Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. Central - We strive to create inclusive library collections that reflect a diverse global community. But what happens when members of the school community challenge or attempt to ban such inclusive materials? In 2018, 38% of reported book challenges took place in schools. Among the challenged works were those in illustrated format, including Persepolis, Drama, This One Summer, Captain Underpants, Bad Kitty, and Bone.
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.