"There are many ways to do a QR code scavenger hunt. I did a pretty straight forward one for my teens 2 years ago; and have attached the document so you can see if that would fit your needs/time frame. Also see the post below from Christie, I love…"
"I am not sure what databases/digital services you have at your library or how they are organized on your web pages but here are some of the questions:
1) What resource would you use if you wanted to find literary criticism about Alice Walker? (Hint:…"
"I don't think it is too simple. When I have theme parties I usually get together prizes ranging from books to Pocky. Sometimes I will have a $15 movie gift card but everyone will just go for the Pocky. In fact when people start to get…"
"One great inexpensive way to make tech cozies is to make them out of spent mountain bike tire tubes. You can usually get these free from your local bike shop. Then you just cut the tubes in half along the length, and wash (tubes have a chalky…"
"I had the same problem when I did the QR Code Scavenger Hunt. Not enough of my kids had/have smart phones. This year I am going to do a paper scavenger hunt that takes the teens on a tour of our remote services. This allows everyone to participate…"
"My addition to Low-Tech No-Tech is flip books. I know you think really but like marshmallow catapults (another good low tech- no tech program where a teen once said "I can't believe you keep a bunch of high school kids occupied with this…"
Digital Citizenship, in addition to learning cool technology tools, is important to share with our teens. Some of the award recipients are modeling appropriate digital citizenship behaviors in their…Continue
Hi!What wondering things are you doing for 2014 that are low cost/no cost?I'm planning a self/directed (passive program) around a display of guess how many Legos or keyboard keys (if I can get the…Continue
I am completely in love with self-directed contests. Also known as passive programming (which always leads my superiors to think that there is NO thought or work involved at all, which is not true), these self-directed contests get teens involved … Continue reading →
Feel less than tech savvy? Concerned that you are not techie enough to pull off a Teen Tech week program? Well, don’t be! While it is fantastic to have the double bonus of offering coding or robotics during Teen Tech … Continue reading →
If you’re still looking for ways to celebrate Teen Tech Week, consider a “Judge a Book by its Cover” contest. For the contest, teens redesign covers of their favorite books. At my library, we give winners a brand new copy … Continue reading →