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All ideas & topics connected to student learning!  School libraries are changing into more than depositories of books.  They are the learning commons - the center of a school.
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How a District Ended Student Dropouts with Personalized Learning (EdSurge News)

How a District Ended Student Dropouts with Personalized Learning (EdSurge News) | Learning Commons & Maker Spaces | Scoop.it

"Imagine, if you can, a school where students do not have specific teachers assigned to them, nor do teachers have specific students on their roster.Imagine a school where students come each day with a list of standards to work on and accomplish--right when they walk in the door. They can go to the teacher of their choice in order to accomplish the completion of these standards. Or, they can do them on their own in any setting they wish, as long as they maintain accomplishing the minimum amount of standards in a minimum amount of time. Some students, for example, may work individually in the media center not having to go to any classroom."

Linda Dougherty's insight:

As a school librarian, this would just truly turn a school media center into a learning commons for all students and teachers.

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Technology Trends in Libraries for 2014

Technology has changed the face of libraries, and is continuing to change how we work and how we deliver services to customers. This workshop introduces emer...

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
Linda Dougherty's insight:

Awesome take-aways to look at for your school library.

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