SUNDAY JUNE 24, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join expert library advocates for face-to-face conversations about the latest issues affecting libraries and ways to deal with them. A series of short discussions, workshops and Q&A sessions will take place, designed to improve advocacy skills and to showcase current advocacy initiatives from all facets of the profession. Location: Member Pavilion, Exhibits Floor
SUNDAY JUNE 24, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
PLA President’s Program and Awards Presentation
Following the recognition of PLA’s 2012 award winners, the Public Library Association (PLA) and PLA President, Marcia Warner, will welcome keynote speakers for the PLA President’s Program and Awards Presentation.
SUNDAY JUNE 24, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
When Miss Rumphius Meets Hugo Cabret: Scaffolding Using Picture Books (AASL)
Picture books can be used as a scaffold to help students understand new or difficult concepts. A quality picture book engages the reader and listener, helps students to acquire critical thinking and questioning skills and promotes lively discussion in a classroom. This session will demonstrate how picture books can be used to develop Blooming Questions, serve as a bridge to activate a student’s prior knowledge and set the stage to integrate new content knowledge.
Revitalizing the Research Process: Bringing Research into the 21st Century (AASL)
Learn how to embrace blogs, wikis, and other types of formerly taboo Web 2.0 resources as tools students can utilize to complete the research process. Presenters will provide instructions on how to develop a “learning hub” that will assist students in examining scholarly sources, taking annotated notes, organizing their research paper and producing a final multimedia project that will engage all students in a revitalized research process.
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