Scott Walter says Nettelhorst students are still able to check out books, because the clerk and parent volunteers help staff the library. Still, he says, it's a lose-lose.
"It feels [like] CPS [Chicago Public Schools] has set us up into a situation where we have to decide which finger we don't want," he says.
School officials wouldn't go on tape for this story. In a fact sheet sent to WBEZ, they touted the district's expanded virtual libraries available to all students. A spokesperson wrote, "we will not be satisfied until we have central and/or classroom-based libraries in every school."
The Mountain Jackpot Ferguson Memorial Library to remain at CC School The Mountain Jackpot Following months of heated debate, threats and moving ultimatums, the Cripple Creek library and school district boards have signed a 20-year agreement that...
Today’s guest blogger is Joann Absi, Media Coordinator at Eugene Ashley High School and President of NCSLMA, posting on behalf of the AASL/ALSC/YALSA School/Public Library Cooperation (SPLC) Interdivisional Committee.
Australian supermarket takes Roald Dahl classic off its shelves New Zealand Herald Mr Griffiths said Dahl's Revolting Rhymes was the inspiration for his children's novel, The Bad Book, which was removed from some school libraries and bookshops...
Children at Our Lady of Dolours School live and work in a high tech world. More importantly, they will become the leaders of tomorrow. They will work in jobs that have not been invented yet. They will make their contribution to the world through a multitude of different technologies.
Karen Bonanno's insight:
Links ICT capabilities to digital literacy components and Australian Curriculum.
Larry Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of the NMC and co-principal investigator for the project. “Finally we have been able to produce a report aimed directly at the needs of academic and research libraries — and what we have found is that academic and research libraries are leveraging new technology in some very important and creative ways
ABC News Ferguson Library Becomes Refuge for Adults and Children Amid Strife ABC News As the Ferguson-Florissant School District postponed the start of the school year for more than a week, teachers set up shop at the Ferguson library, providing...
PBL is a learning-centered pedagogy based on current theories of learning including constructivism, social constructivism and situated cognition. In PBL classrooms, students are presented with complex, realistic problems that have been carefully crafted to address course goals and objectives. Students work in groups, under the mentoring of a facilitator, to solve the problem. As they solve the problem, students learn group skills, problem-solving techniques, investigative techniques, disciplinary content, and begin to think like experts in the field.
Ozark schools building tech skills for the future Springfield News-Leader They're already on board," said Amanda Smith, the junior high's library media specialist and instructional technology coach. "They've never been without technology.
New digital media center debuts at Chartiers Valley Tribune-Review The space – now called the Digital Media Center – underwent changes and renovations over the summer to turn it into a space truly for students, said Alan Welding, a digital media...
Currently there is a critical need for developing 21st century skills in students. As educators we must understand that our teaching must reflect how our students are currently learning,” the Year 5/6 teacher from Fairfield West Public School in Sydney’s southwest, says.
“My classroom pedagogy represents this current demand. For the last two years I’ve been incorporating inquiry-based learning projects within my classroom pedagogy.”
Ozark schools building tech skills for the future Springfield News-Leader They're already on board,” said Amanda Smith, the junior high's library media specialist and instructional technology coach. “They've never been without technology.
At the once-second-to-last ranked school in Illinois, Chicago's Wendell Phillips Academy High School, librarian K.C. Boyd has helped turn around the reading culture. (RT @sljournal: Chicago Public School Librarian K.C.