Library Camp Kansas 2011

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend Library Camp Kansas 2011, my first library “unconference” a few weeks in Manhattan, Kansas at the Hale Library on the beautiful campus of Kansas State University.  This innovative and participatory model of learning allows participants to determine the topics for breakout sessions and focuses on conversation […]

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National Listening Day 2009: Creating, Sharing, and Learning Through Conversations

National Day of Listening via kwout As a librarian who subscribes to a philosophy of participatory librarianship, I want to alert you to the 2nd Annual National Listening Day that will be celebrated Friday, November 27, 2009!  What is National Listening Day about? On the day after Thanksgiving, set aside one hour to record a […]

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Creating Conversations with Participatory School Librarianship

Are you interested in creating conversations in your library to facilitate student learning and teacher collaboration?   Do you see your library as more than just a place of information objects?  Do you want your library to be about experiences and not just “stuff” in the library? If so, I would like to invite you to […]

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