The culture of a school library is sometimes seen as a space of boredom and monotony. However, as a librarian, I am open to new ideas, and this is how I came to dream, organize, and create the Warriors Writing… Read More ›
Not Your Mother’s School Library: Transformational Thinking and Innovation to Impact Learning for the School Community.
Five years ago, I began my new position as head librarian in a large public high school located in the Midwest. Needless to say, I was excited about all the opportunities and possibilities it would offer. My previous experiences at… Read More ›
While makerspace leaders/librarians remain the most important aspect of fostering a successful, inquiry-rich maker culture, what role does the aesthetics play in the space? Construction and architectural firms, such as Haworth, assert that there are ways to literally build a… Read More ›
I’m not sure who had the marvelous idea for this participatory display at the AASL Experience Education Evolution conference in Columbus, Ohio… I saw it as soon as I entered the convention center door. Helllllo! Immediately, I had this sense… Read More ›