Monthly Archive:: May 2016

We did Ani-May-tion Month…and it was great!

For the month of may we decided to do four different kinds of animation with our maker space.  Our first day was flip books. This showed the kids how we use sequencing and steps as we animate.  How we need to go step by step in creating a stop motion animation.  The next step was

SWILA (still) on my mind

I had the great pleasure of getting to attend, and co-facilitate a session at, the Southwest Idaho Library Association’s unconference in April at the Collister branch of the Boise Public Library. This was my first unconference, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. My morning started off with a crafty vibe as everyone decorated their

5 Programmable Robots by Price

Different types of robots were a large part of our last quarterly SPLAT meeting, and have also been a focus of many of my outreach programs this Spring semester. Robots have a unique ability to grab people’s attention, provide an opportunity to use 21st-century skills, and also give them a fantastic amount of coding experience. With