Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Our Learning Commons: One “How To” for 21st Century Learning

Learning the Now: 2011 May 16

A few months back, I began reading Building the Learning Commons: A Guide for School Administrators and Learning Leadership Teams.  Much of what follows is a summary of the book, the impact that it has made in transforming our library at John Oliver and the importance of the Learning Commons as a “hub” or centre of learning in our school (and the district).  It is a facility that will be characterized by “hum and hub, not hush”.