Voices of Literacy

Voices of Literacy

An RU 515 Podcast featuring thought leaders from the world of education and librarianship.


November 21, 2023 26 mins

In this episode, Kristin Ziemke joins us to discuss what it means to be literate in the digital age. 

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In this episode, Ben Kort joins us to discuss his maker space. Noteworthy is Ben's use of the maker space as an intervention for vulnerable learners. 

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In this episode, Ken Shelton joins us to discuss the concept of Techquity and the role that libraries play in helping all learners have the same access and opportunity to essential tools for learning.

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In this episode, Franki and I talk about what it means to be "literate" in the digital age and how librarians play an integral role in supporting this work. 

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In this episode, Lucas Maxwell shares how he uses Dungeons and Dragons to create safe, welcoming spaces for learners.

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In this episode, Amy Hermon joins us to discuss her podcast School Librarians United and how she thinks so much good can be done for librarians, kids and the world when we decide to "press record."

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In this episode, Dr. John Spencer joins us to discuss the past, present and future of generative AI and how librarians can harness the power of this technology for good. 

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