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"...make stuff..."

I love the animated film Inside Out and was happy that it was honoured with an Oscar tonight. I was especially impressed by the message of the film's director to adolescents who are struggling with trials and tribulations of growing up: 

I know this message will resonate with a lot of the kids at my school who are aching to find their niche and show their authentic selves with confidence. One of the ways our school is shifting its culture to embrace this idea is the inclusion of our first maker space in our library and it is my hope that more pop up throughout the building. The 21st century is about repurposing, relevance, tinkering... Maker spaces fit the bill and can be the launching pad from which our kids can change the world.

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