Have you ever wanted students to engage in social activism, but wondered how to get started? Partnering with a community non-profit makes activism authentic and tangible for this grade band. By connecting a community need with a cause they care about deeply, librarians implemented a successful girls’ STEAM summer camp to include community-based social activism. Attendees will leave empowered, with clear steps toward making social activism possible for their students all within a STEAM framework!
School librarians facilitate opportunities to integrate collaborative learning by organizing learner groups for decision making and problem solving.
School librarians demonstrate the importance of personal, social, and intellectual networks by modeling the use of communication tools and resources.
School librarians foster active participation in learning environments by stimulating learners to recognize learning as a social responsibility.