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Successful High School Programs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amy Ojserkis Feb 27. 4 Replies

I have always struggled to get a large turnout at my high school for teen tech week.  Any suggestions on how to draw them in?  Any ideas that have worked for other high school libraries?  Thanks!Continue

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Amy Ojserkis replied to Karen Abraham's discussion Successful High School Programs
"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.…"
Feb 27
Carla Avitabile replied to Karen Abraham's discussion Successful High School Programs
"Great programs, even in the Bay area "the kids" like to check out the old tech. I asked some Bay Area Teen Librarians what they were doing for teen tech week and one of the librarian's said her teens specifically asked for a vintage…"
Feb 27
Cathy Gottlieb replied to Karen Abraham's discussion Successful High School Programs
"Did you have instructions for the Lego hawk?  That's my school's mascot, too, and I love this idea! Thanks!"
Feb 23
Amy Ojserkis replied to Karen Abraham's discussion Successful High School Programs
"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…"
Feb 10
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Successful High School Programs

I have always struggled to get a large turnout at my high school for teen tech week.  Any suggestions on how to draw them in?  Any ideas that have worked for other high school libraries?  Thanks!See More
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Feb 12, 2015

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Laconia High School
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NH

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Passive Program

Started by Valerie Gilbert in Sample Title. Last reply by Amy Ojserkis Mar 6. 1 Reply

Any ideas for a TTW passive program? We're a small branch and get a handful of teens.ThanksContinue

Successful High School Programs

Started by Karen Abraham in Sample Title. Last reply by Amy Ojserkis Feb 27. 4 Replies

I have always struggled to get a large turnout at my high school for teen tech week.  Any suggestions on how to draw them in?  Any ideas that have worked for other high school libraries?  Thanks!Continue

Tags: school, high

What are your planning for your public library for TTW 2017?

Started by Carla Avitabile in Sample Title. Last reply by Carla Avitabile Feb 27. 3 Replies

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

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Started by Dawn Abron in Sample Title Feb 6. 0 Replies

Teen Tech Week 2017 includes coding.  If you are looking for coding sites/activities for your programming, check out this article on…Continue

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