Presentation Title

Making Noise in the Library: Rethinking, Reimagning and Revising Learning Spaces

Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

Do the learning spaces in your library resemble quiet, solitary work areas or do they resemble 21st century active learning spaces where students and staff can shape their own areas for learning, mix up a messy learning environment and create their own unique products? Stretch your thinking with Media Specialists Lisa Gearman and Sara Swenson as they share their journeys to reinventing learning spaces in two different high schools. We’ll share our resources for implementing learning environments that encourage personalization of the learning process in a variety of budget situations.

Keywords

school libraries, school media centers

Audience Focus

K-12

Start Date

7-30-2015 8:15 AM

End Date

7-30-2015 9:15 AM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Sara Swenson and Lisa Gearman are can-do media specialists at two dynamic suburban Minneapolis high schools. When not exploring ways to make their learning spaces energizing, they love to read the latest YA books and meet authors.

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Making Noise in the Library: Rethinking Learning Spaces
Sara Swenson, Edina High School and Lisa Gearman, Chaska High School

Do the learning spaces in your library resemble quiet, solitary work areas or do they resemble 21st century active learning spaces where students and staff can shape their own areas for learning, mix up a messy learning environment and create their own unique products? Stretch your thinking with Media Specialists Lisa Gearman and Sara Swenson as they share their journeys to reinventing learning spaces in two different high schools. We’ll share our resources for implementing learning environments that encourage personalization of the learning process in a variety of budget situations.

 
Jul 30th, 8:15 AM Jul 30th, 9:15 AM

Making Noise in the Library: Rethinking, Reimagning and Revising Learning Spaces

Do the learning spaces in your library resemble quiet, solitary work areas or do they resemble 21st century active learning spaces where students and staff can shape their own areas for learning, mix up a messy learning environment and create their own unique products? Stretch your thinking with Media Specialists Lisa Gearman and Sara Swenson as they share their journeys to reinventing learning spaces in two different high schools. We’ll share our resources for implementing learning environments that encourage personalization of the learning process in a variety of budget situations.