JUNE 11, 2020
BY TINA DAVIS, EDTECH DIGEST
From instructional videos to curated online collections, today’s librarians are forging new pathways to learning and discovery amidst the disruption of a pandemic.
As school districts across the country closed their doors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the race was on to find ways to connect teachers and students with as little disruption to learning as possible. The response by most districts was swift: move teaching and learning online. While getting there brought some pain and frustration, many of today’s education professionals are finding new opportunities as they transition to doing school online. And while much of the focus has been on how teachers will deliver curriculum to students from afar, there’s an essential link connecting them: librarians.