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NOVEMBER 17, 2020

Librarians Leading the Way with Innovation, Support During COVID-19

BY CHRIS BURT, DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION


Shannon McClintock Miller shares how this empowered group of school leaders is making a difference with students and teachers, along with some of the tools they are using.

“Time to shine.”

Those words have been part of titles in Shannon McClintock Miller’s speeches and they certainly echo the magnitude of this moment for librarians across the country.

Whether providing resources to students, backing teachers or pushing the bounds of innovation, this cadre of essential but often underappreciated stars has been called on to deliver increasing levels of support in K-12 schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

With a mission to serve children first, librarians have helped develop plans and brought in engaging new tools for learning that have been invaluable assets during remote learning. When a tired teacher has needed a break, they’ve been there in relief roles – as Miller has done with augmented reality lessons and bringing robots into classrooms.

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