The Learning Commons is an inclusive, flexible learning–centered, physical and virtual space for collaboration, inquiry, imagination and play to expand and deepen learning. Acquiring and applying information literacy skills and using literature as a support to educational programs are essential to students becoming effective learners. To develop and use these skills in their learning, students shall experience a library and technology-based information skill development program and have access to and use a wide variety of learning resources.
What is a makerspace?
A makerspace is a collaborative work space inside a school, library for making, learning, exploring and sharing that uses high tech to no tech tools. If you have cardboard, Legos and art supplies you’re in business. make your own makerspace at home as well. It’s more of the maker mindset of creating something out of nothing and exploring your own interests that’s at the core of a makerspace. These spaces are also helping to prepare those who need the critical 21st century skills in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). They provide hands on learning, help with critical thinking skills and even boost self-confidence. places for making, collaborating, learning and sharing.
Notes on Translation
The electronic translation service is hosted by Google Translate. The quality of the translation will vary in some of the languages offered by Google. Google Translate is a free service and currently offers translation in over 50 languages, although an impressive number, this does not capture all languages or dialects. The basic translation’s goal is to capture the general intention of the original English material.
The Cobb County School District does not guarantee the quality, accuracy or completeness of any translated information. Before you act on translated information, the District encourages you to confirm any facts that are important to you and affect any decisions you may make.
The Cobb County School District is committed to parent, family and community engagement, and it is our hope that by providing this tool on our website that we are making our information more accessible to families whose first language is not English and thereby enabling better engagement in public education.