Format: Self-paced Course
Developed with: WebJunction
Length: 2 hours
HOMAGO (Hanging Out. Messing Around. Geeking Out) is an exploratory learning approach that has been used successfully to engage youth. The Howard County Library System's HiTech Digital Media Lab applies innovative teaching methods based on HOMAGO, demonstrating that teens learn most effectively through hands-on projects and peer-to-peer communications.
- the HOMAGO approach
- how HiTech Labs engage teens at the library
- the connection between digital media and STEM
- how to apply hands-on instruction in a teen-centered environment
- what works, both high and low tech
Course Design: Based on a webinar originally presented by Angela Brade, Chief Operating Officer, Support Services, Howard County Library System, Maryland and designed by WebJunction.