine technology and creativity to create some truly unique products.  The ideas and resources here make for great program activities this Teen Tech Week and any time of the year. Paper Circuits This low-tech, low-cost project… Continue reading

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