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  1. Online Day of Diversity Forum

    To continue the conversation started at the Day of Diversity: Dialogue and Action in Children’s Literature and Library Programming event at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the ALSC Board of Directors and ALSC President Ellen Riordan hosted an online Day o ...

    DBOSTROM - 02/27/2015 - 11:02 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  2. Seeing the World through a Different Lens: International Films for Youth

    Webinar participants will learn to identify sources to locate, review and access international films for youth. We will discuss specific films that depict themes including: socio-economic conflicts, gender identity, cultural heritage, family relationships ...

    JNAJDUCH - 03/11/2013 - 11:06 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  3. ALSC Core Competencies: Serving Children with Distinction and Commitment

    Children deserve the best in everything, and library service is no different. But what does superior library service to children look like? The ALSC Core Competencies identify the skills, orientations and understandings that children can expect of the ded ...

    JNAJDUCH - 01/25/2013 - 16:39 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  4. The Fine Art of Children’s Book Illustration

    This presentation focuses on the 10 principles for illustrating a great picture book.  Following each principle there will be illustrations of images from children’s books to illuminate the principle.  The artists featured include David Wiesner – winner o ...

    JNAJDUCH - 04/02/2012 - 12:54 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  5. Reading Instruction and Children's Books

    Although children’s librarians think learning to read is about books, teachers use buzz-words such as lexile, phonics and word walls.  Parents and students are often seeking grade appropriate reading materials.  Several methods are used to determine grade ...

    admin - 03/04/2014 - 16:18 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  6. Making Every Day a Día Day: Incorporating Día into Current Youth Programming

    An effective way to really make Día (El día de los niños/El día de los libros--Children's Day/Book Day) a part of library programming throughout the year is to introduce multicultural literature and bilingual literacy into any and all programs and ev ...

    admin - 01/13/2014 - 08:57 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  7. Out of this World Youth Programming

    Youth Service Librarians want to provide programs that fit all age levels but often don’t know where to start, what types of crafts to do with each age level or how to determine what is age-appropriate. Some children’s librarians feel burned out and want ...

    admin - 09/12/2013 - 14:11 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  8. Series Programming for the Elementary School Age

    Children love series books. Lots of libraries have one-shot series parties or events. This course expands on the one-shot idea and provides the tools necessary to establish series clubs at the library so that more children will read and use the library mo ...

    admin - 05/17/2013 - 15:02 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  9. Connecting with Tween Readers

    Marketers and publishers define tweens as children who range in age from 8 to 14. For the purposes of this course, tweens are 10-12 year olds, children who are in the double-digit club but not yet teens. This course will examine the characteristics that m ...

    admin - 05/17/2013 - 14:57 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  10. Storytelling 2.0

    Bridging the digital divide is very prominent in education as more and more schools turn to e-books and web 2.0 technologies. This expands far beyond the classroom, spilling over into library services as well. This webinar explores how digital resources a ...

    admin - 07/05/2012 - 14:21 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)