Low Tech, High Gains: Starting a Maker Program Is Easier Than You Think - The Digital Shift - FANTASTIC article in School Library Journal about the maker movement in school libraries. I wish it listed more ideas for convincing administrators that makerspaces are academically rigorous, too.
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Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries | The Unquiet Librarian. A great post about education and makerspaces that uses the Library as Incubator Project definition of makerspace: "Makerspaces are collaborative learning environments where people come together to share materials and learn new skills… makerspaces are not necessarily born out of a specific set of materials or spaces, but rather a mindset of community partnership, collaboration, and creation."
$ Library Makerspace or DIY Center Bundle - This unique product has all the printables you need to create a makerspace in a library, computer lab, or science lab setting. Makerspaces allow students to learn and practice critical thinking skills, procedural writing, and informational literacy skills while creating items with purpose and fun. Though this product is based on littleBits(TM) electronic kits, you can opt to use other kits, or skip the electronics all together.