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The Elementary School Library Makerspace: A Start-Up Guide (Paperback)
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The Elementary School Library Makerspace: A Start-Up Guide (Paperback)

Paperback 135 Pages / Published: 12/12/2017
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A must-read for elementary school librarians interested in starting a makerspace at their school, but who are concerned about the cost and are looking for curriculum links for getting started.

* Features ready-to-use, reproducible curricular lessons to use in a makerspace environment

* Provides specific ideas on how to create and fund a makerspace with very little money

* Presents specific advice on how to staff and run an elementary school makerspace while maintaining all other library services

* Includes helpful ideas to encourage community involvement

* Helps advance the teaching of curriculum standards from theory to actual understanding

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440853388
Number of pages: 135

"This book is a well-designed, timely professional resource. . . . it is not only a good book for getting started, but also a good book for those in search of ideas related to what is being taught in the classroom for existing library makerspaces. This is the book's strength. All activities are ready to use, simple, and follow a step-by-step design that can be copied (copyright information is included on each page). If elementary librarians are thinking of starting up a makerspace or just looking for some quick ideas for different subject areas, this is a book they will want to read. Recommended." - School Library Connection
"[A] good option for those seeking ready-made lessons that require little preparation." - School Library Journal
"[A] lot of helpful, practical ideas for library instruction and faculty collaboration." - Booklist Online

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