Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Tricia Kuon, an award-winning librarian, will share how to develop an inviting, thriving environment where students can create and learn from each other through the use of children's books paired with makerspace learning. Tricia will provide you with numerous cost-efficient ideas to help you maximize your time and resources. Whether you have existing makerspaces in your library or are new to the idea of offering makerspace activities to complement your lessons, you are sure to find a wealth of ideas in this powerful NEW one-day seminar!

Join Tricia for an inspiring day filled with practical tips that will give you the tools you need to enhance your lessons making them engrossing and memorable while connecting to your curriculum and encouraging a deeper love of reading for students. As an added benefit, you will receive a comprehensive digital resource handbook, Book & Build Lessons: 100 Great Children's Books to Use With Makerspace Activities, that has been specifically designed for this seminar, filled with outstanding ideas to help you create the very best possible learning experiences for your students.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Great Job! Great ideas to use in the library. Showed me exactly what I needed to create some goals to get it running smoothly. It was very valuable and gave me a great plan.”

“So many ideas! I loved the hands-on setup where we got to experience maker activities. I'm leaving very inspired to conquer the makerspace world.”