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New York Times – Front Page Librarian

The Future of Reading: In Web Age, Library Job Gets Update
“It was the “aha!” moment that [librarian] Stephanie Rosalia was hoping for.
A group of fifth graders huddled around laptop computers in the school library overseen by Ms. Rosalia and scanned, a Web site that, unbeknownst to the children, was intentionally peppered with false facts.
Ms. Rosalia, the school librarian at Public School 225, a combined elementary and middle school in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, urged caution. “Don’t answer your questions with the first piece of information that you find,” she warned.”
It’s the third in a series:
The Future of Reading: Using Video Games as Bait to Hook Readers (October 6, 2008)
The Future of Reading: Literacy Debate: Online, R U Really Reading? (July 27, 2008)
Good articles.

Posted on: February 16, 2009, 11:36 am Category: Uncategorized

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