Kathryn Zickhur, research analyst for the Pew Internet & American Life Project [via NYT]
The project’s latest report looks at the future of libraries and how the digital age might change our expectations for library services. 91% of Americans ages 16 and older say public libraries are important to their communities.
“Having access to a full-time, certified school librarian means better outcomes for Pennsylvania’s public school students, according to new research from the Colorado-based RSL Research Group.”
Damn right it does.
Oscar, Elmo and Cookie Monster: Chalk drawings from Sesame Street HQ in NYC. #chalk #sesamestreet #nofilter #oscarthegrouch (Taken with Instagram)
Why do we have to learn about the reproductive system when these boys are immature?
This one’s funny, but the others are sad, and the captions flip. This teacher: about to be fired in 3… 2… 1…
Update: the blog is gone.
Let Your Interviews Be Heard… And Seen
Old tapes. New unheard stories. We bring journalists’ lost interviews back to life via podcast, radio and YouTube. The future of journalism? Remixing the past. What do you have on tape? Tell us what’s in your archives.
Attn: Journalist friends! This is pretty awesome. Brought to you by former Newsweeker and ABC Producer David Gerlach.
Is Sweden’s Classroom-Free School the Future of Learning?
Sweden’s Vittra Telefonplan says goodbye to the “conventional classroom” and focuses on creative design. This means in place of desks, there are “sitting islands,” and students can collaborate with peers in “the village”—a tiny house for group work.
The Swedes. Amazing.