"No pressure to be "super tech-y," teens just like hanging out and trying new things. Just put out a bunch of stuff, make some fun signs, and they'll like it! I replied to the HS thread and there are some ideas on that…"
"Sorry, Cathy, no directions. And unfortunately I have no photo. The Hawk was about 10" high and started to be all red (We're Red Hawks) but then we ran out of red legos. We're going to give it another shot this year.…"
"We are a Technology HS so I look for "low-tech" activities for our students. I do something different each day of the week, but keep all the supplies out if they want to dip into prior day's activities - depending on what…"
I have always felt that TTW can be many things. So many in fact it can be hard to focus on on aspect or another even when there is a theme. The public library where I work is located in a school…Continue
A brief look at ‘grams of interest to engage teens and librarians navigating this social media platform. Last week from March 6-12 marked this year’s “Create it at your library” Teen Tech Week celebration. Sponsored by YALSA, this yearly initiative aims to connect teens and libraries, and encourage teens to make use… Continue reading
Teen Tech Week is YALSA’s yearly initiative encouraging libraries to engage their teen community with resources that enhance their digital literacy skills. During March 6-12, libraries across the country will be buzzing with tech programs, STEM activities, and will be showcasing their digital resources with pride. Not only does this… Continue reading
As part of Teen Tech Week, YALSA is teaming up with the Connected Learning Alliance, Deviant Art, the National Writing Project, and Wattpad for the Twist Fate challenge. The challenge is to get young people (ages 13-17) telling stories about what happens when a hero becomes a villain, or a… Continue reading