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Archive for April, 2011

From their perspective, 21st-century students are likely to throw caution to the wind and sail straight ahead without second-guessing a device, service, site, or an app.  Although this substantial blog entry addresses secondary school librarians, it has some important insights that help us find common cause with today’s linked and connected students and their growing expertise in using technology and social media. 

http://whatworks.wholechildeducation.org/blog/learning-and-the-jungonauts/

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What isn’t great about libraries? In this video (2:49), librarians talk about the value of libraries as community centers, places to develop skills and interests, and as tools for democracy and society. Celebrate National Library Week  April 10-16, 2011 by watching this short video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziWqxlxVZLc&feature=related

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