Opinion

The vital work of teacher librarians in the digital age

By Olivia Neilson
May 17 2018 - 2:00pm

Fourteen-year old Tom has his own laptop for school and a smartphone. He has a social media account that he often uses. Tom has trouble focusing on his assignments, which now come thick and fast. He searches for information but is overwhelmed by the amount of it, gets frustrated when he can’t Google the answer to the teacher’s question and is unable to synthesize content.

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