Free Webinar on the Learning Commons with Dr. David Loertscher

August 9th, 8pm EST

The New Learning Commons
Guest: Dr. David V. Loertscher
Host: Marie Slim

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How can the Virtual School Learning Commons become the center of Teaching and Learning? With Knowledge Building Centers! Attend this webinar to see how Dr. Loertscher’s Virtual Learning Commons model works with a district in crisis: one Teacher-Librarian for 3 high schools Come and help create answers for this nonsensical reality! Marie Slim (with much gratitude) offers her current situation as guinea pig.

David V. Loertscher has been a school library media specialist in Nevada and Idaho at both the elementary and secondary school levels. He has taught at Purdue University, The University of Arkansas, The University of Oklahoma, and is presently a professor at the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University. He has been a president of the American Association of School Librarians. (from

About Buffy J. Hamilton

I am a writing and Language Arts teacher who loves learning, literacy, stories, learning, dogs, poetry, fabulous shoes, and good lip gloss. I began my career as a high school English teacher in 1992 and then became a high school librarian and 2011 Library Journal Mover and Shaker before returning to the classroom in August 2016.

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