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From Library To Learning Commons.Ny.Slideshare

  1. 1. fromlibraryto learning commons<br />Valerie Diggs<br />Chelmsford High School<br />Chelmsford Massachusetts<br />
  2. 2. questions and challenges for today <br />defining the future of school libraries<br />in the times of:<br />educational change<br />technological change<br />funding reductions<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  3. 3. In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. - Eric Hoffer<br />
  4. 4. why learning commons and not library?<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  5. 5. learning commons as defined by <br />program<br />facility<br />school community<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  6. 6. a learning commons… <br />is a place of <br />teaching and learning<br />group work<br />collaboration<br />professional development<br />creativity<br />change<br />inquiry<br />communication<br />community<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  7. 7. and is not… <br />a place designed primarily for <br />finding information<br />a place where students only come to <br />use the copy machine<br />a place where the “librarian” is in charge<br />a place where students are greeted with <br />rules as they enter <br />a place where bookshelves with outdated material fill open space<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  8. 8. build your program<br />first <br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  9. 9. teaching and learning<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
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  12. 12. events<br />Listening Lunches<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  13. 13. Java Room<br />Poetry Slam<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
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  16. 16. just hanging out<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  17. 17. Participatory culture shifts the focus of literacy from one of individual expression to community involvement. The new literacies almost all involve social skills developed through collaboration and networking. <br />Jenkins, Henry. Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century. 2006.<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  18. 18. facility designdriven by program<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  19. 19. biblioTECH Consulting<br />library renovation committee<br />in-house expertise<br />plan …. plan …. plan<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
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  29. 29. books everywhere<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  30. 30. putting it back together<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
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  36. 36. from the old to the new<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  37. 37. from “keep-out”<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
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  55. 55. our programs continue<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  56. 56. Common Grounds Café <br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
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  67. 67. inauguration january 2009<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  68. 68. poetry slam<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  69. 69. wellness fair<br />
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  72. 72. professional development<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  73. 73. the <br />learning commons <br />beyond<br />space<br />
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  75. 75. with Senator Fargo<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  76. 76. Library Legislation Day at the State House in Boston<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  77. 77. changes in technology <br />After<br />Before<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  78. 78. and in communication<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  79. 79. learning commonsandcommunity<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  80. 80. faculty and student buy-in<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  81. 81. letting go . . . <br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  82. 82. from library to learning commons<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  83. 83. Tomorrow’s library will not be literally a library without walls and, for the foreseeable future, it will certainly not be a library without books.<br />—John Rayoa<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />
  84. 84. Thank you<br />Valerie Diggs <br />10/21/2009<br />

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