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David V. Loertscher, Carol Koechlin, and Sandi Zwaan ISBN-13: 9781933170671 150 pages • 8½ x 11 Year Published: 2011 Originally published in 2008, the first edition of this book proposed a complete rethinking of the school library and computer lab in a 21st century school. After four years, the concepts of the Learning Commons have gained moment...


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David V. Loertscher, Carol Koechlin, and Esther Rosenfeld ISBN-13: 9781933170701 137 pages • 8½ x 11  2012 This book is a companion to and an extension of, The New Learning Commons Where Learners Win, published in 2011. In that volume, we presented the idea that the school library and computer lab be merged into a single entity in the school, an...


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