Hands on Learning: The Power of Interactive Learning in the Library


EmergingTechMaker spaces and learning commons are gaining popularity in schools, because they promote participatory learning. In this edWeb.net webinar for the Emerging Tech community, Michelle Luhtala, Head Librarian at New Canaan High School, CT, explored how physical changes to library facilities can transform learning throughout the school community.  She discussed how you can use these changes to reach students in need and integrate learning across grade levels. Michelle also interviewed experts and shared their ideas, strategies, and recommendations for implementing participatory learning in the library.

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Emerging Tech is a professional learning community (PLC) where school librarians can explore all the ways to integrate technology and 21st century learning into school library programs. The community hosts free monthly webinars and live chats. Online discussions provide an easy way to continue the conversation and share ideas and experiences with peers across the country, and around the world. You’ll have an opportunity to collaborate with other librarians as you learn about and explore the many uses of technology in school libraries.  This program is sponsored by Follett.

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