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Monday, January 23, 2017
ProjectNext Generation Grant The Brimfield Public Library has been awarded the Project Next Generation Grant by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White for the second year in a row. Project Next Generation (PNG) is an initiative that strives to empower young people ages 10-18 by giving them access to new technologies, technology training, and mentor...
Monday, January 9, 2017
Few trends in K-12 ed tech are as hot—or as under-researched—as "Maker" education. The term generally refers to using a wide variety of hands-on activities (such as building, computer programming, and sewing) to support academic learning and the development of a mindset that values playfulness and experimentation, growth and iteration, and collaboration and community. Typically,...