It’s all about critical thinking

On this post, I will be reflecting on misinformation. As I went through the readings, I started to connect them to ‘Fake news’, ‘Critical thinking’ and the ATL skills. As you can see, most of these concepts belong to the IB program, but I should also connect them to the subject TOK. But, what is…

In the end, it’s a matter of balance…

When I was going through the essential readings of the 3rd week, I found interesting topics like protecting data of students and teachers, safety on the internet, your digital identity and the business of data. We all have a role if we are involved in education but also the government in every country. As the…

The challenge of being a creator

Intellectual property is a critical topic nowadays. We are surrounded by information and just pressing ‘enter’, we will be directed to millions of sites trying to solve our doubts. It’s really easy to just take and use whatever comes and finish our work. But,  are we aware of the quality of information, is true or…

Exploring explorers!

For the final project, I have chosen a PYP Unit of inquiry ‘Where we are in place and time’ of grade 2. It’s a unit that I have done before with the teacher Mrs. Suchitra Chettri and we have collaborated in some parts of it.  On this unit, I can focus on research and organization…

Neverending evolution of the school library

“But… a librarian shall be focus on reading, right?” Sometime back, I heard a new administrator expressing his thoughts about the role of the school librarian. I was surprised to hear that from a person with international experience but not everywhere the role and impact of librarians are really appreciated. On my previous post, I was…

Can a school library be a tech hub?

School Libraries, Media Centers and/or learning spaces are different ways to call the library but the purpose is not changing. We guide our school community on their journey through information. In a world overwhelmed by fake information, we need to develop research skills, learn to curate information avoiding fake news, developing critical thinking, as well…

Spark Joy!

  “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”   Rumi All these days I was wondering about the challenge of learning something new for 20 hours. I went through an introspection phase trying to find out what I would like to learn. As I’m totally involved with…

Being a researcher = being a librarian

[youtube]https://youtu.be/8N_Cj3ZS9-A[/youtube] “Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope.” a holographic Princess Leia on Star Wars Technology is around us… I was born in 1970,   I can still see myself playing Atari video games with my brother. Have you ever seen that console?  The games were black & white and you have to insert the…

Yes, I’m a Lurker

I have never seen myself as a Lurker before, but after going through the readings of the first week, I have to admit it. I’m a Luker and I have enjoyed it for many years. I like to be updated on different areas related to school librarianship and IBO so I follow groups, people and…