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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Common core gives librarians a chance to lead - courtesy of Smartbrief


Meta-cognition is key to the inquiry process and is embedded in the Common Core.

The Common Core State Standards are being embraced by many school and public librarians, who say they view the change as an opportunity to reach out to teachers and students. Much of what the common core emphasizes -- learning through inquiry and the use of primary-source documents -- is part of what librarians already do as information specialists. "A common phrase that has been circulating throughout the library world is, 'We are the Common Core.' And that is the truth," said Margaux DelGuidice, a school and public librarian in New York state. Publishers Weekly (2/5)







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