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Presentation Title:  Sending the Invitation:  Getting kids to use Makerspaces

Your Name and Title: Susan Hefley, Media Resource Specialist

Library, School, or Organization Name: Malvern Elementary, McKinney ISD

Co-Presenter Name(s): Tonya Hinkebein, Media Resource Specialist, Burks Elementary, McKinney ISD

Area of the World from Which You Will Present: McKinney, Texas

Language in Which You Will Present: English

Target Audience(s): K-5

Short Session Description (one line):  When do kids use the Makerspace?  How do you advertise?  Learn tips and tricks to get kids using your Makerspace and making the most of this opportunity.

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):  What strategies and best practices do you use to get students to visit and use the Makerspace?  Learn how we have set up a successful pass system, how we advertise and collaborate on new Makerspace challenges.  

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Congratulations, Susan! We would love it if you'd expand on the description of this session a bit and give some more detail. Once you have, email me at so I can "re-accept" it since editing puts it back in the review process. Cheers!


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