A Principal’s Vision for a Rural School Library – New QSLiN Hangout

In this new QSLiN hangout, we leave the city and go to Sawyerville, a small village in the Eastern Townships of Quebec where we meet Norma Humphrey, the principal of Sawyerville Elementary School and Pope Memorial Elementary School that are within the Eastern Townships School Board. At the time of [...]

Book review: The Lego Architect: A book for the learning commons!

This book is published at just the right time with the growing interest in makerspaces and tinkering. As with our learning commons, it is big on multi-tasking and adaptability. The title has a wide appeal whether for Art and Social Science teachers as well as your average Lego® enthusiast. The [...]

Getting a Lego Station going in a School Library

Putting together a Lego station in a school library may be one of the easiest ways to get your first makerspace up and running.  The good news is that it can be done cheaply. I read a blog post by Heidi Neltner in which she describes how she created a Lego [...]