Cassy Lee is a middle school Teacher Librarian focused on education equity, empathy, and empowerment. She is the recipient of the 2020 AASL Roald Dahl's Miss Honey Social Justice Award and the 2018 SLJ Champion of Student Voice. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, son, and a steady stream of foster dogs. You can find her on Twitter at @MrsLibrarianLee and at CSLA in February!
Vision to Reality: How the Galloway School Transformed Their Library
On my quest to feature school libraries that are pushing the envelope of the profession, I came across The Galloway School Library. While still embracing the word “library” rather than changing their name to “learning commons,” they are expanding people’s… Read More ›
October’s Featured Learning Commons: Meghan O’Neill at Pingree School
Two months into getting my own school’s Learning Commons off the ground, I am finding it very inspiring to talk to librarians around the country about what they are doing in theirs. This month I am featuring the Pingree School… Read More ›
September’s Featured Learning Commons: Pam Harland at Sanborn High School
For this month’s featured Learning Commons, I interviewed Pam Harland from Sanborn High School in New Hampshire. Besides being a librarian extraordinaire, she is the AASL Board of Director Liaison to Knowledge Quest. Her answers to my interview questions were… Read More ›
Two Tips From One Successful Learning Commons to Yours
On my quest for successful learning commons examples, I came across an article detailing how Jason Stone and Chad Stevenson developed the middle school learning commons program at at the San Francisco Friends School (Stephenson & Stone, 2014). I was… Read More ›
You Say “Library”, I Say “Learning Commons”: What’s the Big Diff?
Where do you work? A library or a school library media center or a learning commons? What are you called? School Library Media Specialist or Teacher Librarian or “Hey, Library Lady”? Whatever name you’ve adopted or been handed, many… Read More ›