Looking Forward: Does a 21st-Century School Need a Library?

Does a 21st-century high-tech school need a library? Certainly a modern school doesn’t need the kind of library that has been the norm for the past 50 years because the world we live in now has much different needs for educating our students. But a School Library with a certified School Librarian is critical for meeting the needs of today’s youth. Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Digital Citizenship & the School Librarian

Digital Citizenship encompasses a student’s knowledge of and consent to using technology in a responsible manner. School Librarians must know Federal laws regarding student Internet use and construct meaningful lessons for teaching digital citizenship and Internet safety to our students. Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Social Media & Cloud Computing

Social media is a popular topic right now and there are so many ways it can be used in education: As part of a teacher’s or librarian’s Professional Learning Network (PLN) To inform parents and the community about school-related events … Continue reading