Librarian’s role in boosting brain based learning

“This is so new for teachers, whereas librarians have been doing this for ten years,” said Paige Jaeger, a school librarian turned administrator and co-author of Think Tank Library: Brain-Based Learning Plans for New Standards. According to Jaeger, librarians were some of the first educators to realize that the Internet made finding information (their bread and butter) much easier. But they also recognized that kids would need help synthesizing and analyzing the vast amounts of information at their fingertips.

Source: How Can Your Librarian Help Bolster Brain-Based Teaching Practices? | MindShift | KQED News

I’ve seen a lot of initiatives integrating technology into the curriculum, but it seems that the masters of information curation are always forgotten.

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