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 @ Teaching Online Subscription Resources

By crafting and scaffolding relevant Library Lessons about online subscription resources, and by focusing on types rather than format, students and teachers learn a wide range of information resources, and understand that both print and digital resources can contribute to student success. Continue reading

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Looking Back @ 5 Ways a School Librarian Can Improve Your PBL

Educators have known for years that student projects are great assessment strategies, but the current trend in project-based learning shows us that projects also provide superior learning environments for students—they are more engaged in critical thinking, their learning is contextual instead of disparate, … Continue reading