Hands on Literacy conference

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Schedule for the Day

8:00 -- 9:00: Registration, Breakfast & Trade Exhibition

9:00 -- 10:00: Welcome & Opening Keynote by Dr. Joyce Valenza

10:00 -- 10:30: Morning Tea & Trade Exhibition

10:30 -- 11:30: Session 1: Workshops

11:35 -- 12:35: Session 2: Workshops

12:40 -- 1:40: Lunch & Trade Exhibition

1:45 -- 2:45: Session 3: Workshops

2:50 -- 3:50: Keynote 2 presented by Judy O'Connell

3:50 -- 4:20: Afternoon Tea & Trade Exhibition

Questions? Contact the Organizing Committee

Workshop themes

Digital Literacy / Engaging with Print / Visual Literacy & The Arts / Research & Inquiry / Librarianship

The above themes will be explored for early years, elementary, middle school and senior school-aged students

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Keynote Speaker

Dr. Joyce Valenza

Winner of Edublogs Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011, Valenza speaks internationally about educational technology.

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Guest Speaker

Judy O'Connell

Currently Course Director at Charles Sturt University, O'Connell is passionate about 21st century learning innovation.

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School Library Professional Survey

Cost: S$ 125

(the price includes opening and closing presentations, 3 workshops, lunch and morning and afternoon tea breaks)

Discount of 20% for library staff and 10% all other staff for financial Member schools of ISLN.

20% discount for other Associate, Personal and Corporate members of ISLN.

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Travel and Accommodation Information

School library tours: Friday 16 November

An exciting day of visits to international school libraries is planned, with the option to select elementary or secondary libraries.

The cost of $20 must be paid accompanying registration, and includes transport by bus, morning tea and lunch.

Participants will make their own way via public transportation to Tanglin Trust School, 95 Portsdown Road, Singapore 139299, for a 9.00am start. Full details will be supplied by email following registration.

Social evening and dinner: Saturday 17 November

A social gathering and dinner has been planned at the Republic of Singapore Yacht Club, 52 W Coast Ferry Rd, Singapore 126887, for 7pm following the conference. The cost of $55 includes a welcome drink and buffet dinner, including vegetarian options. This promises to be a great networking opportunity for international and local attendees and presenters.