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Want to Start a Makerspace at School? Tips to Get Started

As the Maker Movement starts to gain momentum, schools that are trying to find ways to foster the do-it-yourself environment can learn a few lessons from another nexus in the universe: public libraries. Dale Dougherty, founding editor and publisher of Make Magazine — and the de facto leader of the Maker Movement — has a … Continue reading Want to Start a Makerspace at School? Tips to Get Started →

Beyond Texts and Tweets, Young People Still Love to Read Books

By NPR Staff In what may come as a pleasant surprise to people who fear the Facebook generation has given up on reading — or, at least, reading anything longer than 140 characters — a new report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project reveals the prominent role of books, libraries and … Continue reading Beyond Texts and Tweets, Young People Still Love to Read Books →

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