Media specialist and author Diana Rendina discusses the benefits of and tips for providing guided instruction through makers workshops and shares three ideas you can put into practice right away.
About Diana Rendina
Diana is a middle school media specialist/teacher librarian in Tampa, FL. She is the creator of the blog Renovated Learning and is also a monthly contributor to AASL Knowledge Quest. Diana is the winner of the 2016 ISTE Outstanding Young Educator Award, the 2015 ISTE Librarians Network Secondary Award, the 2015 AASL Frances Henne Award and the 2015 SLJ Build Something Bold Award. She is an international speaker on the Maker Movement and has presented at conferences, including AASL, FETC and ISTE. Diana co-authored “Challenge-Based Learning in the School Library Makerspace” with Colleen and Aaron Graves, and is also the author of the forthcoming ISTE book “Reimagining Library Spaces.”
Diana Rendina details 3 engaging makerspace projects that fit right in with the 2017 Teen Read Week (Oct. 8–14) theme: “Unleash Your Story.” Students will be eager to tell their stories with these creative activities that combine literacy and making.
Teen Tech Week is March 5-11 and master maker Diana Rendina has got you covered. Diana shares 5 makerspace projects that will inspire teens to become change agents in their communities while practicing the design process.