School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come

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This important book is a crowdsourced collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors. Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton, this publication includes chapters on The Future of Learners and The Future of Who and When We Teach.  My contribution on transmedia storytelling is found in Chapter Three, which also includes a fantastic piece written by Howard Rheingold.

My piece begins:

Truly pivotal moments in teaching come along when you least expect them, and in hindsight you realize that those transformational moments will forever shape who you are as an educator….

The entire publication is available for download on Smashwords and is also available for online reading here.   This book is a must read for anyone interested in the future of libraries as we experience the shift from print to digital.