Thinkering Tinkering in the Learning Commons

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Thinkering Tinkering in the Learning Commons by Mind Map: Thinkering Tinkering in the Learning Commons

1. Gever Tulley http://www.gevertulley.com/

1.1. http://youtu.be/C-VacaaN75o

1.2. http://www.ted.com/talks/gever_tulley_s_tinkering_school_in_action.html

2. Tinkering Activities

2.1. Students Use the Cricut to make wall decals or T-shirts.

2.2. Musical instruments out of leftover construction material.

2.3. Knitting club makes squares to graph together for blankets for Bethany Care or Airdrie Food Bank?

2.4. Old electronics/appliance deconstuction table. Find donations for tools and materials.

2.5. Art class book deconstruction with dscarded books, for display on LC wall.

2.6. A two week period to come into the LC at lunch and create the perfect paper airplane. End goal of paper airplane competition.

2.7. Creative writing contests

2.8. Photography contest?http://pinterest.com/pin/357543657886819488

2.9. Carboard challenge. Create a moving sculpture out of cardboard.

3. Implementing Tinkering

3.1. Use school clubs.

3.2. Finish signage outside of Learning Commons for schedule.

3.2.1. INS to insert (Windows)

3.2.2. TAB to insert (Mac OS)

3.2.3. ENTER to add siblings

3.2.4. DEL to delete

3.2.5. Press F1 to see all key shortcuts

3.3. Create a post it wall.

3.4. Discuss curriculum with teachers and gear tinkering to it.

3.4.1. Forensic Science tinkering?

3.4.2. Weather tinkering using pop bottles and water/sand?

3.4.2.1. Offline Mode

3.4.2.2. Geistesblitz Tools

3.4.2.3. Email & SMS Gateways

3.4.2.4. Offline Mode

3.5. Create webspace where students can post videos of what they have accomplished with tinkering.

4. The Library's Maker Space

4.1. Check out http://keskustakirjasto.fi/en/2013/03/07/the-librarys-makerspace-born-in-a-lead-user-workshop/

4.2. Post-it wall, creating a space where students/have input.

4.3. Create a list of Activities, Sharing, Technology and safety.