MY FUTURE VISION: SCHOOL LIBRARY 2.0
by Theresa Hafeli
You go into the restaurants of a town and you see people with hungry stomachs, but you go into the library of the same town and you will see hungry brains feasting upon their favorites. There are all too few libraries, and far too many restaurants. People should eat less and think more. -- Matthew Adams
ELEMENTS of my vision:
A new leader has to be able to change an organization that is dreamless, soulless and vision less ... someone's got to make a wake up call.
A new leader...
View and promote the Library space as a 'LIBRATORY' (Valenza)
From this To this
C o m m u n I c a t I o nwith
Teacher librarians are trained information specialist who can provide the expertise to teachers in promoting the innovative use of information and communication technology and enhancing teaching and learning.
Professional Learning Networks (Valenza)
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
-- Margaret Mead
Web 2.0 Resources
Implement Web 2.0 tools into learning
The Horizon Report, 2008
Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2004
A wiki might be the easiest and most effective web based collaboration tool in any instructional portfolio - EDUCAUSE 2005
W I K I S
B l o g s
Library, classroom and student...
...podcasting can help education realize one of its noblest goals: to make a better conversation out of the thing we call civilization. Gardner Campbell
L I T E R A C Y
It is books that are the key to the wide world;
if you can't do anything else, read all that you can.
-- Jane Hamilton
A Variety of Research Tools
I will not fear Google or related services, but rather will take advantage of these services to benefit users while also providing excellent library services that users need.
21st Century Learning
New literacies demanded of us and extends beyond reading and writing:
Collections that think outside the box (Valenza)
O n l i n e a n d o f f l i n e r e s o u r c e s
So teachers will not only have to think again about how, where and with whom students learn but also how that learning is evaluated. Simultaneously, theyre going to have to keep pace with emerging technologies and rethink exactly what it is that teachers can do to ensure that the networked generation gets more from education than a symphony of wows and yuks.
From The futures bright, the future isJuly 2007
R e f e r e n c e s
EDUCAUSE. (2005). 7 things you should know aboutwikis. Retrieved March 9, 2010 from http://net.educause.ed/ir/library/pdf/ELI7004.pdf
Campbell, C. (2005). There's Something in the Air: Podcasting in Education. EDUCAUSE Review. 40(6) Retrieved April 10, 2010 from http://connect.educahttp://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Review/EDUCAUSEReviewMagazineVolume40/TheresSomethingintheAirPodcast/158014
Cohen, Laura. (2006). A Librarian's 2.0 Manifesto. Retrieved April 10, 2010 fromhttp://liblogs.albany.edu/library20/2006/11/a_librarians_20_manifesto.html
The Horizon Report. (2009) 2009 Horizon Report K12 Edition.
Partnership for 21st Century Skills. (2004). Retrieved March 29, 2010 from http://www.p21.org
Valenza, J. (n.d.) Manifesto for 21st century teacher librarians. Retrieved April 8, 2010 from http://informationfluency.wikispaces.com/ You+know+you're+a+21st+century+librarian+if+.+.+.
The futures bright, the future is (2007). Retrieved fromhttp://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/publications-reports-articles/vision-magazine/VISION-Article604
Wikiquote. (2010). Retrieved April 5, 2010 from http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Leadership#Leadership_and_Planning