The session will cover current digital literacy trends that can be used for young adult programs and services. Programs using the Makey Makey, Arduino, and MIT’s Scratch website will cover how teens can create, experiment, and succeed in the library. Examples will highlight the “Teen Tech Lab” series at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. Some of the examples will also include how to create book-related videos, video games, animations, a banana piano and much more.
Original broadcast October 15, 2015
Instructor Bio ~ Darlene Encomio
Darlene Encomio (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Teen Librarian for the Mandel Public Library in West Palm Beach. Many librarians are looking for programming ideas with teens especially in the digital literacy field which is constantly changing. The current technology and digital literacy trends used in Darlene’s teen programs are cutting edge, fun, and successful!