LINKING LEARNING, LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY: School Librarians Linking Learning, Leadership Technology and Society (from paper for Librarianship Part 3 Course through Nipissing University)

Nogalo, Larissa
February 2012
IASL Newsletter;Feb2012, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p5
The article discusses the role of school librarians in navigating learning through cutting edge technology in nurturing literacy skills for students. It notes that a dedicated full time teacher librarian links learning, leadership, technology, and society. It suggests that a teacher librarian must partner with other teachers in planning exciting activities and new research opportunities to keep young minds stimulated and motivated to learn.


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