Learn the benefits associated with the effective usage of large print from the perspectives of students, teachers, librarians, and administrators, including relationships with academic outcomes, as well as a regular print comparison. Whether you are beginning your journey into computer science with no experience or a seasoned educator looking for new activities to bring coding to life in your classroom or school, this edWebinar will provide you with resources you need.
Panelists will examine how librarians can engage their communities, expand their collections, and take advantage of marketing, partnerships, and collaboration opportunities. They also will share how to sustain these programs and practices throughout the school year. SAYL mail is published twice monthly during the school year.
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The purpose of the program is to establish reciprocal borrowing privileges among Alaska libraries. The program allows library patrons with valid library cards from participating libraries to receive borrowing privileges from other libraries participating in the program. The program is voluntary.
provokakreixi.tk: Collaborating to Meet Standards: Teacher/Librarian Partnerships for K-6, 2nd Edition (): Toni Buzzeo: Books. Collaborating to Meet Standards: Teacher/Librarian Partnerships for K by . in today's elementary school curriculum, gives an overview of collaboration efforts.
Click here to view a list of participating libraries. As you know libraries in Alaska have a strong tradition of cooperation, of working together to serve the residents of the state. We have the opportunity to build upon this tradition by offering reciprocal borrowing privileges among as many Alaskan libraries as possible. A reciprocal borrowing program can increase access to our collections at a minimum cost to participating libraries. The committee also work with the State Library in promoting the program. The names of the participating libraries are posted on the Alaska State Library web site.
It is easy to sign up for the Alaska Libraries Reciprocal Borrowing Program by completing the participation form that is available on this web site. Please send the completed form to Patience Frederiksen. Thank you. Download this Information PDF. The Alaska Libraries Reciprocal Borrowing Program allows walk-in patrons with a valid library card from a participating library to check out materials from any other participating library in the state.
This program is available for Alaska residents only. Please consider participating. We need your input to submit an updated set of standards for consideration and adoption by the Alaska Board of Education. Applications are posted on akasl. School library professionals and school or district administrators and educators can influence further research and implementation activities supporting the AASL Standards by participating in community surveys open through May 8.
Your feedback will make a difference! For Alaska Association of School Librarian members: The application period for spring and summer learning opportunities has re-opened. Please apply NOW for funding to attend online or in-person classes and conferences.
Second set of books is available this week. Public libraries in Alaska host summer reading programs which are designed to promote, encourage and support reading. Check with your local public library to learn wat programming will be available over the summer. The Teens Top Ten was recently announced. Check out the announcement video and share it with your teens.
Programs will cover the entire spectrum of topics related to providing services for and with young adults, and the symposium is open to everyone, not just YALSA members. Early bird registration is open through Sept. Members who register for the symposium by Sept. Additional events such as pre-conferences, a Graceland tour, and author luncheon can be added for an extra fee. View the preliminary schedule. Find out more info here. This webinar will focus on creating collaborations between the school library and content teachers in an effort to create lessons and units that foster critical thinking.
Computational thinking is a systematic problem solving process applicable to multiple arenas, including various curricular areas and real life. In this session, learn about the basics of computational thinking, how it applies to school library programs and curriculum, and how it benefits our future ready learners in academia and real life.
Hear from Page Street Kids and Sourcebooks as they chat about an array of YA titles, including spring and summer highlights and forthcoming books! Join TSLAC staffers Liz Philippi and Henry Stokes as they report on all the amazing sessions and things they learned as well as the major themes that emerged and its relevance for schools and libraries. Under the staircase, an old study room, an accessible storage closet … anywhere can become a mini makerspace! The North Riverside Public Library, a small library outside Chicago, was able to cobble together funding using our budget and grants to create mini makerspaces in small nooks around our library.
We will talk about our process, research on materials and space design, and how we solicited valuable feedback from patrons. Led by top practitioners in the field, these free one-hour programs will offer practical insight into the latest technology, with implications for schools and libraries. I did a presentation at TxLA on book trailer toolbox upgrades to help librarians and their patrons have handy tools at their fingertips to explore and use. Students Fall for Misinformation Online. If you have any suggestions or find information errors please direct them to Janet Madsen, Alaska School Library Coordinator at janet.
The process will involve writing and review committees who will work collaboratively online to develop new standards. There will be no face to face meetings and compensation will be in the form of one continuing education credit from UAA. Most of the work will be done over the summer. DEED intends to present the standards to the Alaska Board of Education by winter ; adoption would be finalized by spring See attached application and information sheet for details.
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Reading may seem like an independent activity but for children who are developmentally wired to seek and feed on peer connections, social reading transforms what some kids think of as a chore into something that they enjoy. Connecting learners with books is a gift that lasts a lifetime.
Best practices for technology use with young children birth through age five and their families, as well as how to support early childhood educators in grades K-3 with effective technology strategies. With digital devices becoming more readily available in school settings, the logistics of implementing technology in the classroom as a tool for learning must be examined in order to utilize emerging technology most effectively.
Explore technologies, teaching strategies including no-tech approaches , and curricula that will inspire, excite, and engage the next generation of female scientists and engineers. We strive to create inclusive library collections that reflect a diverse global community. But what happens when members of the school community challenge or attempt to ban such inclusive materials? They will share their experiences with censorship and navigating a graphic novel challenge. While April is School Library month, it is also Poetry month.
Here are some sources:. While it is already April 5 th , you may need some last minute ideas for programs or resources or to support teachers. A repeat from the last newsletter but always a good reminder to check out the advocacy and promotional resources for School Library month.
This year you will find an activity idea page and free materials for website graphics, social media and posters. Try this Scratch project to hear a sample of putting this into practice. Readership, sales of titles from diverse authors are on the rise. Up in the sky, why we need reading heroes.
Get A Copy. A common reference interview between a librarian and a patron aids both parties. Some such questions might include: Who will I vote for, and how will I make my choice? For an academic librarian, school librarians are a crucial ally in facilitating information literate students. Merry, Roger.
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