A new report released by the National Center for Literacy Education (NCLE) reveals that school librarians are highly involved leaders playing a critical role in their schools through consistent and sustained collaboration with other educators. Additionally, school librarians not only participate in but deliver professional development to peers, educators and staff in their schools.
" (Teachers) .... knew that a lot of us wouldn’t get through it, but we might later on; we knew it was there. I’m grateful to those teachers for that – for having the courage to give us books we might not like at the time, but would appreciate later on..".
Deborah Welsh's insight:
That's why we're librarians. And teachers. That teenage gaze might not provide instant feedback, but we're storing up good stuff for later.
The value of what might be called “fan literacies” to the teaching of skills and concepts related to a range of curricular content, including (so far) writing fiction, the Hero’s Journey, and digital literacy/netiquette.
Teaching students about copyright and digital citizenship has never been as pressingly important as it is now.Undoubtedly Internet has become a major source of information for students but this pool...
Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn. In libraries they often have 3D printers, software, electronics, craft and hardware supplies and tools, and more
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