Maker Lab - Making to Learn: What the Chicago Public Library and its patrons are learning as new members of the maker movement

Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Resource Type:
Reference Materials | Report
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Museum and Science Center Programs, Library Programs
Audience: 
General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | Engineering | Technology
Organization:
Chicago Public Library
Description: 

This report describes key findings from the Chicago Public Library (CPL) Maker Lab, a hands-on collaborative learning environment for residents of Chicago to create and design items while enhancing their 21st century skills. The key outcomes of the Maker Lab are building basic literacy; building digital, information, and cultural literacy; advancing critical thinking and problem solving; advancing creativity and innovation; and fostering communication and collaboration.

Funder(s): 
IMLS
Award Number: 
LG-00-13-0122
Document:

Team Members

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