Treasure Mountain Canada 2014 is a research symposium to advance knowledge about the school library learning commons. Dr. David Loertscher takes participants... (RT @AnitaBK: Video from #tmcanada2014 The Learning Commons is...
Carol Koechlin's insight:
The Big Think is a critical component of any learning experience for adults as well as kids. Metacognition of what we learned and how makes key ideas stick!
KQED (blog) What Does the Next-Generation School Library Look Like? KQED (blog) In short, the Monticello Library Media Center has become a “Learning Commons.” “Students work more productively in that kind of environment,” Ackroyd says.
To support students in attaining the goals and standards as stated in the Ministerial Order on Student Learning, school authorities must ensure that students have access to a learning commons. A learning commons is an inclusive, flexible, learner-centred, physical and/or virtual space for collaboration, inquiry, and imagination to expand and deepen learning.