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Supporting Innovation

In this section, you will find hundreds of resources in a variety of formats that can be used to support and motivate innovative behaviors and attitudes, provide information, and inspire participation in innovation programs and activities. These resources come in a wide range of formats, from books to blogs and from webinars to websites.

 

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Title Author Audience Year Format
Let's raise kids to be entrepreneurs 
Herold, Cameron 
Adults 
2010 
Video 
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Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources, A 
Open Education Database 
Adults 
2017 
Article 
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Librarian's Guide to OER in the Maker Space, A 
Fleming, Laura 
Adults 
2015 
Article 
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Library As Makerspace 
Duxbury Free Library 
Adults 
2017 
Blog 
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Library Innovation Toolkit, The 
Molaro, Anthony; White, Leah H. (editors) 
Adults 
2015 
Book 
Little Clickers 
Computer Explorers 
Adults, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2017 
Website 
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Maker Ed  
Maker Education Initiative 
Adults 
2017 
Website 
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Maker Education 
George Lucas Educational Foundation 
Adults 
2017 
Blog 
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Maker Faire 
Maker Media, Inc. 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website 
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Maker Movement 2.0 
Pocock, Jennifer 
Adults 
2016 
Article 
Maker Movement, The 
Martinez, Sylvia Libow; Stager, Gary S. 
Adults 
2014 
Article 
Maker-Centered Learning: Empowering Young People to Shape their Worlds 
Clapp, Edward P.; Ross, Jessica; Ryan, Jennifer O.; Tishman, Shari 
Adults 
2016 
Book 
Makerspace Starter Kit 
The Daring Librarian (Jones, Gwyneth) 
Adults 
2016 
Blog 
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Makerspace tips and advice from the front lines 
Ottesen, Julia 
Adults 
2018 
article 
Makerspaces, Hackerspaces, and Fab Labs: Resources 
Invent to Learn (Martinez & Stader) 
Adults 
2017 
Website 
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Makeshop 
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh 
Adults 
2017 
Website 
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Makezine.com  
Make 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website  
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Making + Learning 
Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh  
 
2017 
Online Course 
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Making and Learning in Museum Libraries: A Practitioner's Guide and Framework  
Carrigan, Tim; Wardrip, Peter; Brahms, Lisa; Reich, Christopher 
Adults 
2017 
E-book 
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Making Literacy-Innovation Connections - EVALUATING the Program 
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Grades 3-5, Grades PreK-2 
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Educational Program 
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Making Literacy-Innovation Connections - MARKETING the Program 
Center for Digital Literacy, Syracuse University 
Grades 3-5, Grades PreK-2 
 
Educational Program 
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Making Literacy-Innovation Connections - PREPARING for the Program 
Center for Digital Literacy, Syracuse University 
Grades 3-5, Grades PreK-2 
 
Educational Program 
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Making Makers: Kids, Tools, and the Future of Innovation 
Thomas, AnneMarie 
Adults 
2014 
Book 
Making of an Elementary School Makerspace, The 
Multiple 
Adults 
2017 
Blog 
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Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor 
McCully, Emily Arnold 
Grades 3-5 
2006 
Book 
Marvelous Thing that Came from a Spring: The Accidental Invention of the Toy that Swept the Nation, The 
Ford, Gilbert 
 
2016 
Book 
Meet a young entrepreneur, cartoonist, designer, activist… 
TED 
Adults, Grades 6-8 
2013 
Video 
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Megan Frazer Blakemore website 
Blakemore, Megan 
Adults 
2017 
Blog 
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Metal Man 
Reynolds, Aaron 
Grades 3-5 
2010 
Book 
Milton Hershey's Sweet Idea: A Chocolate Kingdom 
Cooper, Sharon Katz 
Grades 3-5 
2015 
Book 
 

The Innovation Destination

 

The Innovation Destination was designed and evaluated by a team from the Center for Digital Literacy at the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University and developed by Data Momentum Inc, in partnership with the Connecticut Invention Convention, By Kids for Kids, New York On Tech, and over 70 school librarians and young innovators.