Articles: Library/Media Center

Librarians Readying for Common Core

School librarians are preparing for the Common Core and its new emphasis on 21st-century skills including information literacy, primary resources, independent thinking and complex texts.

Social Networking as a Tool for Student and Teacher Learning

Online social networking includes much more than Facebook and Twitter. It is any online use of technology to connect people, enable them to collaborate with each other, and form virtual communities.

Librarians Who Lead

New Canaan (Conn.) Public Schools award-winning library media center models an affordable vision for 21st Century collaborative teaching

Going Out of Print

School libraries of the future could be light on books and heavy on digital resources.

K12 Schools Must Fill New Literacy Gaps

New report reveals that college students are not so media savvy when it comes to discriminating between credible sources online.

Too Much Money Funneled Into Competitive Programs?

President Obama's FY 2011 budget proposal includes a $400 billion investment in education—but it lacks any funding specifically dedicated to school libraries.

School Libraries Renewed

Library media specialists connect curriculum and technology to real-world skills.

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