21st Century libraries, the imperative
THE RISE OF E-READING        21% of American adults read an            e-book in the last year             68% read a prin...
WHICH IS BETTER – PRINT OR E-BOOK?Asked of those16+ who have read both e-books and print books in last 12 months          ...
FREE E-BOOKS               http://www.openculture.com/free_ebooks
MORE FREE E-BOOKShttp://www.hongkiat.com/blog/20-best-websites-to-download-free-e-books/
TAKEAWAYS FOR LIBRARIANS                •  The	  gadget	  doesn’t	  make	  the	  reader,	                     but	  it	  m...
INFORMATION IS CHANGING    Information                 Information       was…                         is…         Scarce  ...
WHAT LEARNING ACTIVITY OCCURS?               Write an           Research on                essay               the web    ...
WHAT LEARNING ACTIVITY OCCURS?               Write an           Research on                essay               the web    ...
WHAT LEARNING ACTIVITY OCCURS?   Skype an          Write an           Make a         Maintain a    ‘expert’          essay...
What makes this different inthe third millennium?
In the future our learning will be even moredigital, more mobile, and more multimediathan it is now.It frequently will be ...
In the future our learning will be even moredigital, more mobile, and more multimediathan it is now.It frequently will be ...
In the future our learning will be even moredigital, more mobile, and more multimediathan it is now.
•  Picture here of iphone dispenser at the airport
THEY’RE EVERYWHERE!
THEY’RE AFFORDABLE!
Principle #1= Ubiquity•  In the knowledge economy everything is   mobile•  Ubiquity in terms of  •  Physical space  •  Tec...
It frequently will be more informal anddefinitely will be more self-directed,individualized, and personalized.
LIBRARIES AND LEARNING             http://www.scoop.it/t/libraries-and-learning
Principle #2= Agency•  “The power to act”•  “Sense of ownership”•  “Executing and controlling one’s own   actions”•  “Self...
FUTURE OF THE BOOK?                      The “idea” of this book was                      to explore “the idea of a       ...
A SCHOOL’S NETWORK FOR LEARNING                                              Internet	                            School A...
NATIONAL NETWORK FOR LEARNING (NFL)
WIKI EDUCATOR
CREATIVE COMMONS
Principle #3:Connectedness•  Knowledge, and its application, not raw materials,   is key to the 21st century economy•  Kno...
WHAT MIGHT LIBRARIES LOOK LIKE?
ROLE OF THE LIBRARIAN… Sentries        Evaluators        Filters        CertifiersIdentifying and locating the highest qua...
ROLE OF THE LIBRARIAN…Aggregator/      Organizer       Network Node   FacilitatorSynthesizer Helping others put informatio...
BIG QUESTIONS•  What is driving the decision making around ICTs and   libraries in your context?•  Is it grounded in a sha...
Derek Wenmoth          Email: derek@core-ed.orgBlog: http://blog.core-ed.org/derek                Skype: <dwenmoth>
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Looking at the future of school libraries - what will they look like, what will the role of teacher librarians be, how will this fit with the learning models in schools?

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  1. 1. 21st Century libraries, the imperative
  2. 2. THE RISE OF E-READING 21% of American adults read an e-book in the last year 68% read a print book 11% listened to an audiobook Overall, just 19% of adults say they read NO books in the past year, in any format Libraries 2020: Pew Research Center
  3. 3. WHICH IS BETTER – PRINT OR E-BOOK?Asked of those16+ who have read both e-books and print books in last 12 months Libraries 2020: Pew Research Center
  4. 4. FREE E-BOOKS http://www.openculture.com/free_ebooks
  5. 5. MORE FREE E-BOOKShttp://www.hongkiat.com/blog/20-best-websites-to-download-free-e-books/
  6. 6. TAKEAWAYS FOR LIBRARIANS •  The  gadget  doesn’t  make  the  reader,   but  it  may  change  the  reader   •  41%  of  tablet  owners  and  35%  of  e-­‐ reader  owners  said  they  are  reading   more  since  the  advent  of  e-­‐content   •  A  majority  of  print  readers  (54%)   and  e-­‐book  readers  (61%)  prefer  to   purchase  their  own  copies  of  books   •  Most  audiobook  listeners  (61%)   prefer  to  borrow  their  audiobooks   Libraries 2020: Pew Research Center
  7. 7. INFORMATION IS CHANGING Information Information was… is… Scarce All around us Expensive Cheap or free Shaped and controlled Shaped and controlled by by elites consumers and networks Designed for one-way, Designed for sharing, mass consumption participation and feedback Slow moving Immediate External to our worlds Embedded in our worlds Libraries 2020: Pew Research Center
  8. 8. WHAT LEARNING ACTIVITY OCCURS? Write an Research on essay the web Skype an Video conf. ‘expert’ Collaborative wiki writing Silent reading Assessment Watching a interview video Group Maintain a Maintain a discussion blog portfolio Feedback on Writing a play Paint a pictureListening to blogthe teacher Perform a Make a chart play Make a movie Make a speech Gather data
  9. 9. WHAT LEARNING ACTIVITY OCCURS? Write an Research on essay the web Skype an Video conf. ‘expert’ Collaborative wiki writing Silent reading Assessment Watching a interview video Group Maintain a Maintain a discussion blog portfolio Feedback on Writing a play Paint a pictureListening to blogthe teacher Perform a Make a chart play Make a movie Make a speech Gather data
  10. 10. WHAT LEARNING ACTIVITY OCCURS? Skype an Write an Make a Maintain a ‘expert’ essay speech portfolio Collaborative Maintain a Assessment Silent reading wiki writing blog interview Research on Group Video conf. Feedback on LEARN discussion SHARE ASSESS the web CREATE blogEngaging with Celebrating and Understanding Creating new Perform a existing a Watching Writing a play sharing ideas “how am I knowledge play video knowledge and knowledge doing?” Listening to Make a chart the teacher Paint a picture Gather data Make a movie
  11. 11. What makes this different inthe third millennium?
