"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…"
Name & Name of Library: Amy K. Marshall at The Craig Public LibraryProject Name: New Dimensions in DYI -- Let’s Build a 3D Printer!Project Description: Starting Saturday, March 8th, teens from…Continue
Name & Name of Library: Kristen Curé and LuCinda Gustavson, Springfield Public Library, Springfield, OregonProject Name: Raspberry Pi DayProject Description: Raspberry Pi Day will be a hands-on…Continue
Name & Name of Library: Caroline Aversano, West Windsor Branch, Mercer County (NJ) Library SystemProject Name: Exploring Arduino Project Description: A beginner’s course in open source Arduino…Continue
An amazing way to get your tweens and teens to know the “unfamiliar” bits of your library is to do self-directed scavenger hunts. You know that your “kids” tend to congregate to one particular area- whether it’s your teen space, … Continue reading →
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 →