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  1. Picturing America Programs for Children

    Join Wendy Lukehart, Youth Collections Coordinator at the District of Columbia Public Library and fellow recipients of the Picturing America collection, to learn more about how the DCPL staff has conducted successful Picturing America programs for childre ...

    brussell3 - 03/13/2014 - 15:24 - Online Learning

  2. BYOL: Bring Your Own Lessons into the 21st Century!

    Do your best units need to be rebooted with 21st century skills? Is inquiry an integrated part of your instructional plan? Want to share your quality lesson plan with other school librarians? Learn about AASL’s Best Websites for Teaching & Learning an ...

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

  3. Common Core: Moving from Complex to Calm, Cool, and Collected

    The Common Core is asking teachers to move from rote and recall to rigor and relevance, and the librarian can play a vital role in this paradigm shift. This three module course on the common core, will help librarians understand how they play a vital role ...

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

  4. 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)

  5. 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)

  6. Making a Place, Making a Case for Read-Alouds: A Powerful Teaching Tool for Literacy

    When is a read-aloud more than a great story? When it also ties in critical thinking skills. In this 4-week e-course, participants will learn how to infuse literacy skills while continuing to share the passion and power of a great read-aloud. The culminat ...

    admin - 04/17/2014 - 09:08 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Infusing Literacy Skills into the Inquiry Process

    Inquiry and literacy – are they one and the same or complementary processes?  Participants explore different inquiry models and how literacy can be instilled throughout. Course Objectives Understanding the purpose of an inquiry model. Evaluate inquiry mod ...

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

  8. 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)

  9. Flipping the Switch: Everyday Advocacy for Your School Library Program

      It's not enough to have a great program that meets the needs of your students and staff, you need to "Flip the Switch" for advocacy. Take the time to build your personal advocacy plan to have needed support by the decision makers who affe ...

    JHABLEY - 07/07/2014 - 10:25 - 2 comments - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Changing Lives through Informal Learning

      The dominant view is that school library programs will cease to exist if their impact on test scores is not demonstrated. But does that imply our job of impacting student learning is restricted to these outcomes? Does it mean we cannot (and should not) ...

    JHABLEY - 07/07/2014 - 10:25 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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