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  1. Opening the Digital Treasure Trove- EDSITEment!

    Join an exploration of the resources available through EDSITEment, the National Endowment for the Humanities website for K – 12 educators and a Verizon Thinkfinity consortium partner. Discover how EDSITEment opens the best of humanities content to school ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 12:43 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. Understanding by Design (UBD) and Standards for the 21st Century Learner: A Winning Combination for Writing Library Curriculum

    Wondering how to write elementary school library curriculum using the Standards for the 21st Century Learner? Find out how the Bellevue Public Schools in Nebraska developed a K-6 curriculum using McTighe’s and Wiggin’s Understanding by Design model and th ...

    JHABLEY - 02/29/2016 - 12:53 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. iTunes U & You: Digital Content in the School Library

      Explore the largest repository of free content in the world through the lens of the school librarian. Learn how iTunes U has revolutionized the way educators create, share, and engage with students. Participants investigate a variety of collections from ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:04 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. Representation Matters: The School Librarian and LGBTQ Curriculum Inclusion

      Presenter:  Elizabeth Gartley Although the safety and inclusion of LGBTQ students has become a widely discussed topic across the U.S., little has been written about the role of school librarians in supporting LGBTQ students beyond gay and lesbian book l ...

    JHABLEY - 02/29/2016 - 11:27 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. Flip the Library!

      What does the Flipped Classroom model look like in a middle school library and how can a fixed schedule be turned into an opportunity to be innovative and build participatory culture? The presenter shows how students—using Edmodo and other web-based too ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 13:09 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. Triple A: Advanced, Accomplished Advocate

      Why become a National Board Certified school librarian? Presenters answer this and other questions. Participants learn about the National Board process, timelines, local and national resources, tips for writing and videotaping, the computer-based test, ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 12:52 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. Solving for X: Using Technology to Enhance School Librarians’ Collaboration with Math Teachers in the Era of CCSS

      The CCSS for Mathematics (CCSS-M) value inquiry, interdisciplinary connections, and integrating technology—positioning school librarians as critical collaborators for mathematics teachers. However, such collaborations are rare and challenging. By triang ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 12:33 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. Language Arts + Social Studies = Teaching with Resources from the Smithsonian

      Meet with an educator from the National Museum of American History and engage in model classroom activities that integrate reading and American history. Participants also learn about hundreds of online resources available through Smithsonian’s History E ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 12:12 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. A Picture-Book Read-Aloud Curriculum for English Learners in Elementary School

      This program introduces a curriculum for teaching English/Spanish cognates through picture-book read-alouds. English/Spanish cognates are words in English and Spanish that share the same etymology. A cognate vocabulary may enrich the lexicons of ELLs if ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:48 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Playing the Core: Tabletop Games and Design for Student Growth and Learning

      Presenters lead an interactive workshop that explores the role that tabletop games and game design play in supporting today's educational needs. Current gaming resources are explored, along with the best methods to create successful and meaningful ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:52 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)