Standards at Your Fingertips: Using the AASL Standards Mobile App in Your Building-Level Practice (AASL)
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. Central - The AASL Standards Mobile App is a powerful tool allowing you to have the National School Library Standards at your fingertips. The app allows you to search the standards framework and to take and share notes. During this session, five school librarians will share how they use the AASL Standards Mobile App in their building-level practice for creating or aligning lessons, collaborating with teachers and other librarians, putting together professional development, and more!
The Power of Manga, Comics, & Graphic Novels through the Lens of the AASL Standards Frameworks for Learners (AASL)
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. Central - Using the lens of the AASL Standards Frameworks for Learners, we will examine the role of manga, comics, and graphic novels to promote literacy and learning. Participants will not only learn about the power of these genres but they will also be exposed to the language of the AASL Shared Foundations.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. Central -
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. Central - Comics are increasingly taught in schools, and included in academic libraries, and school librarianship presents its own unique challenges and requirements. In this discussion teachers, creators, book distributors, and library experts will offer details on where to find quality reviews, collection development assistance, programming tools and ideas, and more!
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. Central - This webinar will focus on creating collaborations between the school library and content teachers in an effort to create lessons and units that foster critical thinking. Layering standards from content areas with 21st century standards from AASL, ISTE and Future Ready librarianship creates in depth and substantial lessons for critical thinking and growth.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. Central - Computational thinking is a systematic problem solving process applicable to multiple arenas, including various curricular areas and real life. In this session, learn about the basics of computational thinking, how it applies to school library programs and curriculum, and how it benefits our future ready learners in academia and real life.