The California Library Association has joined the Expect More Collaboratory.
“True learning happens when books and friends, writing and understanding intermingle in a rich soup of participation.”
-R. David Lankes
The Expect More Collaboratory
“Expect More: Why Libraries Cannot Become STEM Educators” Public Libraries and STEM. Denver, CO. Abstract: A discussion of how librarians should seek to facilitate STEM learning over transforming all librarians into STEM educators. Also a discussion of how librarians must bring with them their values of equity in any partnership. Slides: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/Presentations/2015/STEM.pdf Audio: http://quartz.syr.edu/rdlankes/pod/2015/STEM.mp3 Conference…
Expect More: Why Libraries Cannot Become STEM Educators. Lankes, R. D (2015). Public Libraries and STEM Conference. ABSTRACT: America’s public libraries can play an important role in furthering STEM education. However, this will be true only if STEM learning efforts focus on librarians and librarians acting as facilitators. Any effort to transform librarians into…
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