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  1. "Making" Readers: How the Maker Movement Can Impact Literacy

    Thursday, 5/5/2016 3:00 PM (Eastern) 2:00 PM (Central) 1:00 PM (Mountain) 12:00 PM (Pacific) We have all heard how making and makerspaces can encourage STEM learning, but what can they do for literacy? This webinar will address ways that literacy and maki ...

    KFIGLIULO - 02/02/2016 - 12:54 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  2. ELL Practitioners Panel: Innovations in Community Engagement

    On-Demand Free! Originally recorded on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 12:30-1:30 pm CT, this free, hour-long webinar features Patricia Barch with the Schaumburg Township District Library in Schaumburg, Ill. and Carmen Patlan with the Waukegan Public Library ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 07/28/2015 - 16:10 - Online Learning

  3. Health Information 101

    Blended Multiple CEUs Monday, 10/19/2015- Sunday, 11/29/2015 Chats available upon request. Students who complete the required coursework for Health Information 101 will receive 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit!) Registration rates--individual and group--f ...

    AHILL - 09/17/2015 - 17:30 - Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

  4. Introduction to Spatial Literacy and Online Mapping

    Blended Multiple Certificate of Attendance Monday, 11/23/2015- Sunday, 12/13/2015 Register online now! Or, register by mail or fax by downloading the registration form (PDF format.) Course Description Since the emergence of dynamic and easily accessible o ...

    AHILL - 08/18/2015 - 11:43 - Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

  5. Using the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library® Toolkit with Spanish-Speaking Communities

    Join us for an introduction to the 2nd edition of the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library Toolkit for Spanish-speaking Communities.   This kit was developed by ALSC and PLA to assist and empower public library staff to serve Spanish-speaking families ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 12/09/2015 - 17:06 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  6. Partners in Literacy: How Schools and Public Libraries Can Work Together

    The Cuyahoga County Public Library System and its local Parma School System have piloted a rich partnership to help youth literacy. It began with after school programming led by librarians, branched out to a homework center and a collaborative approach to ...

    SHOFMANN - 10/27/2015 - 17:00 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  7. Kindergartners Go to College

    By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches  storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. The Myth of Busy Summers

    Youth librarians serve kids, parents, and advocates all year long By Linda W. Braun When library staff members serving youth tell me how much busier they are when school is out for the summer (and in preparing for students’ vacation time), it makes me a l ...

    bgoldberg - 06/23/2014 - 11:44 - 6 comments - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Knowing What Readers Need

    Done right, Common Core teaches texts, not tests By Ernie Cox The era of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in American education carries both promise and peril. Pundits readily discuss varied perspectives about CCSS in everything from traditional journal ...

    bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Building Blocks for a Diverse Library Collection

    On-Demand Once Today’s teens make up the most diverse generation in our history—are you ready for them?  With challenges including parent complaints, contending with user demand, and maintaining a nuanced and diverse collection, we know that collection bu ...

    NMUNGUIA - 06/17/2015 - 14:13 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

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