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Challenge-Based Learning in the School Library Makerspace
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Diana Rendina, Media Specialist and Writer, Tampa Preparatory School, Tampa, FL
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A successful school makerspace needs an enthusiastic maker community, school-wide participation, and staff support. How do you build this type of learning at your school?
In this edWebinar, Diana Rendina, Media Specialist and Writer, Tampa Preparatory School in Tampa, FL, describes step-by-step how to introduce challenge-based learning into your school library makerspace. Her presentation will:
- Walk through various real-world design challenges
- Address common questions and concerns
- Offer practical advice for implementing challenge-based learning in the makerspace
Learn to become empowered to go beyond the basics and to draw from an arsenal of proven methodologies for designing challenges for your students’ learning. K-12 school librarians and classroom teachers across disciplines who are interested in the school makerspace are invited to watch this recorded session.
About the Presenter
Diana Rendina, MLIS, is the media specialist at Tampa Preparatory School in Tampa, FL. Prior to this, she was the media specialist at Stewart Middle Magnet School, where she transformed their library and piloted their makerspace program. Diana, the winner of the 2016 ISTE Outstanding Young Educator Award and the 2015 AASL Frances Henne Award for emerging leaders, is active in the ISTE Librarians Network, AASL and FAME. She is an international speaker on the Maker Movement and learning space design. Diana is a coauthor of Challenge-Based Learning in the School Library Makerspace, the author of Reimagining Library Spaces: Transform Your Space on Any Budget, and a monthly contributor to AASL Knowledge Quest. Find her online at her blog RenovatedLearning.com and on Twitter @DianaLRendina.
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