QAIS Librarians Book Recommendations – Videos

By |2020-04-30T10:58:21-04:00April 30th, 2020|Blog Posts, Books, Videos|

Librarians from the Québec Association of Independent Schools (QAIS) have collaborated to create a list of book recommendations for various ages. Check out these videos for ideas for your next read! You can contact your school librarian or public library for help finding eBooks or AudioBooks while the libraries are closed. Stay well, stay

Élise Gravel interview on “Tout le monde en parle”

By |2019-10-30T11:07:16-04:00October 30th, 2019|Videos|

Hello, As many you you may have heard, Élise Gravel was on “Tout le monde en parle” on Radio-Canada on Sunday October 20, 2019. It is a very interesting 14 mins and 41 seconds. If you haven’t had the opportunity to see the interview, you can see it at the link below: https://ici.radio-canada.ca/tele/tout-le-monde-en-parle/site/segments/entrevue/138672/guy-lepage-elise-gravel-illustratrice-enfants-livres-langage-humour-dessins Julian Taylor, B.A.,

2018 QSLiN Library Symposium – Live Stream

By |2018-04-10T21:38:14-04:00April 10th, 2018|Blog Posts, Conferences, Videos|

Wish you could take part in the 2018 QSLiN Library Symposium but can't make it to Montreal on Thursday April 12? Then watch the live-stream of the opening keynote on the QSLiN YouTube channel from 8:45-10:00 AM! https://www.youtube.com/user/qslinchannel This will be a first for us. We hope that all goes well and that this opens

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: Visionary Leadership with Pam Harland

By |2017-11-27T13:53:41-05:00November 13th, 2017|Blog Posts, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences, 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 separate theme within

Videos on Taking Notes and Citation in English and French for Elementary

By |2017-11-07T09:56:03-05:00November 7th, 2017|Blog Posts, Digital Citizenship, Videos|

A few months ago, our colleagues in the Digital Citizenship Initiative put together two videos aimed at elementary school students. The first one is on how to take notes and the second is on quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing. These videos are available in both English and French. Hopefully, you and the rest of your

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

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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