Active Learning Spaces In the book Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success, the authors identify six types of active learning spaces that are essential for creating an engaging learning environment for students.
Find information, strategies, protocols, and tools -- including resources and downloads from teachers and schools – to promote curiosity and engage students in asking questions, thinking critically, and solving problems.
I was about to be another lost librarian in the Chicago Public Schools system when I got my dismissal letter a month ago. But my students surprised me with a “read in” protest at DuSable (three small high schools in...
Teaching research competencies and information literacy is an integral part of the academic librarian’s role. There has long been debate among librarians over what are the most effective methods of instruction for college students. Library Faculty members at a large urban university system were surveyed to determine their perceptions of the effectiveness of common information literacy instruction techniques. The system includes community and senior colleges, as well as graduate and professional degree granting institutions. This research was undertaken for the purpose of better prioritizing institutional teaching activities in the current academic climate. Survey results show that instructional models giving librarians more time with students, particularly highly-engaged students, are believed to be the most effective.
You might ask "Why would a library get involved in social media?" The simple answer is communication. To make the connection we strive not only to be understood in our library, but also to truly understand the needs of our patrons.
(Video courtesy of the New Jersey Association of School Librarians) Student Achievement More than 60 education and library research studies have produced clear evidence that school library programs staffed [...]...
Happy New Year, and welcome back to the library after a holiday break! As you are working on your own personal resolutions, a new year is a great chance to do a little reflecting on your professional life as well....
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