Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences

Teaching Searching Skills: Don’t Search PERSIA

The edWeb webinar, Rethinking the Research Paper, was presented by Michelle Luhtala, a regular edWeb presenter who is also the Head Librarian at New Canaan High School in New Canaan, Connecticut and the winner of the 2011 “I Love My Librarian” Award, the 2010 National School Library Program of the [...]

New QSLiN film: Information Literacy and Current Events Current Events can be a tricky subject for both high school students and teachers; this kind of information can be hard to find.  All of us think that we're pretty savvy when it comes to knowing what's going on and yet, sometimes we can be caught off guard by [...]

Professional Development Corner for February

 Welcome to February's Professional Development Corner. We hope you find this useful and don't forget to send in any new events that you would like us to add. Webinars - American Association of School Libraries Attendance during the live webinar is open to all and is complimentary. Only AASL members and AASL eCOLLAB subscribers will [...]

School Libraries and Classroom Libraries: Working Together…Digital Badges Too!

This film, created by Claire Baillargeon (bibliothecaire, CS de la Capitale), demonstrates how school libraries and classroom libraries can work in conjunction with one another to encourage the use of literature in classroom activities and foster a love of reading in students.  A variety of activities as well as a demonstration of [...]

Professional Development Corner, January – February

This is the first in a series of posts on professional development opportunities.  They will be tagged as Professional Development and Webinars so that you can find all the ones that have been posted.  The QSLiN team will keep an eye out for webinars, MOOCs and conferences that are of interest to school librarians.  Please feel free to let us know of any upcoming activities that you think should be included. […]

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From Library and Learning Space to Learning Commons

From Library and Learning Space to Learning Commons Presented by Beth Holland, EdTech Teacher and contributor to Education Week and Edutopia Sponsored by Nureva REGISTER HERE In the mobile era, what is the role of physical libraries and learning spaces when every student potentially has a global, virtual library in [...]

The Interesting Stuff That’s Out There: Online conference, free kids’ news source and more!

Over the summer and at the beginning of the school year, many of us just can't walk away from the library world when we're on vacation. As we sit down to morning coffee, we might see websites, articles and blog posts that we think might be of interest to others. [...]