Tag Archives: Library 2.0

Exploring the flipped classroom model : What if Professor Plum is no longer in the library?

Recently I blogged about using the concept of the flipped classroom as a way of re-imagining what our libraries might be.  The slideshare below is a veritable treasure trove of explanation and practical examples of the concept in action in … Continue reading

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Truly question everything, especially the status quo

When I wrote my last post about flipped classrooms, and attempted to apply the model of thinking to libraries, the hardest part for me was to find the appropriate questions to ask of school library practice.  We tend to be … Continue reading

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Flipped classrooms as an activator for library thinking

As teachers all over the world consider the future of education, we in libraries need to keep up.  Maybe one way to do that is to adopt some of the terminology being bandied around by our educational colleagues, and apply … Continue reading

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Transliteracy and public libraries – what might it look like?

Wanting to explore the notion of Transliteracy?  This collection of slides and presentations curated by The Proverbial Lone Wolf Librarian  is well worth a look. Thinking about what transliteracy means to your services, to the way your library does business?  … Continue reading

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Creating a community of connected learners in the NZ library landscape: Could we? Should we?

In recent months I have been contemplating ways of facilitating professional development for our wider public library team – currently a very diverse group of 50 plus people.  Some are highly qualified professionals, some are quite content to rock up … Continue reading

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LibrarianByDay, Bobbi Newman – advice on monitoring your personal brand

Following on from yesterday’s post asking you about the tools you use to monitor your social media presence, the very switched-on Jan Holmquist pointed me in the direction of the LibrarianByDay’s post from January this year. And it’s a gem. … Continue reading

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Integrating iPads or tablets into your library services – ALA

If you’ve been thinking about how you might use iPads or tablets in you school or public library, this presentation shares a raft of practical ideas. The concept of embedded or roving librarians is one that is of particular interest … Continue reading

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