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Session #7

Friday March 26, 2010 10:30 am - 11:30 am
 

 

SCOIS CIS........................................................................................................................... Room 4
The new SCOIS CIS, a comprehensive resource program for your media center.  Learn how the new SCOIS CIS can be one of your most useful research tools:  1) to help students and parents with educational and career decisions, 2) to provide teachers with a curriculum resource, 3) to assist adults in your community with the job search process. 

Strand: Emerging Technologies/Integration
Level: Secondary
Presenter: Carole Dunlap & Sherry Bess, SCOIS

Nothing Could Be Finer… The New StudySC website for South Carolina Students............................................... Room 5
The SC State Library introduces the new StudySC website, loaded with South Carolina-specific web resources for homework help, projects and more.  In a kid-friendly environment, students can find the information they need fast. StudySC also has lesson plans and other online resources for educators who are looking for ways to incorporate South Carolina-related topics into their classroom.  From artist biographies to Native American tribes and Civil War timelines, get it all at StudySC.org!

Strand: Emerging Technologies/Integration
Level: All
Presenter:
Amanda Stone, South Carolina State Library

Nonpublic-Independent School Libraries Section Meeting............................................ Room 6

The Special Public Schools and Independent Schools members will gather together to share and discus issues that are unique to their schools' population. Mary Silgals, media specialist at Trident Academy, will conduct a presentation on her favorite Web 2.0 tools. The majority are FREE! Handouts will be provided. PPT Download

Strand: Emerging Technologies/Integration/Leadership/Advocacy
Level: ALL
Presenter:
Mary Silgals, Trident Academy

Introducing the 2010-2011 SC Young Adult Book Award Nominees......................... Room 7
Want to know the best books for grades 9-12? Come and hear about the top twenty picks from the SC Young Adult Book Award committee and get to know the 2010-2011 award nominees. After the, conference you can go to http://www.scasl.net to listen to the podcast of the booktalks! 

Strand: Reading/Literacy
Level: Secondary
Presenter:  SC Young Adult Book Award Committee

Avatar 2 Zettabyte: 21st Century Illiteracies.................................................................. Room 8

The changing space of text necessitates the integration of emerging technologies into our instructional practices. Utilize blogs, ipods, gaming consoles, Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games  (MMORPGs), vodcasts, and other 21st century tools into a vibrant cutting edge program.  Take home ideas to use “Monday Morning." This Session will be Vodcast on the SCASL TeacherTube Channel.

Strand: Emerging Technologies/Integration
Level: ALL

Liz Hood, Saluda Trail Middle

 Accountability Transparency............................................................................................. Room 9

In an age of accountability, why not share with your administrators all you do in an organized format. Use of this format provides a new opportunity to have a productive dialog with your administrator about what you do as the school's Library Media Specialist.

Strand: Leadership/Advocacy
Level: All
Presenter:
Laura Linder, Berkeley County School District

 Future is Now with DISCUS – South Carolina’s Virtual Library!................................. Room 12

This session will demonstrate the newest research and discovery tools available within DISCUS – South Carolina’s Virtual Library. We will also demonstrate the social networking features and explore ideas for promoting DISCUS to your school’s teachers so that they can utilize these great resources to strengthen and enhance classroom instruction.

Strand: Emerging Technologies/Integration
Level: All
Presenter:
Amy Durenberger, S.C. State Library DISCUS

The Adventures of Sammy the Wonder Dachshund.................................................... Room 13

Jonathan will demonstrate how he wrote and illustrated The Adventures of Sammy the Wonder Dachshund, a series of children's books completely illustrated out of construction paper.

Strand: Reading/Literacy
Level: Elementary

Presenter:
Jonathan Miller, author & illustrator

 What's the DIF?  You still be IL'n. ................................................................................. Room 14

Do you want to understand how Digital Information Fluency (DIF) connects to student success?  How does this fluency relate to the broader Information Literacy (IL) movement?  Explore how to incorporate digital information fluency and technology skills with students and faculty to prepare them for the 21st century.

Strand: Emerging Technologies/Integration
Level: All
Presenter:
Michael Giller, South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities

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