'Human library' concept a hit at Wellington Nanaimo Daily News Elizabeth Sansoucy-Jones, a teacher-librarian at Wellington, said the concept of the human library began in Denmark a few years and has taken off internationally since then.
Kimberly George's insight:
Rather than reading books, students are able to meet and talk to people who have first hand knowledge of a particular topic - for example war veterans.
Take a book, leave a book: tiny libraries thrive in US GlobalPost The concept first started in a small city in the midwestern state of Wisconsin, in 2009, as Todd Bol searched for a way to honor the generosity of his mother, a teacher, who had just...
Today we speak with Diana Maliszewski, a teacher-librarian at Agnes Macphail Public School in Toronto. She is the editor of The Teaching Librarian, the official magazine of the Ontario School Library Association.
This collection of writings, written by graduate students in the Teacher- Librarianship by Distance Learning program at the University of Alberta, demonstrates the critical role of the teacher-librarian in schools.
Sometimes The 'Tough Teen' Is Quietly Writing Stories WCBE 90.5 FM As the librarian introduced me to the school, I studied this kid. Joshua. He was bigger than everyone else. He had neck tattoos and a shaved head.
Blue Mountain Eagle: Little Free Libraries Program Catches On In Rural Oregon OPB News Little Free Libraries arose in 2009 when a Wisconsin man, Todd Bol, built a schoolhouse-designed one in his yard as a tribute to his mother, a book-loving school...
Librarians as Technology Coaches. Professional Development is needed for teachers! Today, a post in the Chronicle of Higher Education caught my eye. It discussed the results of the latest Campus Computing Project's ...
The Australian School Library Association (ASLA) is calling upon Australian educational decision makers to employ teacher librarians as part of the solution to improve national student learning and literacy. The association's report, Future learning and school libraries, highlights the positive role teacher librarians have in supporting future learning within the school.
How has my view of the role of the teacher librarian changed during this subject? When I started working as a teacher librarian I had no training or experience in the role and had been a primary school classroom teacher for ...
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