Learning Environment

Culturally Relevant and Responsive School Library Learning Commons
"As librarians and teachers we strive for inclusivity. All students deserve to see their own family lives and experiences reflected back to them in high quality library books. Students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) deserve to have picture books that speak to their realities as well. " Michelle Brown
"I wonder if the real value of the library learning commons and those of us charged with its care, is the potential to empower learners to identify and deal with issues of equity and social justice." Jennifer Brown

"One of the first changes I made to my library was to remove the computer lab and open up tables and provide work spaces for students...."
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