Bay Shore Middle School Librarian and 2015 School Library Journal’s School Librarian of the Year!
Long Island LEADS presents SLIME - Students of Long Island Maker Expo
SLIME is an interactive day of making for kids and kids-at-heart from all over Long Island. Hands-on learning activities from recyclables to robotics promote critical thinking and problem solving skills for our children to participate in the community. We anticipate almost 100 activities, demonstrations, presentations and speakers on May 20th at the Cradle of Aviation.
There are a limited number of spaces available at SLIME. Please fill out the form HERE and you will be notified if your organization has been accepted to exhibit at SLIME. Spaces for schools, libraries, museums, nonprofit organizations, civic associations, and clubs are complimentary.
Check out Kristina’s approach to teaching and learning in this interview video!
See What's Happening
See what students are creating in their Makerspaces!
Kristina Holzweiss, is a school library media specialist at Bay Shore Middle School, as well as a presenter, author, and professional developer. She earned her MA in English from CUNY Queens College, her MLS from Long Island University – C.W. Post, and her Advanced Certificate in Educational Technology from SUNY Stony Brook. Kristina has created a Genius Hour program in her school library and organized SLIME – Students of Long Island Maker Expo. Kristina also moderates a Voxer group for educators interested in bringing makerspaces and Genius Hour into their libraries and classrooms.
In 2015, adding to her awards from NYSCATE and the Long Island Technology Summit, Kristina was named the School Librarian of the Year by School Library Journal and Scholastic. To get in on all of Kristina’s fun, check out her blog!
“Students are children not numbers, and that learning can be assessed in more meaningful ways than standardized testing.”
-Kristina Holzweiss, SLJ School Librarian of the Year, Librarian, Bay Shore Middle, NY
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