Thank you so much to Jennifer Nichols for sharing her experiences and ideas related to youth-led technology at the library in today's webinar! Thank you also to the participants for sharing your questions and experiences, too.
If you missed the webinar, you can view the recording!
As promised, all resources mentioned during the webinar are linked here:
Library Edge Benchmarks www.libraryedge.org/
Benchmark 7 http://www.libraryedge.org/engaging-the-community--amp--decision-makers-pages-52.php#Benchmark_7
TechSoup for Libraries www.techsoupforlibraries.org
Pima County Public Library http://www.library.pima.gov
Wallace Foundation www.wallacefoundation.org/
Teen Advocate Program http://www.library.pima.gov/teens/teen-volunteers.php
That’s My Take https://www.library.pima.gov/teens/trailers/
Digital Storytelling http://storiesforchange.net/event/kino_community_digital_stories_workshop
American Planning Association Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development www.theinnovationcenter.org
PCPL YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=pimacountylibrary
Racial Lens Used to Cull Curriculum in Arizona NYT article http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/19/education/racial-lens-used-to-cull-curriculum-in-arizona.html?pagewanted=1&_r=5&src=twrhp&
Why the Brooklyn Public Library Changed My Life http://www.huffingtonpost.com/abeoler-lewis/library-volunteer_b_1970209.html
CreateIT’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/PimaCreateIT
David Weinberger, author of Too Big to Know. His blog is here: http://www.toobigtoknow.com/
Drive by Daniel Pink http://www.danpink.com/books/drive
Another youth-led tech program from DC Public Library (in Washington, DC) http://youth202.org/ and https://twitter.com/youth202(Twitter). It's a teen information website, radio program, and Twitter feed, run by youth with training from community partners (radio production) and librarians (information literacy).
To register for the Oct 30 Tech-Savvy Staff benchmarks webinar https://cc.readytalk.com/r/ynxwqzsn1sms
Tell us about your daily routine maintaining public computers, or a moment when you were particularly proud. Don't forget that what might be "that's nothing" to you may be an "aha!" to someone else!