#52: Literacy, Libraries and Making with Heather Lister

Teacher-librarian and Senior Fellow for the Foundry Makerspace Heather Lister joins us for a conversation around this month’s Modern Learners Community theme: modern literacy. Heather provides valuable insights on the changing role of libraries as she works to fulfill her mission of “abolishing the stereotype of libraries and librarians.” In this podcast we discuss copyright ideals, how to best help teachers and students understand the nuances of information in the digital age, strategies for discussing “fake news” and evaluating credibility of sources and other media literacy topics, and the connections among making and literacy. A number of resources are referenced including:

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