LISMA Workshops 2017-2018

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December and January workshops 
will be held from 4:00-6:00 PM at
North Side School,
 110 East Williston Avenue, East Williston,
NY, 11596. 

Feel free to bring your own
device. School computers will also be available for your use
during all workshops. North Side School has open Wi-Fi access

Saturday, October 21, 2017. Literary Pub Crawl of Greenwich
Village. (Sorry- pub crawls are for fellowship and fun, but not for
PD credit!) 2:00 PM start at 567 Hudson Street, NYC. With LitPubCrawl.
Bring a lit-loving friend and meet us at the historic White HorseTavern (567 Hudson Street) for a pint of lager or your favorite soft drinkto begin our sojourn. Our lit-loving guide(s) will regale us with tales(historic and otherwise!) of the Village’s literary luminaries and theirhaunts. Wear comfortable shoes for walking. Cost of tour is $20.00 per person. Transportation and adult beverages on your own. Do NOT add a $10.00 workshop fee for this event.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Cradle of Aviation. 1 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530. 4:00-6:00 PM. We will have a one-hour guided tour with a docent, followed by one hour of fun exploration on our own. Please read the following: 
    “Come explore the artifacts of the Cradle of Aviation with a new interactive             scavenger hunt! Break up into teams and use photographs to search the                collection. Find one? Take a team selfie and post it on social media                     @cradleaviation to clue in other teams and to keep tally of your findings.” 
There will be an additional fee of $8.50 for the guided tour. Also, we need to guarantee at least eight registrants for this event to run. Please register early.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Google Apps and Teachers Pay Teachers for Librarians. Presenter: Ann Tracy, SLMS, Bethpage UFSD. 4:00-6:00 PM, North Side School. Teachers Pay Teachers has numerous resources for school media specialists, including library signage, bookmarks, genre studies, novel units, library scavenger hunts, OPAC instruction, tech tips, and more. Is your school using Google Apps for Education? You can use many of these programs in the library. Conduct research using Google Scholar, send students on a “Choose your Own Adventure” with Google Forms. Journey through a novel using Google Lit Trips in Google Earth. Create stellar presentations in Google Slides.

*(Note: New Date)Thursday, March 15, 2018. *Resources for Financial Literacy. 4:00-6:00 PM, North Side School. Presenter: Victoria Puccio, SLMS, West Hempstead Middle School. Financial literacy is becoming a topic of great importance as our students grow into citizens who face increasingly burdensome debt. Come and learn about resources to help equip them with the tools they need to make good financial decisions.


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