Learning at Libraries in the Information Age

At an elementary school in Riverside, Connecticut, the campus library has been rechristened. The new “learning commons” is home to a makerspace equipped with a 3-D printer and an active staff of digital media specialists.

Source: remakelearning.org

Across the country libraries are becoming media Maker Spaces. The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has been leader following the YouMedia Center in Chicago’s model. Now K-12 libraries are reimagining the space. In Pittsburgh, the Elizabeth Forward School District pioneered a digital learning space complete with a TV and Sound Studio and a cafe run by Life Skills students.

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