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

March 31, 2015 | Public Programs, Public Programs
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.


  • Chicago Public Library
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    Award Number: LG-00-13-0122
    Resource Type: Report
    Discipline: Education and learning science | Engineering | Technology
    Audience: General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals
    Environment Type: Public Programs | Museum and Science Center Programs | Library Programs

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