The Future Ready Librarian in Practice. Photo Courtesy of Weatherford ISD I have gathered the June 2017 professional development for you.
Speaking of professional development, earlier this month I attended a session offered by Shawna Ford about what it means to be a Future Ready Librarian. Ms. Ford is the Future Ready Learning Coordinator for Weatherford ISD in Texas. All Things STEAM. Welcome to All Things STEAM, a resource for offering library programming in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics.
When it comes to developing my STEAM programming, I have turned to a number of go-to resources that for inspiration and concept knowledge support. I've gathered links to those resources, my program how-tos, and other STEAM and maker resources for your convenience. I'm not updating this page very frequently anymore, but I still use it as a repository for my STEAM programs past and present as well as my favorite resources. Bookmark this page and get programming! My STEAM Programs. Ducksters: Education Site. Untitled. 2013-14 K-12 Digital Citizenship, Technology, Library Science Curriculum. Andrea Beaty Children's Author - Andrea Beaty Children's Author. Future Ready Librarians Hold The Key To #GoOpen & OER...Here's One Idea For Curating and Sharing These Too!
One of the things that is most important to me as a Future Ready Librarian and educator is making sure educational opportunities and resources are available to all students.
With 1:1 initiatives and technology within school districts growing even more popular, the need for openly licensed educational resources is a must. And this is just what the 2016 National Education Technology Plan put into place. "The Department defines openly licensed educational resources as teaching, learning and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under a license that permits their free use, reuse, modification, and sharing with others.
CREW: A Weeding Manual for Modern Libraries. Jump to navigation CREW: A Weeding Manual for Modern Libraries revised in 2012 to include a section on e-books!
Why personalized learning should start in school libraries. With personalization a growing initiative in schools, the library may not be the first thing educators think of as a resource.
However, according to Michelle Luhtala, library department chair at New Canaan High School, CT, and Jackie Whiting, librarian at New Canaan High School, the library is often the best place to look for personalizing instruction through assessing, reading and making. How Libraries are Personalized Learning Hotspots 1. Libraries can track unique student data. District 204 Future Ready Libraries. We Need Librarians More Than Ever – John Spencer – Medium. It was about five years ago when a boy walked up to me and asked, “Hey Mr.
Spencer, can you talk to the district and see if they’ll open up the library over the summer?” “I don’t think they can,” I answered. “But the city library is just down the street.” Library flyer download. The Library Voice. How School Libraries Can Help Personalize Learning. With personalization becoming a growing initiative in schools, the library is a valuable asset for personalizing instruction around student needs.
Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT, with guest Jackie Whiting, Librarian at New Canaan High School, CT, presented in the webinar, “Personalizing Instruction Through the Library,” hosted by edWeb.net and sponsored by Mackin Educational Resources. Michelle and Jackie discussed how the library can personalize instruction through assessing, reading, learning, and making. AASL LearningStandards.