MakerSpaces: Letting Genius SHINE! by Nikki D. Robertson
A makerspace is a place where students can gather to create, invent, tinker, explore and discover using a variety of tools and materials. Join Nikki Robertson as she introduces you to a variety of makerspace tools and shares how other educators have established makerspaces in their schools. She will provide tips and suggestions that you can use to create a makerspace in your school that will let your students' genius shine! Click here for the slides!
Nikki is a veteran educator, librarian and Instructional Technology Facilitator for James Clemens High School.
She is passionate about 1:1 Digital Initiatives, collaboration with other education professionals, and assisting students in becoming well informed, critically thinking digital citizens.
Nikki is the co founder of EdCamp Atlanta, a free “un-conference” committed to reaching educators in public, private, charter, and higher ed environments to share innovative instructional strategies and pioneering technologies that transform education for all students.
She co moderates the #TLChat LIVE!Twitter Sessions the 2nd Monday of each month which provide a forum for school librarians to discuss current teacher-library topics. Nikki also produces and co anchors TL News Night, a LIVE Internet show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts.
Nikki is the recipient of several honors including a Bammy Award nomination, ASLA Ann Marie Pipkin Technology Award, and the AASL Bound to Stay Bound Grant.
Nikki has been a member of the AdvanceEd SACS Accreditation External Review Team in Georgia.
For more information about Nikki click here: http://about.me/nikkidrobertson
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