2018 QSLiN Library Symposium registration is now open

By |2018-03-22T10:16:44-04:00March 22nd, 2018|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences, QSLiN Updates|

We are happy to announce that registration for the 2018 QSLiN Library Symposium is now open! This is our tenth year and we hope you can join us. The theme of this year’s Symposium is “Communication and Collaboration”. Like in previous years, all school library personnel (librarians and library technicians) and many of their educational

Want to do a poster session at the 2018 QSLiN Library Symposium?

By |2018-03-14T10:07:46-04:00March 14th, 2018|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences|

Every year at the Library Symposium, we like to give local Quebec library personnel the opportunity to see some of the great things that are taking place in our school libraries through poster sessions. Sometimes this could be examples of different types of programming taking place, maybe a great club activity, new ideas on what

New Video: Cultural Leadership with Pam Harland

By |2018-01-10T22:30:32-05:00January 10th, 2018|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences, School Libraries, Videos|

Back at the QSLiN Library Symposium in March 2017, in addition to Pam Harland (http://www.pamlibrarian.com / @pamlibrarian) giving our keynote presentation, she also gave a second great presentation entitled "Leading from the Library". There was so much great information in that presentation that we have edited it into three separate videos, each focusing on a

New Video: Collaborative Leadership with Pam Harland

By |2017-11-27T13:52:38-05:00November 27th, 2017|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences|

Back at the QSLiN Library Symposium in March 2017, in addition to Pam Harland  (http://www.pamlibrarian.com / @pamlibrarian) giving our keynote presentation, she also gave a second great presentation entitled "Leading from the Library". There was so much great information in that presentation that we have edited it into three separate videos, each focusing on a separate theme

New Video: Simple Steps for Supporting Students Who Speak Other Languages with Diana Maliszewski

By |2017-11-01T10:28:12-04:00November 1st, 2017|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences, QSLiN Updates, Videos|

Back at the QSLiN Library Symposium in March 2017, we had Diana Maliszewski come and talk to us about the various ways that she helps English Second Language learners in her school. While it may seem like a difficult task to reach these students and help them develop a love of reading, Diana gave us

New Video: Going “Dewey Free” at the NFSB with Joan Fraser-Burton

By |2017-10-16T15:32:51-04:00October 16th, 2017|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences, Videos|

A little over two years ago, in April 2015 to be precise, we visited with Joan Fraser-Burton at Harmony Elementary, the first school in the New Frontiers School Board (in the Châteauguay valley; just south-west of Montreal) to experiment with going from a traditional DDC organization in their library to a more "Dewey-Lite" system. We

Library Journal Conference October 2017

By |2019-05-28T09:01:13-04:00October 13th, 2017|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences|

*This conference is no longer available Library Journal is hosting a FREE (yay!) global virtual conference on October 18th: Tech Knowledge Virtual Conference: Creating Equity Through Technology. The program has many exciting sessions available  to checkout but of particular interest to school library professionals there is:  From the Newsroom to the News Feed: How Do

New Video: “How We Do The Things We Do with Pam Harland”

By |2017-09-18T12:45:51-04:00September 18th, 2017|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences, QSLiN Updates, Videos|

Back at the QSLiN Library Symposium in March 2017, we had Pam Harland (https://twitter.com/pamlibrarian &  http://www.pamlibrarian.com/) as our keynote speaker. She gave a great inspiring presentation entitled "Keep it Simple". With so many great ideas, it was decided to make her presentation into a few short videos that will allow us all to remember what

Why #LibrariesMatter 2017

By |2017-09-14T15:25:18-04:00September 14th, 2017|Blog Posts, Conferences, School Libraries, Videos|

As part of an ongoing desire to share with the world how school libraries can contribute to educational teams and what they can do to help students succeed, we started asking different people in education, (including administrators, consultants, and of course school librarians and library technicians) about why school libraries matter. These videos are all

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