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.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. Central - Living in a Post-Truth world can be tough, especially for anyone consuming news and information online. This webinar will frame the issue of "Fake News" in a manageable way, and provide you with tips, tricks, and tools you can use immediately, both in and out of the classroom. In a neutral & non-partisan manner, presenter Kelsey Bogan will explore the "Fake News" Problem; from defining the term "Fake News," to its real world impact, and including several practical strategies for dealing with it.
Moving Diversity Forward: Using Embedded Diversity Practices to Enhance Learning Opportunities for Youth (AASL)
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. Central - This session will introduce participants to best practices for implementing multicultural literature into curriculums. The goal of the session is to engage participants in a meaningful, reflective discussion about the importance of diversity and inclusion as a strategic imperative for creating a sense of equality for all students.