American Assn. of School Librarians

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This session focuses on the need for school librarians to actively resist the practice of re-organizing school library print collections by reading level, in order to enable students to meet the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. The presenters, from the BC Teacher-Librarians Association and the Washington Library Media Association, have made principled stands for students freedom to read. Tools, resources, and examples are shared.
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This presentation addresses ongoing Internet safety issues affecting children, such as sexting and cyberbullying. Due to the widespread availability of the Internet and mobile technology, the sky-high hormone levels of young people, and the difficulty that they can have understanding the consequences of their decisions, sexting and cyberbullying incidents are occurring among tweens and teens all over the U.S. Media stories and statistics are used throughout the webinar to illustrate these behaviors.
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. Central - Did you miss ALA Annual? Didn't make it to the big reveal of AASL Best Websites or the Exploring Best Websites Session? Don't worry we've got you covered! Join Heather Moorefield-Lang for a dive into this year's American Association of School Librarians' Best Websites for Teaching and Learning recipients. Delve into websites that fall into categories like digital storytelling, social media and communication, media sharing, and much more. A fast-paced, highly informative session about new and exciting online tools and resources.
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eCOLLAB | Your eLearning Laboratory is a repository of webcasts, podcasts, and resources from AASL professional development events. With the addition of recorded sessions from the AASL 16th National Conference & Exhibition, eCOLLAB offers over 200 webcasts and podcasts for on-demand learning. eCOLLAB also contains a read-only version of the latest issue of AASL’s print journal, Knowledge Quest, which is available for view before the issue mails.
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The Interview is the middle section in a three-step process that leads to a job offer. Discover how to manage each step and you will ace the interview and most likely get the job you want. Learn how to stand out from the crowd and make your interview one that the administrators remember.
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Internet safety: Too much information and not enough time? This session will provide a K-8 Internet safety curriculum with sample lessons and resources that will enable you to create a tailor-made curriculum for your school or district. Tips for successful Internet safety parent nights and staff presentations will also be shared.
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. Central - Pairing science and nature-themed books with hands-on science and outdoor activities can provide educators with fun and easy ways to engage curious learners in school-day enrichment activities, in afterschool programs, and in family/school programs. This webinar will introduce librarians to freely available lessons as well as multimedia resources related to birds and nature that are designed to help build learners’ Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) skills and content knowledge.
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Learn how to develop a culture of readers in a secondary education setting by infusing literacy initiatives through collaboration with classroom teachers, administrators, and school librarians. Participants will learn how one school district promotes literacy through free reading initiatives, classroom instruction and the school library with the goals of students to begin to see themselves as readers and to recognize reading as a lifelong learning skill.
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Laura Fleming, Library Media Specialist at New Milford High School, and buncee team member Francesca Arturi will guide you through all the creative possibilities of buncee for your library! See how buncee is being used by students and teachers in all kinds of classrooms, libraries, and homes. Follow along as they share great creation ideas and show you how to use the Buncee for EDU iPad app and edu.buncee.com’s simple drag and drop canvas.
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Motion Math makes delightful, visual, and exploratory games to build fluency and conceptual understanding for the toughest elementary math concepts. The Motion Math organization was founded at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, has over 3.8 million downloads, and its games have been proven to improve student attitudes and mastery. Why games? Games provide a safe structure for students to experiment, they provide meaningful context for ideas, and of course, they engage students!

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