Monday, January 30, 2012

Webinars for Spring 2012

Registration deadline: Friday, February 3

Note: Locations will be determined after registration is complete.

The Best Graphic Novels of 2011
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Presenter: Michele Gorman

Join Michele Gorman, Library Media Connection's "Getting Graphic" columnist, for an overview of the top 30 graphic novels of 2011, including the top 10 picks for elementary school, middle school and high school aged students in this extended 90 minute webinar. In addition to hearing booktalks for these top titles of 2011, you will also receive a handout of ideas for sharing these titles with teachers and integrating them into your existing curriculum from Karen Gavigan and Mindy Tomasivech, two of ABC-CLIO's newest authors of Connecting Comics to Curriculum: Strategies for Grades 6-12.

Click here to register.

Developing Creativity in Every Learner
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Presenter: Doug Johnson

How do we define, encourage, use, and assess creativity in our IL/IT lessons and projects? Should the question be "if" a student is creative or "how" a student is creative. And what can we do to be more creative as teachers and librarians? Let's expose the myths of creativity and find out how to make creativity a part of every assignment.

Click here to register.

Reading Beyond Print: E Ink, iPads and More
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Presenter: Chris Harris

Ebooks are coming, but what is the best way to integrate them into your library? Things are moving fast, but clear answers are hard to find. As a member of the ALA Digital Content Working Group and ebook reader for more than 10 years, Christopher Harris will share both his personal knowledge and updates from around the country. This webinar will explore three models based around local hardware, streaming access, and ebook downloads.

Click here to register.

1 comment:

  1. These are all on days that we tutor. They always have great information at the ones I was privileged to attend.