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  1. New to the Children’s Library

    Regardless of whether your first library job is in a public library or a school, your first few weeks will bring new opportunities and challenges that no one ever told you about in library school.  We learned the hard way. We’ll tell you about it, so that ...

    DRUDE - 03/26/2014 - 14:38 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  2. What's After Storytime: Programming for Children and Tweens With Autism

    Many libraries are now offering preschool storytimes adapted to meet the needs of young children with autism, but fewer libraries have programs for elementary and middle school age children with this disability. With the autism incidence presently at 1 in ...

    DRUDE - 03/04/2014 - 15:08 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  3. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Programs Made Easy

    Our children are lagging behind in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  Schools have begun to concentrate on providing better education in these areas and now libraries are being asked to provide the same.  Learn how to provide ...

    JNAJDUCH - 04/17/2014 - 10:13 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  4. Getting to the Core: Librarians and Common Core State Standards

    The common core state standards (CCSS) bring three key shifts to English language arts/literacy (ELA) curricula: regular practice with complex text and its academic language; reading, writing and speaking grounded in evidence from text, both literary and ...

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

  5. Summer Science @your Library

    With a “Fizz, Boom, READ!” theme for the 2014 Collaborative Summer Reading Program and a steady rise in school STEM programs, now is the pefect time to increase summer science activities in public libraries. Learn how one library has expanded a traditiona ...

    JNAJDUCH - 03/06/2014 - 15:26 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  6. From 0 to 60: Implement eBooks in Your Library Program in 4 Weeks

    Navigating the world of eBooks has been a difficult but rewarding journey for the North East Independent School District. There are many eBook vendors looking to provide content to school libraries, but how do you know which one is best for you? This cour ...

    JHABLEY - 04/17/2014 - 09:09 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. Design for Understanding Meets the 21st Century School Librarian

    The course is designed to introduce participants to the Understanding by Design Curriculum framework. Known as the Backward Design model, this framework is unique in that it begins with the end in mind. Rather than planning from an activity-centered focus ...

    JHABLEY - 04/17/2014 - 09:05 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. Integrating New Technologies into Your Collections

    Are you looking for practical ways to integrate new technologies into your collections? Are you wondering how to balance your physical and digital holdings to maximize your offerings to your users, successfully engage them, and meet their needs? We will e ...

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

  9. The Path to Collaboration: Making It Happen

    This course is designed to help school librarians identify and analyze the factors that contribute to successful collaboration with teachers. Topics covered include: the culture of the school, the role of the school librarian, qualities of successful lead ...

    admin - 04/17/2014 - 09:07 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Who Are We?: An Award-winning Humanities Program Model for School Libraries

    Francis Feeley, school librarian at the Inter-American Magnet School, Chicago, and winner of the 2012 Sara Jaffarian Award, will present his winning model for humanities programming in the school library. The program, titled “Who Are We?,” challenged seve ...

    AHANSHAW - 03/13/2014 - 12:15 - Online Learning

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