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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, ...
Learning commons versus makerspaces
In recent years, learning commons and makerspaces have become important topics for school libraries in an effort to better prepare students for the demands of the 21st century. This paper reviews the definitions of each ...
The Challenges of Creating a Learning Commons
This paper is a literature review of the challenges of creating a learning commons in a school library setting. It focuses on three areas of challenge in implementation and possible ways to address each one. These areas ...
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 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 ...