Wednesday, August 12, 2009


If you are in any sector of education, you know that past rooms with tables and dusty books are not completely a thing of the past, but seem like they are getting there. Millennials are constantly looking for new and up-to-date services that provide information. While companies online and off are trying to keep up, libraries are growing on the struggling list.

Disconnects Between Library Cultureand Millennial Generation Values:

Thursday, August 06, 2009

By the Book: Technology Helps North Carolina School Close the Reading Gap
By Bridget McCrea07/30/09

Kathy Schwabe knows that there's a standard assessment that most American schools use to keep tabs on their students' reading progress, but that didn't stop this Title I teacher from exploring a newer, more promising option a few years ago.

"It was sort of a fluke," recalled Schwabe, a reading teacher at Speas Elementary School in Winston-Salem, NC. "We didn't have enough first grade teachers, and until new ones were hired we needed a better way to monitor the children's progress."

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