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  1. Information Literacy

        Barbara Jansen at the AASL 2012 Fall Forum Barbara shares practices that she has used to promote a participatory school library program. She also shares strategies that start conversations with teachers about using new media tools and resources in rig ...

    JHABLEY - 04/24/2014 - 16:49 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. Through Their Eyes

    Usability testing to create better user experiences By Meredith Farkas Whatever issues I may have had with an unnamed discovery tool as a librarian, I always believed that it was an easier tool for students to use than our OPAC. And then I met Steve (not ...

    bgoldberg - 07/07/2014 - 16:24 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Rolling the Dice

    Who are we, and who are we becoming? By Joseph Janes As I write this, I’m preparing for my annual trip with a couple of dear friends to Las Vegas. This is more nice meal/Cirque du Soleil than bottle service/strip show; we’re the dignified types—though one ...

    ssinharoy - 06/24/2014 - 10:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. More than Words

    Tips for effective instruction with screencasting By Meredith Farkas Five years ago, I wrote about the value of screencasting software—software that films the action on your computer’s desktop—to create instructional videos on how to use the library and i ...

    bgoldberg - 05/27/2014 - 16:17 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Instruction Section newsletter Archive

      This page links to the newsletters as they were when they were first distributed. The links and information will not be updated. Please note that electronic versions of the Instruction Section Newsletter replaced the print versions starting with the Fal ...

    admin - 05/06/2014 - 14:19 - Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

  6. PRIMO; Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online

    PRIMO, a committee of the ACRL Instruction Section, promotes and shares peer-reviewed instructional materials created by librarians to teach people about discovering, accessing and evaluating information in networked environments. The PRIMO Committee hope ...

    admin - 04/03/2014 - 09:01 - Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

  7. You're Doing it Wrong: Ten Rules to Break to Create Awesome Tutorials

    Live Webcast   September 16, 2014 11 a.m. Pacific | 12:00 p.m. Mountain | 1:00 p.m. Central | 2:00 p.m. Eastern 90 minutes Description: Did you learn that your tutorials should open with a list of objectives? Or perhaps, you learned that you need to have  ...

    MCONAHAN - 05/19/2014 - 10:52 - Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

  8. Researching Banned and Challenged Books

    Student projects researching the reasons why a particular book has been challenged or banned are common writing assignments in both language arts and social studies classes. This page provides a guide to  some of the best sources for these assignments.  M ...

    karenmuller - 05/07/2014 - 15:54 - Professional Tools

  9. Revitalizing Research—GO! Ask, Act, Achieve

      Cultivating college-ready research skills in students and meeting the CCSS can be challenging for educators. Likewise, most students find big research projects daunting. GO! Ask, Act, Achieve—INFOhio's new CCSS-aligned website—guides middle and hig ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:29 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. CCSS Crusaders: Empowering Educators to Teach Research in Lower Grades

      This session is perfect for school librarians who are looking for ways to increase their knowledge of research, technology, and the CCSS. Partcipants learn ways to get students excited about using the research process, synthesizing their learning and sh ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:28 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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