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Teen Tech Week 2015 Program Ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rebecca Webb Mar 2, 2016. 8 Replies

Please share your ideas on program ideas for the 2015 theme.Continue

Outcomes & Evaluations

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laurie Solawetz Nov 21, 2013. 2 Replies

What outcomes are people setting for TTW?  What is it that they want the teens to learn or achieve?  How will that be measured and shared out?  What issues are people experiencing around measuring…Continue

Advocacy & TTW

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tiffany Williams Mar 10, 2014. 4 Replies

In what ways are people leveraging TTW as an opportunity to do some advocating for library services for/with teens?  Inviting an elected official to attend a TTW event?  Recruiting a library advocate…Continue

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Incorporating STEM into Your Library and Teen Tech Week

Started this discussion. Last reply by Natalie Couch Nov 14, 2013. 5 Replies

STEM -- Science, Technology, Education, and Math -- is the latest buzzword in education. How does your library incorporate STEM into its offerings? What are some ideas for using Teen Tech Week to…Continue

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Kylie Peters replied to YALSA's discussion Public Library Programs
"I don't have experience opening a makerspace (yet--we are working on one!) but I do have a link to share that I hope will be useful. http://www.thedaringlibrarian.com/2015/06/makerspace-starter-kit.html"
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Grace Matthews replied to YALSA's discussion Public Library Programs
"We are launching out Makerspace during Teen Tech Week this year! any advice for launching a makerspace?"
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Ashly Roman replied to YALSA's discussion Public Library Programs
"Hi Aimé, I've attached a lesson plan I used a few times with our 3D Printer that was successful.  The link to my mini factory is a free 3D print website that is compatible with different printers.  You can also Google…"
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"Any good ideas for a 3D Printer program for teens? We have had the printer for a couple of years and really never use it.. Thanks!"
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"Borchard Library at Santa Margarita Catholic High School is planning 3 days of events to celebrate technology and education. We are working with student clubs that have technology focus, outside organizations that use technology (OC Sheriff's…"
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2018 Teen Tech Week™ Site Now Live!

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Join the site for free to get access to downloadable posters and bookmarks available in Chinese, English, and Spanish!

2018 Teen Tech Week™ Theme Announced!

Posted on November 9, 2017 at 10:33am 0 Comments

Celebrate the next Teen Tech Week with the theme "Libraries are for Creating," March 4-10, 2018.

This year's theme encourages teens to take advantage of all the great digital tools offered through the library to become content creators, and to leverage library resources to share out their creations, whether they be podcasts, videos, apps, games, wearable tech, or some other fabulous invention or creation!

Stay tuned for a new website theme…

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Teen Tech Week™ Feedback Survey

Posted on April 3, 2017 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Did you celebrate Teen Tech Week? We'd like to hear from you! Your feedback is greatly appreciated and will help us improve future Teen Tech Weeks. Take the 5 minute survey by April 21.

Join YALSA for a Twitter Takeover during Teen Tech Week™ 2017

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 10:39am 0 Comments

To add to the Teen Tech Week festivities taking place at libraries across the nation, each day during Teen Tech Week, YALSA’s twitter account, @yalsa will be turned over to a different partner who will share out information, news and resources of interest to those working to build digital literacy skills in teens.

The takeover will allow partners to inform and engage YALSA’s 38,000+ Twitter followers about relevant issues from their…

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What are Your Plans for TTW 2018?

Started by Kylie Peters in Sample Title on Saturday. 0 Replies

Active or passive programs?High-tech or low-tech?What is your budget like?Are you doing coding? Filmmaking or music-making? Robotics? Circuits? 3D printing? Technology/art fusion?Continue

Public Library Programs

Started by YALSA in Uncategorized. Last reply by Kylie Peters on Saturday. 45 Replies

Do you work at a public library? Use this space to find and share ideas for TTW programs that are hosted through public libraries!Continue

Passive Program

Started by Valerie Gilbert in Sample Title. Last reply by Kylie Peters on Saturday. 2 Replies

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, 2017. 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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TTW Posts from YALSABlog

Instagram of the Week – March 14

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

Create it at Your Library: Preparing for Teen Tech Week 2016

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

Teen Creative Writing & Art Contest for Teen Tech Week

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

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