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Five Things You Need to Know about the Learning Commons Model

Five Things You Need to Know about the Learning Commons Model

Heather Kindschy (Teacher-Librarian, Mt. Bethel Elementary School, Marietta GA)

http://clcd.com/features/th_learning_commons_model.php

1. A Learning Commons Is Flexible and Learner-Centered

2. The Learning Commons Is Part of a Much-Needed Overhaul

3. Creating a Learning Commons Requires Purpose and Intention

4. The Learning Commons Model is Often Misunderstood

  • “So, you’re getting rid of all or most of your books?” 
  • “Can you tell me exactly what you did? I want that for my library!” 
  • “If I buy fancy moveable furniture and call myself a Learning Commons, is that it?”

5. If You’re Going to Eat an Elephant, Do It One Bite at a Time

Read the whole thing: http://clcd.com/features/th_learning_commons_model.php

Stephen

Posted on: October 27, 2014, 11:25 am Category: Uncategorized

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