Hartford Courant Article: School Libraries Where Kids Now Put Ideas Into Action: Makerspaces, Critical Thinking

Hartford Courant Article: School Libraries Where Kids Now Put Ideas Into Action: Makerspaces, Critical Thinking

Leonard Felson’s article in the Hartford Courant, http://www.courant.com/hartford-magazine/education/hc-hm-education-libraries-evolving-20170729-story.html, discusses the roles of school library media specialists and school libraries with maker spaces and information literacy instruction in Connecticut. Walk into the year-old makerspace at Granby Memorial High School (enrollment about

Paterson Times Article: Paterson students who read 50 books or more drops by more than 500, attributed by community to reduced school librarians

New article about the situation in Paterson Public Schools from the Paterson Times: http://patersontimes.com/2016/09/29/paterson-students-reading-50-books-or-more-drops-by-more-than-500-after-district-cut-librarians/ The Paterson Education Fund found that 523 less students joined the 50 Book Club compared to the previous year.  The engaged community members believe in the