Informal vs. Formal Education: How do we bridge the gap?

By: C. Meghan Hausman Now that we have completed our 2-week summer academy with the students, we are able to take a step back and reflect on our work. Our staff for the summer academy was split into a few groups: researchers (who took fastidious notes on their observations), mentors (who guided the students through … More Informal vs. Formal Education: How do we bridge the gap?

6.8.16-Internal Team

Now that our consultant meetings with the teachers and students have come to a close, we have now started our PD trainings for our mentors! We are taking four days, four hours each day, to meet with librarians from around Chicago, who are looking to incorporate making, computational thinking (CT), and physics into their library activities. … More 6.8.16-Internal Team