Learning & Literacies

Hello and Welcome!

My name is Darcy McNee. I am a Learning Commons Teacher/Teacher-Librarian with School District #63, Saanich as well as a Sessional Instructor for the UBC Teacher-Librarian Diploma Program. I am passionate about learning, literacy, technology, curriculum, collaboration and assessment. My mission is to inspire inquiry, creativity, collaboration and discovery. I promote lifelong learning and responsible participation in our diverse and changing world.

I am a Level 1 and Level 2 Google Certified Educator and a Google for Education Certified Trainer.

Our libraries should transition to places to do stuff, not simply places to get stuff. The library will become a laboratory in which community members tinker, build, learn, and communicate. We need to stop being the grocery store or candy store and become the kitchen. We should emphasize hospitality, comfort, convenience and create work environments that invite exploration and creativity both virtually and physically. We want our users (members, students, teachers) to trust us enough to allow us to participate. (Joyce Valenza - From: The NeverEndingSearch).