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  1. MOOCs and the Public Library: An Opportunity

    Join presenter Dorothy Pawlowski as she discusses opportunities for public libraries to promote lifelong learning by becoming meet-up destinations for MOOCs. The webinar is based on the experience of the Ridgefield (Connecticut) Library which hosted a ten ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/20/2014 - 12:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Project Connect Leadership Panel

      In this dynamic panel discussion, four prestigious members of the Project Connect team share their views on the future of the library, its integration with the classroom, and the role of the librarian as a driver of Common Core State Standards curriculu ...

    JHABLEY - 03/27/2014 - 15:01 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. 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 - 03/26/2014 - 15:32 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. Letting Go: Challenging Students to Achieve through Inquiry

      The presenters invite school librarians to join them as they discuss a learning plan inspired by inquiry, the CCSS, and Kuhlthau's Information Search Process; the plan gives students control over their learning through self-created activities and a ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:31 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. Graphic Novels, Comics, and CCSS: Using Graphic Novels across the Elementary Curriculum

      The graphic novel is an increasingly popular format for today's learners. This session presents the hottest graphic novels for grades K–5, along with the research supporting graphic novels’ use in classrooms and reading instruction. Strategies and ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:31 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. iLibrarians Teach iStudents to Manage Their Internal and External Information Worlds

      According to Miller's Law, humans can keep between 5 and 9 sequenced things in mind at a time. Available information expands exponentially, but human brains do not. By externalizing information, getting it out of their heads and into explicit form, ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:31 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. AASL 2013 Best Apps for Teaching and Learning

      The integration of mobile technology into everyday life is rapidly changing the way people function and work in the world. Ultimately, this transformation is creating a dramatically larger digital divide. Educators must seize this moment as an opportuni ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:30 - 1 comment - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. 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 - 03/26/2014 - 15:31 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Everybody Has a Laptop, So Why Do We Need a School Librarian?

      The presenters, fearing they might become an endangered species when their school implemented a 1:1 laptop initiative, looked for new ways to remain integral to the academic program. Collaboration with teachers and professional development would be even ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:26 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Extending Your Library Program beyond the Book Stacks

      Can school librarians extend their programs into other classrooms and after-school hours? Yes! Participants learn how to extend the impact of their library programs beyond their libraries’ walls and the school day.   Presenter(s):  Kristina Holzwiess, S ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:24 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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