TITLE

Libraries Vital to Informed Communities

AUTHOR(S)
Barack, Lauren
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
School Library Journal;Dec2009, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the importance in a democratic society of providing students without online access at home with digital and media skills at schools. Studies have shown that students with Internet access perform better in school. It has also been found that when teachers marginalize the new technologies, students often find the classes to be boring. Grants from the John S. and John L. Knight Foundation to schools and libraries for such technology are described.
ACCESSION #
45722145

 

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