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What Brings Gen Z to the Library?

ED Surge

But they still like print, and they still like to go to the library, according to a survey of Gen Z and Millennial public library use and media consumption released by the American Library Association last fall. They also did ethnographic research at two Ohio public library branches. They might be coming in for coffee.

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Digging Up Rural Roots: The Source at the Library of Congress

NCHE

Since 2021, the National Council for History Education has partnered with the Library of Congress’ Teaching with Primary Sources program on a nationwide program, “The Rural Experience in America”. The Library of Congress is developing a new education center that will break ground in the next few years.

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Teach Truth Day of Action at Bookstores and Libraries

Zinn Education Project

For this 4th annual Teach Truth Day of Action, we are offering a pop-up display so event hosts can set up an information table at a public space such as a bookstore, library, or farmers’ market. The post Teach Truth Day of Action at Bookstores and Libraries appeared first on Zinn Education Project. Learn more and sign up.

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A 3000+ Document Library: A Blessing or a Curse?

Teaching American History

The post A 3000+ Document Library: A Blessing or a Curse? Designed for ease of navigation for both teachers and students, our digital document collections are a classroom-ready resource around which you can base instruction. Try out our document collections in your classroom today! appeared first on Teaching American History.

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A Tale of Two Libraries

A Principal's Reflections

When the position of library media specialist became available she was the only person that I wanted for the position. Below is what the library looked like prior to her arrival. The learning atmosphere in the library is nothing less than amazing. This is what it looks like today. She then got out of the way of the students.

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Yes, Your School Librarian Can Do That (and More)

Cult of Pedagogy

As libraries started to house more technology, I added a fourth role: manage and protect the tech. ” They can also help you orchestrate lessons that take place in the library itself. The library is more than just quiet spaces with just books. ” In Boyd’s experience, libraries can help students feel at home.

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Facing declines in reading proficiency, rural libraries step in

The Hechinger Report

Three years ago, Darlene Thomas-Burroughs, branch manager of the Hardeeville Library in the rural town of Hardeeville, South Carolina, heard about a new way that library employees could help kids boost their reading scores. In rural places, the library and the school are the hubs,” Gentry said. “Our

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