RSI Corporate - Licensing

Students want to spend time in the active, group-learning learning spaces schools are building

The District Administration – Abby Spegman

“Steven Yates has a message for would-be school librarians. “If you’re coming to this because you like to read and you want to manage a collection of books, then you showed up about 30 years too late to the profession,” says Yates, a former high school librarian who teaches in the school library media certification program at the University of Alabama. The school library’s mission—matching resources with those who need them—has not changed, he says. But its role is evolving: With materials increasingly offered online, schools are transforming their libraries into active places for students to work together and get creative, with staff who do much more than manage books.”(more)

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *