Posts tagged with “libraries”

How Librarians are Incorporating STEAM Instruction Into their Libraries June 11, 2018

Emily Rimland

Librarians are taking a prominent role in bringing STEAM to students in school districts and colleges all over the world. In fact, more than half of school libraries in the U.S. and Canada offer maker programing for youth. This gives students more opportunities to engage in maker-based learning. Here are some of the most unique […]

3 Ways to Help Kids Avoid Summer Brain Drain June 6, 2018

Summer Brain Drain

According to the National Summer Learning Association, kids lose as much as two to three months of math and reading skills over the summer — with the most significant losses in lower-income kids. This is called summer learning loss, summer slide, or summer brain drain. Here’s a Washington Post article with additional information on the […]

Kids in Flint “Invent for Good” with littleBits April 20, 2016

On April 2nd, littleBits teamed up with the Office of Michigan State Senator James Ananich and the Flint Public Library to hold an Invent For Good workshop for kids and parents in Flint, Michigan. Over 40 kids (and 3 news crews!) attended and were challenged to invent something that solves a real world problem using […]