Libraries Play A Central Role in Connected Learning | The Digital Shift

I attended The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries last week and it was great. This article addressed many of the larger themes discussed during the day long online event and I left feeling inspired and motivated.

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The Internet offers today’s youth unprecedented opportunities to connect with peers and seek knowledge in almost any area of interest—and libraries are uniquely positioned to play a central role in this learning, according to Mimi Ito, professor and cultural anthropologist at the University of California, Irvine, and principal investigator for Connected Learning, a new education model funded by the MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning Initiative.

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