June 2016 roundup


June 2016 Roundup

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Our June discussion forum grappled with serious issues this past month, showing the important role we play in the lives of youth.   Here's are links to those conversations, which may help your learning lab provide youth with coping activities or resources:

Helping Teens with Mental Issues


Youth Journaling

Also, logistics were addressed in these discussions:

Gaming in Youth Space 

Giving Tours

The resources below came into focus this month:

Transferable Leadership Resource

Competencies for Learning Lab Professionals

Podcasts and Webinars in June 2016 included Giving Tours, Community Partnerships, Post-Emergent Makerspaces, and Spoken Word Letters to the President.  Keep up with the trends and tune in!

For upcoming events, in-person and virtual, check out the Events Page! This is also available on the Discussions pull-down menu. 

We're always interested in site spotlights! Yours could be next!