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  1. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. Get Thinking! Making the Most of Your Library Time

      See How to Challenge and Engage Learners, Expect More, and Support Academic Achievement This generation will grow up and run the world, so let's get them thinking! The educational paradigm is shifting requiring us to move from rote and recall to ri ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 15:39 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. 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)

  5. 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)

  6. Challenge Your Four Walls with a Twitter PLN

      Use of social-networking tools like Twitter can expand a PLN beyond a single school or district. Participants learn how to create an account and to develop and manage a network of colleagues and contacts. The presenters demystify terminology, demonstrat ...

    admin - 03/31/2016 - 12:15 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. 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)

  8. Mentoring: A Win-Win Collaboration

      Can mentoring improve library programs and student learning? Yes! In this session of interest to new librarians seeking advice and to administrators thinking of establishing a mentoring program, members of the AASL Retiree SIG present current mentoring ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 13:08 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Using Data to Improve Your School Library Program

      Participants use state and national data to assess local library programs by analyzing national data sets, relating them to local library programs, and using benchmarks to identify best practices and trends. Ways to use data to advocate for school libra ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 12:55 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Using Wordle for Survey Analysis

      Often researchers ask open-ended questions in surveys and, as a result, can receive valuable feedback from constituents about the library program. The challenge can be identifying and organizing the themes and threads if the comment set is large. If tho ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 12:57 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)