Training and Development

Creating a Blended Learning Space in Your Library

 

 

As Blended Learning environments become more commonplace in school classrooms, school librarians are taking on the look as well. What strategies and methods can be utilized to create that personalized learning space?

Learning about how Nebraska's Blended Learning Initiative can be part of your library.

Introducing Learning Circles: Online Learning, Offline

  

In this webinar, hear how to facilitate study groups, or Learning Circles, for people who want to take online courses together, in-person.

Learning Circles offer a solution to the isolation of online learning by creating study groups for learners who want to take their online courses together, in-person.

Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: 7 Projects to Get Students Storyboarding

 

Bring the power of digital storytelling to your classroom with Storyboard That!

This presentation will cover 7 different project ideas to utilize storyboards and graphic organizers for ELA, History, and Foreign Language classes. Presenters Jane Lofton and Shannon Miller will focus on proven techniques that get students excited to create and present their work!

Personalized Learning with Gooru

 

Educators are using Gooru, an AASL Best Website for Teaching & Learning, in their classrooms to personalize learning and help students reach their full potential. It is our mission to honor the human right to education by making high-quality educational resources free and accessible. We want teachers and students everywhere to have access to content that supports deep and meaningful learning experiences.

Engaging Students and Staff with Digital Content

 

Learn how eBooks and other digital content formats are helping school librarians deliver enhanced educational and recreational reading opportunities to students and educators. We’ll share best practices and real-life examples from K-12 librarians who’ve lead successful digital shifts and more deeply engaged their school communities in reading.

Supervisor Success: Development Programs That Work

 

This online symposium is offered in collaboration with ALA's Learning Round Table and will focus on the development of supervisors in libraries.

Reading on Mobile Devices: Challenges and Opportunities

 

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.

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?

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