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Wednesday, June 14

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    I am continuously in the process of revising all my workshop and presentation materials. If you've attended one of my sessions and cannot find the support materials here, let me know and I will get it to you.
    Thanks, Doug
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    conference, November 2-3,3-4, 2017, Doha,
    The librarian and the technology integrationist: creating a dynamic duo
    Workshops and presentations
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    The librarian and the technology integrationist: creating a dynamic duo
    What are the mutual roles of the school librarian and the building technology integration specialist? For buildings that have both positions, the lines of responsibility are blurring, sometimes leading to a lack effectiveness and efficiency, even conflict.
    Library media specialists are increasingly instrumental in providing and teaching students how to use digital resources for problem-solving along with assisting teachers in curating these resources to be used for instructional purposes. Technology integration specialists have seen the ISTE Standards for Students become less and less about "how to use technology" and more about how students can use technology to collaborate, create, and problem-solve using those technologies.
    Schools are repurposing "media center" spaces into learning commons, productivity centers, and makerspaces. Who is in charge of these areas? Who supports teachers as they work to incorporate new technologies (and catch up with older technologies) in the classroom? Who best fits ISTE role of "coach" as defined by Standards for Coaches? Who evaluates and selects digital resources and tools? Are there unique roles for each position (book stuff for the librarians, hardware stuff for the tech integrationists)? Or should there be a single job description that includes both?
    This workshop will examine the changing roles of these positions and help participants design a process to coordinate and collaborate responsibilities for the benefit of both students and staff.
    During this workshop, participants will:
    Examine the traditional and evolving roles of the school librarian and school technology specialist
    Study the new ISTE Standards for Students and ISTE Standards for Coaches
    Apply the framework of learning work, implementation work, and standard work as applied to technology use in schools
    Examine best practices in the identification, selection, and utilization of digital instructional resources
    Examine best practices in professional development related to technology use in the classroom
    Share best practices in collegial communications and collaboration

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    I am continuously in the process of revising all my workshop and presentation materials. If you've attended one of my sessions and cannot find the support materials here, let me know and I will get it to you.
    Thanks, Doug
    AISLNESA conference, March 22, New Orleans
    Changed but Still Critical: Bricks
    November 2-3, 2017, Doha, Qatar
    The librarian
    and Mortar Libraries in the Digital Age
    All Aboard! Plan and Report to Build Library Support
    technology integrationist: creating a dynamic duo
    Workshops and presentations
    21st Century Teacher: Staff Development for Teachers Who Already Know How to Word-Process
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Thursday, March 23

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    Changed but Still Critical: Brick and Mortar School Libraries in the Digital Age
    Today’s reality is that readers and information seekers are having increasingly less need to visit a physical library to meet their basic information needs. Digital information sources, readily accessed from classroom, home or mobile computing devices, are the choice of many learners and teachers. The “Net Generation” student increasingly prefers the visual and the virtual rather than the printed text. Why, many educators are asking, does a school need a physical library when seemingly all resources can be obtained using an inexpensive netbook or tablet and a wireless network connection? How can these large physical spaces in our schools be re-purposed for greater educational impact?
    Slides (available after presentation)
    Padlet (Wallwisher) space to share comments
    Library facility design Pinterest
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    7:01 am
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    Program assessments generally cause far too much stress for school library media specialists. This workshop will help the participant develop and use effective program evaluations that are NOT long and tortuous and that truly help increase budgets, improve working conditions, and make the library media program essential to student learning.
    The second part of the workshop will help the participant learn how proactive, collaborative planning and reporting efforts based on needs assessments can have a tremendous impact on the support given to media program by teachers, administrators and the community.
    Slides available after presentation
    Back Channel
    Soapbox for this workshop. (Add your concerns!)
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    7:00 am

Tuesday, March 21

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    Five questions to ask yourself when planning a makerspace, Diana Rendina, 2014
    Davis and Kappler-Hewitt, "Australia's Campfires, Caves and Watering Holes" Leading & Learning, June/July 2013

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Wednesday, March 8

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    Program assessments generally cause far too much stress for school library media specialists. This workshop will help the participant develop and use effective program evaluations that are NOT long and tortuous and that truly help increase budgets, improve working conditions, and make the library media program essential to student learning.
    The second part of the workshop will help the participant learn how proactive, collaborative planning and reporting efforts based on needs assessments can have a tremendous impact on the support given to media program by teachers, administrators and the community.
    Powerpoint slides in DropBox
    Part One
    Part Two
    Part Three
    Slides available after presentation
    Back Channel
    Soapbox for this workshop. (Add your concerns!)
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    5:37 am
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    Changed but Still Critical: Brick and Mortar School Libraries in the Digital Age
    Today’s reality is that readers and information seekers are having increasingly less need to visit a physical library to meet their basic information needs. Digital information sources, readily accessed from classroom, home or mobile computing devices, are the choice of many learners and teachers. The “Net Generation” student increasingly prefers the visual and the virtual rather than the printed text. Why, many educators are asking, does a school need a physical library when seemingly all resources can be obtained using an inexpensive netbook or tablet and a wireless network connection? How can these large physical spaces in our schools be re-purposed for greater educational impact?
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    (available after presention)presentation)
    Padlet (Wallwisher) space to share comments
    Library facility design Pinterest
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    5:32 am

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