"I provide snacks, but I only give them a snack bag of chips and a soft drink or capri sun. I generally do not give them more unless I do a game which requires a lot of moving... For instance I did a Just Dance Wii night which I bought…"
"You could always consider doing some of the low tech ideas on one of the boards. If you have any computers available to use (we are lucky enough to have a computer lab) you could use Animoto to create book trailers for free. Or do some…"
"I am going to have my teens create a book trailer for their favorite books using Animoto. You can create free 30 second videos using this. Its a great way to incorporate technology and books. I will also raffle off some prizes (we…"
To Whom It May Concern:We are hosting our Teen Tech Week on April 18-22 at New Brunswick High School. We already line up some speakers for this event. We want to have a prize drawing each night. For…Continue
Teens really became creative today at Brooklyn Public Library's Arlington Branch with the throwies. One teen made a flower that also serves as a writing pen that will light up. Another teen created a…Continue
Many of us in the public library sector are always looking for ways to partner with public schools. Teen Tech Week is a perfect time to make those connections. We all have a similar mission, and that…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