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February 22, 2017

Saddle Brook’s New MakerClub

In October I held my first MakerSpace event, using a MakerKit borrowed from BELS. We had five stations (Squishy Circuits, Circuit Scribe, 3Doodler, Makey-Makey and Little Bits) for which students could sign up over the course of three[...]
February 17, 2017

3D Printing Workshop for Library Media Specialists

After our BELS Business Meeting on Monday January 30th, we were joined by Doug Baldwin, Emerging Technology Librarian at the Piscatway Public Library & Administrator of NJMakersDay, and Riad Twal of Seton Hall University's [...]
January 26, 2017

Media Center Book Fair Generates Donations for Pajama & Books Program

Media Specialist Mr. Richter, along with the National Junior Honor Society, sponsored their annual book fair. This year, in addition to raising funds for the Independent Reading program, students donated brand new books to Mrs. Cathy Marcano of the Pajama [...]
January 23, 2017

North Bergen HS’s PEAK Students Escape the “Locked Library”

The North Bergen School District’s 5th grade P.E.A.K. Program visited the NBHS Media Center MakerSpace on December 9th and 16th, 2016. Students took part the popular Breakout EDU game, "Locked in the Library", and had [...]