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The mission of librarians is to improve society through facilitating knowledge creation in their communities. Serve, lead, innovate. Dave Lankes

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. Alvin Toffler:

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. Alvin Toffler

When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself. Isaac Asimov :

When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself. Isaac Asimov

If America can increase funding for libraries and librarians, I can only think that America has found one important way to rebuild itself. Stephen Krashen:

If America can increase funding for libraries and librarians, I can only think that America has found one important way to rebuild itself. Stephen Krashen

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There isn’t a part of the library that isn’t about learning. Learning is a collaborative conversation. David Lankes

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If you place a frog in a pot of boiling water, the frog will quickly react and jump out. But, if you place a frog in a pot of cold water and slowly heat it up,you will eventually wind up with boiled frog. Replace “frog” with “school library programs,”and that’s what I think has happened. Mike Eisenberg

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If you give a person a fish, you feed them for a day. If you teach a person how to fish, you feed them for a lifetime. BUT...if you help a person learn how to find and use information about fishing, they can teach themselves how to fish – or to do anything else they want to in life. Mike Eisenberg

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The school library is the school’s physical and virtual learning commons where inquiry, thinking, imagination, discovery, and creativity are central to students’ information-to-knowledge journey, and to their personal, social and cultural growth. Ross Todd

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Think iCentre: it’s time to rethink, rebuild,and rebrand. Lyn Hay

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School libraries as functional, flexible, and responsive learning laboratories, a dynamic and unique place individualized and customized attention at the point of need. Lyn Hay

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I declare 2011 as the year for teacher librarians, for librarians across the board, to be fierce. To be fierce and to make this the year we own power, clearly define our roles, design our future. You can’t be fierce in a holiday sweater. Joyce Valenza

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I declare 2011 as the year for teacher librarians, for librarians across the board, to be fierce. To be fierce and to make this the year we own power, clearly define our roles, design our future. You can’t be fierce in a holiday sweater. Joyce Valenza

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It’s not information overload. It’s filter failure. Clay Shirky

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A Wikipedia article is a process, not a product. Clay Shirky

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If you can’t state your position in eight words, you don’t have a position. Seth Godin

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Change almost never fails because it's too early. It almost always fails because it's too late. Seth Godin

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It's clearly more fun to make the rules than to follow them. Seth Godin

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Reject the tyranny of picked. Pick yourself. Seth Godin (Poke the Box)

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Just as we would not traditionally assume that someone is literate if they can read but not write, we should not assume that someone possesses media literacy if they can consume but cannot express themselves. Henry Jenkins

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Participatory culture shifts the focus of literacy from one of individual expression to community involvement. Henry Jenkins

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Build an ecosystem: The presence of a community that complements a cause fosters endurance. [I]ts hard to build an ecosystem around mundane and mediocre crap, no matter how hard you try. Guy Kawasaki

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People who underpromise and overdeliever are more enchanting. Guy Kawasaki

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Warrior scholars are young people with high academic skills and who are secure and empowered by their identity as Maori or Pasifika, with a kete filled with the tools needed to challenge inequity where ever they find it. Dr Anne Milne

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The vibe of the best Brooklyn coffee shop combined with a passionate raconteur of information? There are one thousand things that could be done in a place like this, all built around one mission: take the world of data, combine it with the people in this community and create value. Seth Godin

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We need librarians more than we ever did. What we don't need are mere clerks who guard dead paper. Librarians are too important to be a dwindling voice in our culture. For the right librarian, this is the chance of a lifetime. Seth Godin

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I define enchantment as the process of delighting people with a product, service, organization, or idea. The outcome of enchantment is is voluntary and long-lasting support that is mutually beneficial. Guy Kawasaki

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The job isn’t to catch up to the status quo; the job is to invent the status quo. Seth Godin.

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Lead fiercely from the Center ! You don’t need to be principal to lead your building.  You don’t need to be president to lead your state organization.  Build your tribe and lead from the library information/media center or your network. Joyce Valenza

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Access to the new tools for learning is an Intellectual Freedom issue .  You’d fight like hell if folks threatened to challenge the books on your shelves.  All students deserve equitable access to the tools of their time for learning and creating.  This is a librarian’s banner to wave.  Let’s wave it fiercely. Joyce Valenza

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This is the best time in the history of time to be a teacher-librarian. Joyce Valenza

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What box? There is no box. Joyce’s airport friend

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