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Role as Facilitator

Teachers often play the role of facilitator in the teaching and learning process. In an information inquiry learning environment, good facilitators create opportunities for student thinking.

Characteristics of Facilitators

Facilitating Student Thinking

In the chapter Empowered Learning in Curriculum Connections through the Library edited by Stripling and Hughes-Hassell, Violet H. Harada (2003, p. 50-54) notes that children are natural thinkers, but critical thinking can be fostered by school librarians and teachers working a partners in instructional delivery. Examples include:

eye means readRead Key Word: Facilitator in THE BLUE BOOK by Callison and Preddy, 378-380.

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