Wednesday, 24 February 2010

The importance of libraries

An interesting article on the importance of "old fashioned books" from

Book smart: Why every primary pupil needs a library

Thursday, 18 February 2010 by Geraldine Brennan

Children who read do better in school yet, amazingly, many primaries have closed their libraries and replaced them with ICT suites

"We are teaching the value of new technology alongside old," says Bakewell. "Of course, we need both, but children need to know what questions to ask about the information put in front of them."

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