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Monday, February 6 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Making Space for Makerspace: A 3-pronged Approach to Scheduling

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Makerspace activities have value in building so many skills our students need right now and in the future, along with ways to support classroom lessons, but it can be hard to find the time to fit in amongst read alouds, book checkout, and all of the curriculum needs of classroom teachers. Join this session to hear how an elementary librarian with a flexible schedule for integrating ITL standards created a new method for making makerspace work for all in her school. Starting from a stance of three distinct purposes for makerspace, leave with a framework to consider implementing with your school.

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Jillian Heise

Elementary Library Media Specialist, Fox Point-Bayside School District
Jillian Heise is a National Board Certified Teacher with one Masters in Reading/Language Arts + another Masters in Library & Information Science. She has been an elementary Library Media Specialist in southeastern Wisconsin since 2017. Prior to that, she taught 7th & 8th grade ELA... Read More →

Monday February 6, 2023 1:15pm - 2:15pm CST