Laura Fleming, author of  Worlds of Making: Best Practices for Establishing a Makerspace for Your School, is a leader in Maker culture, next-generation teaching methods, and implementing Transmedia into education. She’s also been a mentor to Lyka’s Adventure since it’s inception 4 years ago when it was only an educational experiment under the title Robot Hearts Stories.

We highly recommend her book and blog if you are interested in Maker-culture or if you are ready to build a Makerspace in your school, classroom, or library.

Get the book HERE

worlds-of-making

(photo credit: Diana Rendina from http://renovatedlearning.com/ , another great resource for Makerspace ideas)

Laura also has a great blog:

http://worlds-of-learning.com/

Short bio of Laura Fleming (twitter @NMHS_lms)

Laura has been an educator in the state of New Jersey for 19 years.  She has been both a classroom teacher and media specialist in grades K-8 and currently as a Library Media Specialist for grades 9-12.

She has played a prominent role in education as a writer and speaker and has served as an educational consultant on next-generation teaching methods and tools.

Her library Makerspace has garnered national attention and has served as an inspiration for schools across the country.  She is also a recipient of the National School Boards ‘20 to Watch’ in Educational Technology Leadership for 2014, as well as a 2015 Bammy Award Recipient.

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