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August 29, 2012


Melissa Mannon

Perfect! I've been writing a lesson plan for my transition from archives consulting to school librarianship. My plan actually is to take this same tactic. I will be teaching ninth graders about how to use the library and what it means in terms of their studies and their lives. I planned to open by having them think back to their first library experiences as a child - to re-institute that sense of wonder and delight that they may have had from storytime etc. However, I suspect that some of them will still not be able to connect or point to meaningful experiences. So, I plan to expand the conversation. If the kids have not been to a library or do not have any fond memories of them, what about bookstores, computers, community events, family history, etc. etc. that can be grounded by a community library experience. I think that museums may need to do this too, perhaps by taking a backwards approach. What wonder does a museum capture that a new patron may have already experienced outside of the museum? How does the museum embody an ideal to which everyone can relate?

jaket kulit

Nice read, I just passed this onto a friend who was doing some research on that. And he just bought me lunch as I found it for him smile Therefore let me rephrase that: Thanks for lunch!

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