AASL Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2017

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. Central

Did you miss ALA Annual? Didn't make it to the big reveal of AASL Best Websites or the Exploring Best Websites Session? Don't worry we've got you covered! Join Heather Moorefield-Lang for a dive into this year's American Association of School Librarians' Best Websites for Teaching & Learning recipients. Delve into websites that fall into categories like digital storytelling, social media and communication, media sharing, and much more. A fast-paced, highly informative session about new and exciting online tools and resources. This session will definitely leave you with ideas for the new school year. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Participants will engage with selected websites that support inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.
  2. Participants will familiarize themselves with ideas for classroom and library integration of the AASL Best Websites for Teaching & Learning.  

  3. Participants will investigate the characteristics of each website, in order to select the best online tool for future technology-integration projects/lessons.

Who Should Attend

School library professionals and those interested in the topic.


Heather Moorefield-Lang is an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina in the School of Library and Information Science. She received her masters in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her doctorate in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research is focused in emerging technologies and their use in education and libraries. Her current research focuses on makerspaces and their subsequent technologies in libraries of all types and levels. She is a member of ALA and AASL and serves on and in a myriad of roles. To learn more about Heather and her work, see her website www.techfifteen.com or follow her on Twitter @actinginthelib.




Attendance during the live webinar is free and open to all. A seat in the webinar is reserved for the first 100 logins.

Access to the webinar archive is available to AASL members and AASL eCOLLAB subscribers.

How to Register

Register via AdobeConnect. At the time of the webinar, log in via the event login page.

Tech Requirements

Internet connection and web browser.


A certificate of participation will be provided to attendees of the live webinar by request. To request a certificate of participation after the webinar, please email Jennifer Habley. email icon Certificates will be sent as PDFs via email within one week of the webinar.


Jennifer Habley email icon
AASL Manager, Web Communications