MY FUTURE VISION: SCHOOL LIBRARY 2.0 by Theresa Hafeli
You go into the restaurants of a town and you see people with hungry stomachs, but you go into the library of the same town and you will see hungry brains feasting upon their favorites. There are all too few libraries, and far too many restaurants. People should eat less and think more. -- Matthew Adams
ELEMENTS of my vision:
A new leader has to be able to change an organization that is dreamless, soulless and vision less ... someone's got to make a wake up call. --Warren Bennis A new leader...
View and promote the Library space as a 'LIBRATORY' (Valenza) From this To this
C o m m u n I c a t I o n with
TL initiated Professional Development Teacher librarians are trained information specialist who can provide the expertise to teachers in promoting the innovative use of information and communication technology and enhancing teaching and learning. (Asselin, 2005)
create Professional Learning Networks (Valenza)
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. -- Margaret Mead
Web 2.0 Resources Implement Web 2.0 tools into learning
Information Literacy The Horizon Report, 2008 Partnership for 21 st Century Skills, 2004
“ A wiki might be the easiest and most effective web based collaboration tool in any instructional portfolio” - EDUCAUSE 2005 W I K I S
B l o g s Library, classroom and student...
Podcasts ...podcasting can help education realize one of its noblest goals: to make a better conversation out of the thing we call civilization. – Gardner Campbell
L I T E R A C Y
It is books that are the key to the wide world; if you can't do anything else, read all that you can. -- Jane Hamilton
A Variety of Research Tools
I will not fear Google or related services, but rather will take advantage of these services to benefit users while also providing excellent library services that users need. (Cohen)
21 st Century Learning New literacies demanded of us and extends beyond reading and writing:
Collection Development Collections that “think outside the box” (Valenza) O n l i n e a n d o f f l i n e r e s o u r c e s
Final thoughts... So teachers will not only have to think again about how, where and with whom students learn but also how that learning is evaluated. Simultaneously, they’re going to have to keep pace with emerging technologies and rethink exactly what it is that teachers can do to ensure that the networked generation gets more from education than a symphony of wows and yuks. From “The future’s bright, the future is…” July 2007
R e f e r e n c e s EDUCAUSE. (2005). 7 things you should know about…wikis . Retrieved March 9, 2010 from http://net.educause.ed/ir/library/pdf/ELI7004.pdf Campbell, C. (2005). There's Something in the Air: Podcasting in Education. EDUCAUSE Review. 40(6) Retrieved April 10, 2010 from http://connect.educahttp://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Review/EDUCAUSEReviewMagazineVolume40/TheresSomethingintheAirPodcast/158014 Coh en, Laura. (2006). A Librarian's 2.0 Manifesto. Retrieved April 10, 2010 from http://liblogs.albany.edu/library20/2006/11/a_librarians_20_manifesto.html The Horizon Report. (2009) 2009 Horizon Report K12 Edition .
Partnership for 21 st Century Skills. (2004). Retrieved March 29, 2010 from http://www.p21.org Valenza, J. (n.d.) Manifesto for 21st century teacher librarians. Retrieved April 8, 2010 from http://informationfluency.wikispaces.com/ You+know+you're+a+21st+century+librarian+if+.+.+. The future’s bright, the future is… (2007). Retrieved from http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/publications-reports-articles/vision-magazine/VISION-Article604 Wikiquote. (2010). Retrieved April 5, 2010 from http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Leadership#Leadership_and_Planning