AUS’s Dr. Christie Kaaland Weighs In On Librarians, Learning, and Tech

Dr. Christie Kaaland, Core Faculty at Antioch University Seattle and Associate Editor for Teacher Librarian: The Journal for School Library Professionals, was quoted in a recent NBC article on technology and libraries. Modern technology has evolved the way children and teens interact with words and books, and it’s important to incorporate different methods of teaching, modern and traditional, into their education:

In a profession most readily associated with the printed word, school librarians have embraced what may seem like an unlikely tool.

Librarians in public schools across the country are mixing new technologies like iPads and the internet with old to teach their students fundamental skills, while also preparing them for the digital age. But their progress is threatened by a familiar problem in education: funding.

Read the rest of the article and learn what five expert librarians, including AUS’s Dr. Kaaland, have to say about mixing technologies and what schools need to help their libraries and students succeed.

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