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Blog Post: Makerspaces: Beyond Tools and Products
Students sitting at a table taking apart fleece pajama pants.

Jun 19, 2015

Michigan Makers, a service learning project of the University of Michigan School of Information, aims to focus on the participants’ development rather than the tools in the makerspace. Read More

 
Blog Post: Revving up an Engine for Innovation
A visitor at The Tech Museum of Innovation learns how to solder in The Tech Studio.

Jun 18, 2015

The Tech Museum of Innovation strives to use technology to make their community a better place to live by getting patrons tinkering in their new makerspace and dancing in their Creative Collisions program. Read More

 
Blog Post: Spreading the Word: Library Learning Labs Go Abroad
Teens in Barcelona work on a stop-motion animation project

Jun 17, 2015

The Digital Librarian for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh traveled to Spain to share the 21st century skills that The Labs offer to teens. Read More