Thanks for the encouragement. Audience is unknown since it will just
depend on who registers. I had the good fortune to attend the "Make a
Makerspace" conference and was exposed to Sparkfun's version of the
Lillypad and was quite impressed. I am looking into funding.
On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 9:39 AM, Jodi Schneider <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Great news, Edward!
> Who is the audience of the workshop?
> Are you trying to convince administrators, or give ideas to tech people?
> This will determine how "hands on" hands on is...
> Do you have a 3D printer? A demo would make sense -- 3D printing is on its
> way to mainstream, but still impressive and unusual (even unthinkable!) to
> What about a LilyPad project?
> Perhaps there's a small grant available for purchasing reusable
> On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 1:30 PM, Edward Iglesias
> <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> > Hello All,
> > I have the unlikely distinction of getting to offer a 1 day workshop on
> > Makerspaces in libraries. I have a general idea of how it's going to go
> > --morning theory afternoon hands on -- but am a little overwhelmed by the
> > possibilities. My first thought was to show them how to use a Raspberry
> > but that would require them all to buy a Raspberry Pi. I am open to
> > suggestions on what would be worth learning that is hands on and
> > cheap for a group of around 20. What would you teach/learn in an
> > given the chance?
> > Edward Iglesias