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Library Design Showcase 2012: Super Schools | American Libraries Magazine

Library Design Showcase 2012: Super Schools | American Libraries Magazine | Thinking about our Library | Scoop.it

The following schools have demonstrated their understanding of the centrality of their libraries by creating spaces that support 21st-century learning.


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These reconfigurations might be above and beyond our vision, yet they do help us to see what "could be"!

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Reynolds_CLCC_2012.pdf

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The pink (coral?) and green boxes are the most applicable for our consideration.

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7 Tips for Building Collaborative Learning Spaces -- Campus Technology

7 Tips for Building Collaborative Learning Spaces -- Campus Technology | Thinking about our Library | Scoop.it
If your school is seeking to incorporate more collaborative approaches to teaching and learning, the design of the learning environment—whether it’s a classroom or a more informal space—can be a critical factor in making this transformative move.
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Doug Johnson Website - dougwri - Some design considerations

Doug Johnson Website - dougwri - Some design considerations | Thinking about our Library | Scoop.it
Some Design Considerations When Building or Remodeling a Media Center
(also titled “Que...
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Rules for planning and architect considerations...

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Learning Commons in BC


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A BC perpective and gives us an idea of what a Learning Commons could be. Remember that this is a university perspective. 

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Seven Spaces of Education Technology

Matt Locke originally came up with the concept of the Six Spaces of technology (test.org.uk/2007/08/10/six-spaces-of-social-media/). I added a seventh e...
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Fantastic clip to get us thinking about design and use of this large space.

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Library Design Showcase 2012: Super Schools | American Libraries Magazine

Library Design Showcase 2012: Super Schools | American Libraries Magazine | Thinking about our Library | Scoop.it

The following schools have demonstrated their understanding of the centrality of their libraries by creating spaces that support 21st-century learning.


Via Leanne Windsor, Isobel Sobey, Kim Marr
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These reconfigurations might be above and beyond our vision, yet they do help us to see what "could be"!

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Chapter 7. Linking the Information Commons to Learning | EDUCAUSE.edu

Chapter 7. Linking the Information Commons to Learning | EDUCAUSE.edu | Thinking about our Library | Scoop.it
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Text heavy but worth scanning for key ideas and some photos.

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Divine Design: How to create the 21st-century school library of your dreams

Divine Design: How to create the 21st-century school library of your dreams | Thinking about our Library | Scoop.it

Five design considerations that you shouldn’t overlook when planning your dream school library


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5 things to think about....

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Clicks & Bricks: When digital, learning and physical space meet - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Learning

Clicks & Bricks: When digital, learning and physical space meet - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Learning | Thinking about our Library | Scoop.it
School buildings as influencers of future practice, not responsive to existing practice Digital land knows no boundaries of space, time or geography.

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Another Ewan McIntosh presentation to get us thinking about learning and the potential of a Learning Commons.

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Designing Collaborative Spaces for Schools -- THE Journal

Designing Collaborative Spaces for Schools -- THE Journal | Thinking about our Library | Scoop.it
Thoughtfully designed learning environments can help students work together more effectively.

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This is a great article to start off with.  A quick scan will give an idea of the things we can be thinking about in thinking about the redesign of the library space.  What do we NEED?  What would be nice?  What do we want our current space to be used for and to look like?

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Library Design with learners in mind

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Looking through the slides will give some good design ideas to start thinking about.

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