Thuresday, September 20, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. Central - Take a whirlwind tour of the newly named Best Apps! Members of the committee will introduce each app and highlight key features. The presenters will also share ideas for using some of the apps in an educational context.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. Central - As makerspaces continue to grow in popularity in library settings are we as librarians ensuring accessibility for all students and library patrons? Do we look at our spaces, activities, outcomes and consider inclusion of all students? Join Heather Moorefield-Lang for a rich discussion in makerspaces, accessibility, and inclusion.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. Central - Join members of the 2018 AASL Emerging Leaders team as they discuss AASL's new Resource Guide Defending Intellectual Freedom: LGBTQ+ Materials in School Libraries. In addition to unpacking the guide and connected resources and activities, Rachel Altobelli, Juan Rivera, and Julie Stivers will discuss proactive steps school librarians can take to build and safeguard LGBTQ+-inclusive collections, instruction, and spaces.
Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. Central - The important work of libraries is not exclusive to the United States. Literacy heroes all around the world are promoting global literacy, and many of them are advancing literacy in impoverished and neglected communities by creating libraries. Their stories offer a powerful learning opportunity for your students.