Communicating across cultures: cultural identity issues and the role of the multicultural, multilingual school library within the school community Dr. Helen Boelens School Library Researcher and Consultant, The Netherlands John M. Cherek Jr. MSc Project Manager, Zorgboerderij “De Kweektuin”, Mijdrecht, The Netherlands Dr. Anthony Tilke Head of Library Services & TOK Teacher, United World College … Continue reading Communicating across cultures
Here is the presentation I gave at the Bangkok Librarian workshare last weekend. Basically my argument is we shouldn't start our conversations on information literacy with the choice of which model we'll employ, but should take a step back to what our philosophy of learning is, and choose an IL philosophy accordingly. This would then … Continue reading Information literacy – Beyond Search and Cite
As the parent of children who are growing up in a bilingual household I am passionate about languages, bilingualism and supporting mother tongue.In February 2013, international Mother Tongue Day I organised a forum for parents to share ideas on mother tongue promotion and maintenance. The following link will take you to a summary of the … Continue reading Events & Initiatives
My favourite video by one of my favourite librarians on how the needs of students and their research has evolved and become something quite spectacular. Something I try to get every parent to watch.