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Ontario "Learning Commons" video

Imagine Our Library Together for Learning

An invitation to educators to imagine the potential of school libraries for advancing learning in the 21st century: a Learning Commons.

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"A Learning Commons is a flexible and responsive approach to helping schools focus on learning collaboratively. It expands the learning experience, taking students and educators into virtual spaces beyond the walls of a school....Within a Learning Commons, new relationships are formed between learners, new technologies are realized and utilized, and both students and educators prepare for the future as they learn new ways to learn... And best of all, as a space traditionally and naturally designed to facilitate people working together, a school's library provides the natural dynamics for developing a Learning Commons."