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School libraries install STEM stations

In many of Haywood County Schools’ media centers, including North Canton Elementary School, media specialists are working with teachers to create maker stations for students.

Maker stations are areas set up in the library to provide hands-on, creative ways to encourage students to design, experiment, build and invent as they engage in STEM-related activities.

North Canton Media Specialist Valerie Guyer applied for and received one grant from Duke Energy and one grant from Evergreen Packaging last fall. She used the money to purchase materials for two maker stations.

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