[ISLMA-Share] Funding Makerspaces - donations from parents?
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Thanks Michelle. Have you asked for parent donations before? The thought is
that it is inappropriate to ask for donations from parents for a space such
Has anyone asked parents for Makerspace donations?
On Jul 28, 2016 1:10 PM, "Email list for the Illinois School Library Media
Association" <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
> If you are going to include robotics, a good thing to request is Legos.
> Lots of families have too many and are willing to share!
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:57 PM, Email list for the Illinois School
> Library Media Association <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I was was given a space to try and get a makerspace up and running in my
>> library for the next school year. I am super excited, however the question
>> has come about asking for donations from parents. (Things like, paper towel
>> rolls, markers, pencils, straws, etc - nothing “tech-y”).
>> Can any of you share is you have asked for donations from parents for a
>> makerspace? We are a middle-upper class school district. If any of you
>> out there are from a similar demographic, and would share if a donation
>> letter has been successful or well-recieved, that would help me make a case
>> to the administration.
>> Thanks for your help,
>> Keri Johnson
>> kjohnson at d70schools.org
>> To ensure that District 70 students experience learning that prepares them
>> to live and work in the 21st Century
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> Michelle Harris
> District Librarian
> Heyworth CUSD #4
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