Friday Sessions

1:00 – 2:30

2:45 – 4:15

SEASIDE

A

Using Library of Congress Primary Resources (1.5 hr)

Deb Duffe and Becky Firth
Collaborating in the Classroom (1.5 hr)

Linda Campillo & Stephanie Pringle

SEASIDE

B

Best New Books for Grades K-3

Barb  Sanders (handout)
Best New Books for Grades 4-8

Barb Sanders (handout)

SEASIDE

C

Google Gold with Google Docs(1.5 hr)

Lynn Lary (handouts)
Exploring Google Sites (1.5 hr)

Lynn Lary (handouts)

RIVERVIEW

A and B

Feast Your Eyes and Ears on New Literature for Teens (3 hr) (Feast handout, Passionate handout)

Jerene Battisti and Angelina Benedetti


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 Feast Your Eyes and Ears on New Literature for Teens

RIVERVIEW

C

Big 6 by the Month (1.5 hr)

Michael Eisenberg via webinar
Presented by Janet Murray
Using Gale Databases to Support Common Core

Julie Pepera & Jen Maurer

HAYSTACK

Learning with iPads (1.5 hr)

Steve Nelson, Apple
iPad Digital Kits Open New Worlds - (1.5 hr)

Jacquie Fitch and Kelly Turcotte

SEAHORSE

Poetry Perspectives for the Classroom
(1.5 hr)

Paulann Petersen

SEAHORSE

Making Your Own Altered Book (1.5 hr)

Edith Fuller

Beginning Book Repair (1.5 hr)

Edith Fuller

Friday Session Descriptions

Feast Your Eyes and Ears on New Literature for Teens (3 hr)
Jerene Battisti and Angelina Benedetti
Join these two book experts and learn about what is new in literature for teens geared for middle school, junior high and high schoolers. Take away an annotated list of about 100 titles.

Big 6 by the Month (1.5 hr) via Webinar
Michael Eisenberg
Presented by Janet Murray
Big6 by the Month is an information skills instruction and curriculum approach that is defined, predictable, measured and reported. The Big6 Skills promote critical thinking in the selection, evaluation, assembly and synthesis of information from a variety of sources. This workshop will demonstrate collaboration at a 
distance in conjunction with a simultaneous session at WLMA.

Using Gale Databases to Support Common Core
Julie Pepera & Jen Maurer
After a short update about OSLIS, discover ways to use the Gale databases to support the Common Core State Standards by limiting search results to specific Lexile ranges, using document types to hone in on specific points of view, and more. Along the way, learn how to save, email, listen to, and bookmark articles and searches.

Best New Books for Grades K-3 (1.5 hr) and Grades 4-8 (1.5 hr)
Barb Swanson
Back by popular demand, Catalyst Book Consultant Barb Swanson will share new titles for grades K-3 in the 1 to 2:30 p.m. session, and titles for grades 4-8 in the 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. session.

Using Library of Congress Primary Resources (1.5 hr)
Deb Duffe and Becky Firth
Bring your laptop or tablet for a hands-on session about using the Library of Congress primary resources. Deb will demonstrate how she has used these resources as a teacher-librarian. Becky Firth will add information from the Library of Congress.

Collaborating in the Classroom (1.5 hr)
Linda Campillo & Stephanie Pringle
See how a high school teacher-librarian and science teacher collaborated to give students some hands-on learning experiences involving critical thinking. Participants will try out some activities that they can take away and use when they return to their respective schools. The activities can be used in different content areas.

Poetry Perspectives for the Classroom (1.5 hr)
Paulann Petersen
Oregon's current Poet Laureate will provide a session about writing and using poetry in the classroom.

Learning with the iPad (1.5 hr)
Steve Nelson, Apple
iPad inspires creativity and hands-on learning with features you won’t find in any other educational tool — on a device that students really want to use. Powerful built-in apps and apps from the App Store let students engage with content in interactive ways, find information in an instant, and access an entire library wherever they go.  Learn how many schools in Oregon and across the US are already using the iPad to enhance student learning.

iPad Digital Kits Open New Worlds (1.5 hr)
Jacquie Fitch and Kelly Turcotte
Creating and using digital kits with iPods and iPads can allow your students to access reading like never before. Watch as they use the kits to make text to text, text to self, and text to world connections. Motivate them to use literature to experience the world.


Google Gold: Exploring Sites & Docs (2 x 1.5 hr)
Lynn Lary
Springfield Instructional Technologist Lynn Lary will offer a session on Google Sites from  1 to 2:30 p.m., and another session on Google Docs from 2:45- 4:15 p.m. Please bring a laptop for some hands-on learning.  Google Docs  Google Sites

Making Your Own Altered Book (1.5 hr)
Edith Fuller
An altered book project is such a good fit for school libraries.  As a vehicle for presenting student work,  falling somewhere between shoebox dioramas and electronic formats.  And consider, too, the possibilities of collaboration with classroom teachers.  We will talk some about tools, techniques, themes, resources, etc., and you will start making your own altered book. 
 
Limit – 25 attendees.

Beginning Book Repair (1.5 hr)
Edith Fuller
$5 fee for toolkit
A basic introduction to materials and techniques of book repairs in school libraries.  

Workshop limit: 15 attendees