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The role of the school library learning commons in the 21st century
School libraries that serve as quiet study areas or book repositories are no longer serving learners in the K-12 school environment. Library learning commons provide a unique environment for students to create, play, ...
How the learning commons supports the implementation of the common core state standards
This research paper examines how modern school libraries support student learning related to new educational learning initiatives, like the Common Core State Standards. The paper is divided into 3 chapters. Chapter 1 ...
The library transformed into a learning commons: a look at the library of the future
School libraries are facing many challenges today and in answer to those challenges, the learning commons has been created. This literature review looks at those issues facing libraries and the ways in which a learning ...
The impact of a student-designed learning commons on student perceptions and use of the high school library
Students’ success in high school is enhanced through their connection with the library and the services offered there, as well as by viewing themselves as equal partners in their education. Librarians transforming the ...
Third Place : Creating a Library Environment That Opens Doors for Collaboration, Value, and Student Achievement
Ray Oldenburg, in A Great Good Place, coined the term “third place” based on the idea of three spaces individuals usually occupy. The "first place" is the home; the "second place," the workplace; and third place, casual, ...
The Library Learning Commons: Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century Learner
School library philosophy was rewritten to meet the informational needs of the 21st century learner. Many school libraries have yet to make the changes needed to meet the new requirements. The library learning commons model ...