Curriculum, the Library/Learning Commons, and Teacher-librarians: Myths and Realities in the Second Decade

Loertscher, David
February 2010
Teacher Librarian;Feb2010, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p8
Academic Journal
The article explores the state of education in the U.S. at the start of the 2010s, with particular focus given to implications for teacher-librarians. Control over what material is taught and how students are educated, the role of assessment, and the role of teacher-librarians in comparison with that of classroom teachers are examined. Best practices research involving the application of information and communication technology in education, the desire to promote creativity and inquiry in teaching and learning, and the role of technology in teaching and learning are discussed. The role of the school library is also explored.


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