School Library Association QLD

Brisbane SLAQ AGM & Professional Development

PD : Makerspaces : Free Event

The Maker Movement, a fun way of creating unique technology products, is sweeping the world and changing the face of education. Teacher-librarians around the world are riding the crest of this wave as they experiment with ways of allowing students to explore, innovate and create with electronics and programming.

Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Brisbane Boys' College Library

Kensington Terrace

TOOWONG

3.45 - 4.15 Afternoon Tea


4.15 - 4.30 Welcome and AGM


4.30 - 5.00 Debbie Hunter will outline the Maker Movement, its background, what is happening around the world and here in Australian schools.


5.00 - 5.45 Kay Oddone will take us through her own experience in running a Maker Faire, detailing the kits they used and leaving us with advice on ways in which school libraries can become involved.

This is a free event but for catering purposes, please RSVP Edwina Clark [eclar16@eq.edu.au].