  12. 12. In the future our learning will be even moredigital, more mobile, and more multimediathan it is now.It frequently will be more informal anddefinitely will be more self-directed,individualized, and personalized.It will be more open and more accessibleand may occur in simulation or video game-like environments.It will be more networked and moreinterconnected and often will occur online.
  13. 13. In the future our learning will be even moredigital, more mobile, and more multimediathan it is now.It frequently will be more informal anddefinitely will be more self-directed,individualized, and personalized.It will be more open and more accessibleand may occur in simulation or video game-like environments.It will be more networked and moreinterconnected and often will occur online.
  14. 14. In the future our learning will be even moredigital, more mobile, and more multimediathan it is now.
  15. 15. •  Picture here of iphone dispenser at the airport
  16. 16. THEY’RE EVERYWHERE!
  17. 17. THEY’RE AFFORDABLE!
  18. 18. http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_153827&feature=iv&src_vid=8NK295ldF_g&v=Hl7pE_p41D4
  19. 19. Principle #1= Ubiquity•  In the knowledge economy everything is mobile•  Ubiquity in terms of •  Physical space •  Technology •  Conceptual space •  Social space •  Dispersed over time•  Any place, any pace, any time, any device…
  20. 20. It frequently will be more informal anddefinitely will be more self-directed,individualized, and personalized.
  21. 21. LIBRARIES AND LEARNING http://www.scoop.it/t/libraries-and-learning
  22. 22. Principle #2= Agency•  “The power to act”•  “Sense of ownership”•  “Executing and controlling one’s own actions”•  “Self-efficacy”•  “Personalisation”
  23. 23. It will be more open and more accessibleand may occur in simulation or video game-like environments.It will be more networked and moreinterconnected and often will occur online.
  24. 24. FUTURE OF THE BOOK? The “idea” of this book was to explore “the idea of a book.” Pt 1: Approaches to the digital present Pt 2: The outlook: What is next for the book? Pt 3: Things we can do with books: Projects from the bleeding edge http://book.pressbooks.com/
  25. 25. A SCHOOL’S NETWORK FOR LEARNING Internet School A School KAREN School A School Aggregation University Point Services Public Library School A School
  26. 26. NATIONAL NETWORK FOR LEARNING (NFL)
  27. 27. WIKI EDUCATOR
  28. 28. CREATIVE COMMONS
  29. 29. Principle #3:Connectedness•  Knowledge, and its application, not raw materials, is key to the 21st century economy•  Knowledge is dynamic and generative – it exists in the ‘spaces between’ us•  Creating, processing, storing, transmitting and applying knowledge creates economic vitality•  Each of us is a ‘node’ on the network of learning
  30. 30. WHAT MIGHT LIBRARIES LOOK LIKE?
  31. 31. ROLE OF THE LIBRARIAN… Sentries Evaluators Filters CertifiersIdentifying and locating the highest quality information
  32. 32. ROLE OF THE LIBRARIAN…Aggregator/ Organizer Network Node FacilitatorSynthesizer Helping others put information in action.
  33. 33. BIG QUESTIONS•  What is driving the decision making around ICTs and libraries in your context?•  Is it grounded in a shared view of 21st century pedagogy?•  Is it transparent to all stakeholders?•  Is it used as a reference for all decision making?
  34. 34. Derek Wenmoth Email: derek@core-ed.orgBlog: http://blog.core-ed.org/derek Skype: <dwenmoth>

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