Tag Team Tech June 2017

Building with Bloxels Kelly Czarnecki For the generation raised on smartphones and tablets, Bloxels game design toolkit might be the next best thing! Maybe you’ve used video game design products in the past and the teens are looking for something... (Continue reading)

Tag Team Tech October 2016

Out of the Box Robotics Kelly Czarnecki Various forms of robotics programs including coding workshops, weekly or monthly clubs, and even tournaments and competitions, have been part of activities for young adults in many libraries for quite some time.  It’s... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech: Wrestling Teen and Technology June 2016

Coding in Libraries Kelly Czarnecki What Is Coding? Chances are most of us have heard of libraries offering coding workshops for teens or we’ve read an article or blog post about it. We might even be teaching coding workshops at... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech February 2016

Social Media: It Takes a Village to Engage an Audience, Especially Teens Kelly Czarnecki There’s never been a shortage of social media sites to choose from to get your message out. Deciding which is right for you and your community... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech October 2015

Technology Kits Kelly Czarnecki There’s something satisfying about programs in a kit. For some, it might be a sigh of relief in knowing that to a degree, someone vetted these pieces and parts to assure a high interest program for... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology August 2015

Thinking about Implementing 3D Design and Modeling Tools at Your Library?  Kelly Czarnecki Do you remember those questions on entrance exam tests that asked to select the shape that matched the larger piece to complete the picture? Or even a... (Continue reading)

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TAG Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology June 2015

Developing a Technology-Focused Outcome-Based Program Connecting Teens with Success Kelly Czarnecki Volunteer opportunities when school is out to assist with summer reading programs or during the school year such as tutoring positions; internships that might be paid and more focused... (Continue reading)

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Meet New Tag Team Tech Columnist Kelly Czarnecki

Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology by Kelly Czarnecki and Joyce Kazman Valenza. A public librarian and a school librarian take turns following technology issues with teens. Kelly Czarnecki is a teen services librarian in Charlotte, North Carolina. She... (Continue reading)

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Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology Archives

Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology by Kelly Czarnecki and Janice Scurio. Two teen services librarians take turns following technology issues with teens. Past writers are Linda W. Braun, Joyce Kasman Valenza, and Sarah Ludwig. (In every issue;... (Continue reading)