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March 26 PL Day

Agenda for March 26 Collaboration Time: (Those pursuing PLUs through our online “Foundations” course will meet with Jill in Room 107 during this time): Assign a facilitator, timekeeper, and air-time checker (makes sure no one person speaks more than others)

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Advocacy through our Online Presence: Blogs/Websites

A media center blog should focus not only on reading and resources, but instruction as well. Use the following resources to evaluate your current blog and decide what areas need improvement, what topics need to be added, or what features

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Pictures from Learning Commons Bus Tour – Gwinnett County March 2015

Thank you, Betsy Sanford, for sharing your photos from our LC site visits! https://flic.kr/s/aHsk9tzUXv

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List of Concept Schools

Four original schools were identified in January 2014 to make the initial transition. Since then, eight more have been added and they are in the beginning phases of this change. List of LC schools – original 12

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Transforming to a CCSD Learning Commons

This infographic provides 10 initial (and free!) steps that local schools can follow to start the transformation. Transforming to a CCSD Learning Commons (Online version, and best viewed in Firefox or Chrome – I also recommend the presentation mode.) JPEG version

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Traditional Library vs. Learning Commons

This infographic depicts the difference between the two models. If you click on it, the online view will appear (best seen in Firefox or Chrome), or you can open the JPEG here.    

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the CCSD Learning Commons Transition

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3-Part Video Series

This video series answers: Why change to a Learning Commons model? What is a Learning Commons? Where are we as a district with the transition? Introduction – Why change? (2:50) Video, “Reimagining Learning in the 21st Century,” The MacArthur Foundation

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Professional Learning: Reimagined!

How do you learn? PL Launch – Introduction (2:39) Method 1 – Face to Face (:42) Method 2 – Blended Learning Course (1:50) Method 3 – Streaming Cobb Video Library (:51) Method 4 – Quest-Based Learning (1:15) PL Launch – Conclusion (1:27)

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Posted in Announcements, Professional Learning

Professional Learning: Coming January 2015!

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