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  1. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. 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)

  4. Rich Student, Poor Student, & the School Library

      What the PISA Exam Tells Us about Our Value In the ideal picture, schools and their resources, including school libraries, are intended to help level the playing field and make sure all American children are academically successful. In practice, we know ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:49 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. Tips and Tricks to Creating a Google Site

      Presenter:  Brenda Stephens As presenter Brenda Stephens created a Google website this summer, she could have saved many hours of valuable time if someone could have guided her through the process. In this webinar, Brenda will take you step by step thro ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 15:43 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. Screencast Innovations for the 21st Century Learner and Educator

      Screen-Cast-O-Matic (SOM) is a free and easy to use screencast application that has many uses for the classroom teacher and librarian. Screencasts are perfect for recording lectures for online courses, or for students to view prior to seated classes, or ...

    JHABLEY - 02/29/2016 - 11:43 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. PBS LearningMedia™ Launches Blended Literacy Lessons

      The literacy demands on middle school students are unique and often perplexing to their teachers:  “I want to teach science (or social studies, or math)…not reading!”  PBS offers turnkey tools for middle school that support literacy in the content areas ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:47 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. Join the Common Core Conversation

      In a profession of isolation where districts are fortunate to have even one certified librarian in each school, school librarians must create ways to connect with one another, their colleagues, their students, their parents, and even with other educator ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 12:28 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Worlds of Learning with Inanimate Alice

      Transmedia storytelling exemplifies learning in the 21st century and is why Inanimate Alice was recognized as a Best Website for Teaching and Learning by AASL. In this webinar, the digital story of Inanimate Alice guides participants as they explore the ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 15:55 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Making the Most of Professional Learning Communities

      School librarians can and are performing a variety of roles as members of professional learning communities (PLCs). In this webinar the eight roles for school librarians—all encouraged by the AASL program guidelines—are explored: information specialist, ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:53 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)