Gaming in School Libraries? Yes!

Thinking about how gaming might fit in your school library? How it can help engage students and support curriculum?

Then check out this post on Why Games Belong in Libraries from Brian Mayer’s The Library Gamer blog. Brian is with the Genesee Valley BOCES SLS, where he and Chris Harris have developed guides that link board games to the NYS and AASL learning standards.

And also take a look at Justin Ashworth’s posts on on his School LibraryLand blog about the OCM BOCES SLS project to offer Nintento Wii’s to school libraries, including:

This is just the tip of the iceberg! Explore the links on these sites for more resources on gaming in libraries.

And for those of you here in New York State, notice these are from your fellow NYS school library folks. Yay!