Training and Development

Using Technology to Engage the Reluctant Reader

 

Now, more than ever, school librarians are leading creative technology use in K–12, from maker activities and robotics to mobile devices. Led by top practitioners in the field, these one-hour free programs will provide practical takeaway information on these hot topics in ed tech.

Exploring the Engineering is Elementary Website to Enhance Your Engineering Curriculum

 

In this session, presenter Nicole O’Neil will introduce participants to the Engineering is Elementary (EiE) curriculum, the nation’s leading engineering curriculum for grades 1-5 which supports educators and children in developing engineering literacy.

Program in a Box: Hour of Code with Microsoft TouchDevelop

 

Are you interested in starting a coding camp or hosting a coding program at your library?

Come on, it's easy!

Using Social Media for Reader's Advisory

 

Are you always looking for ways to push good reading to patrons? Readers’ advisory is a growing field and technology and social media developments have spurred even more growth. Social media offers creative opportunities and unusual challenges regarding engagement with readers in a virtual world.

Loose Strands and SEL: Using the Choose Your Path Format to Talk about Difficult Decisions

 

Roland Bartholomew Dexter the Third has been told his whole life that the world outside his parents' barbershop is a dangerous place, so he's never been outside. But when he suspects that someone is keeping his family trapped, he and his new friend Becky decide to find out why.

Finding and Training Volunteer Technology Instructors

 

This webinar will provide strategies for recruiting, training and retaining skilled volunteers who can help increase digital literacy skills in small and rural communities.

Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age

 

Looking for ways to show users how to share books and apps more effectively with young readers?
Need ways to help users prepare their children for Common Core “English Language Arts” standards?
Want ideas to help users apply engaging reading techniques across books, apps, movies and other media?

Learning Across the Performance Spectrum - Designing for the Moment of Need

 

Learning across the Performance Spectrum – Designing for the Moment of Need, in which we’ll look at ways that L&D is evolving to meet the needs of learners and how learning professionals can adapt and thrive. In this interactive webinar, we'll:

Bozarthzone! Show Your Work: The New Knowledge Management

 

As training practitioners we spend a great deal of time talking about how people learn and how to help people learn and how to use that learning to help organizations improve. But “learning” often looks like doing, and talking with others about what we’re doing. This is frequently how we learn and how we help others learn.

Classroom Cribs

 

It's time to rethink our learning spaces. The mission of Classroom Cribs is to enhance pedagogy and the learning experience with brain-based classroom designs that students will love. Join this conversation with Erin Klein & Al Juliani to learn tips and tricks on how to create learning spaces centered around research and that work!

Engaging with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy

 

The co-chairs of the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force will identify the ideas underpinning the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, which creates new opportunities for collaboration on campuses around student engagement with the information ecosystem.

Engaging with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy

 

The co-chairs of the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force will identify the ideas underpinning the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, which creates new opportunities for collaboration on campuses around student engagement with the information ecosystem.

What We've Learned: Tips & Tricks for Webinars That Deliver The Goods

 

Staff of the Nebraska Library Commission have either attended, produced, or delivered more than 500 webinars in the past decade and they'd like to encourage others to try out this communications platform. In this episode, NLC staff Christa Burns, Laura Johnson, and Michael Sauers will share many of the lessons they've learned over the years about how to produce, host, and deliver successful webinars.

 

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