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Learner-centered Library Spaces

Breakout Session:  Learner-centered Library Spaces

Facilitators: Tressa Norris (LMS) and Nicole Calhoun (S.T.A.T. Teacher) - Joppa View ES
What we hope you take away:  LMS will be able to create a more learner-centered environment in the physical Library space.

 

"It's all about your space, 'bout your space...No Structure." 

  

1. Set up Pinterest Account - Create a folder - BCPSLMSspace

2. If you already have an account, please create a folder and label it: BCPSLMSspace

 

Set-up your current Media Center using either of the following tools

Option 1: Scholastic Class Set-Up Tool

Option 2: Classroom Architect

Option 3: Floorplanner

 

What does a learner centered environment look like?...or NOT?

 

 

                                                                                               

 

Learner-centered Library Spaces What small group "suits" you first?

Would you like to be a  Diamond?

Could you, should you be a Spade?

I would not, could not be a Hearts?

Not a Club?you let me be.  

          

          

 

Agenda:

Upon arrival:

Set up Pinterest Account and add a folder

Use the Scholastic Class Set-Up tool/Classroom Architect to create you current library set-up

 

Engagement:

View the Kid Snippets: Library Video

  • Collaborate with colleagues about what a learner centered environment is and is not

 

Small instruction/exploration:

Musical Students

To the Window to the Wall

A Round of Research

Show me the Money

 

The Grand Finale:

Dallas Dollars

save or spend.xlsx

 

Resources:

  • Space-planning Tools:
  • Learner-Centered Environments:
  • Pinterest:  
  • Signage:  Harbour Signs (410) 488-8810  Inform them you are purchasing for a BCPS library for contracted pricing.
  • Library Supplies & Furnishings:
    • Brodart
      • You must set up an account to receive BCPS contracted discount and provide the BCPS Bid/Quote numbers from the 2014-15 Library Supplies/Furniture VENDORS list available in the Library Administration folder in the Elementary and Secondary Edmodo PLC's.
      • 15% Discount on supplies; some exclusions apply, no discount on furniture.
    • Demco    *Note: Highsmith and Gaylord were bought out by Demco.
      • You must set up an account to receive BCPS contracted discount and provide the BCPS Bid/Quote numbers from the 2014-15 Library Supplies/Furniture VENDORS list available in the Library Administration folder in the Elementary and Secondary Edmodo PLC's.
      • 18% off Supplies & Learning Materials; 5% off small furnishings; some exclusions apply 
      • FREE shipping on items stocked in warehouse with minimum purchase of $50 (after discounts) 
  • Library Shelving/Furniture   *Inform them you are purchasing for BCPS library for contracted pricing.
  • Other options for library supplies & furnishings:  Scholastic, Ikea, Walmart, Target, Lakeshore, The Library Store, Goodwill
  • MacGyver Librarianship - Library Girl's presentation about revitalizing your school library on the cheap!
  • Thinking of adding a Makerspace?  See our Library Makerspaces page on this wiki! 

 

Reflection:

Help us to shape future professional development by reflecting on your learning in this session.

Use the 3-2-1 Exit Ticket to share: 

  • 3 things I learned and plan to apply to my practice next year
  • 2 things I want to explore further
  • 1 question I have about this session topic