2018 Library Symposium Session Information – Thursday April 12th

Below is a listing of all the sessions being offered at the 2018 Library Symposium.

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8:45 – 10:00 AM

Opening Keynote with Kathy Conroy (Calgary Catholic School Board)

Block A Sessions 10:15 – 11:00 AM

Communication and Collaboration – Facilitating Student Success in Secondary School – Caroll-Ann Case, Lucia Coretti, and Alex Leiva (LBPSB)

UDL and Library Learning Commons: A Perfect Match – Sandra Bebbington and Caroline Dupuis (MEES – DSCA)

Discutons des livres jeunesse et bandes dessinées en français – Pierre-Alexandre Bonin and Patrick Pilote (Librairie Monet)

Block B Sessions 11:10 AM – 12:10 PM

Creating a Student-Centered Library: A Discussion Panel

How to Help Inspire a Love of Reading with Early Readers – Kim McGrath (RSB)

Preparing to Share Books With Readers – Anne Beamish and Tiffany Clarke (Quebec Reading Connection)

Learning to Code in the Library – Ross Hodess and Juliet Waters (KidsCodeJeunesse)

Lunch 12:10 – 1:10 PM

Block C Sessions 1:10 – 2:10 PM

Parent – Library Collaboration: An Important Piece of the Puzzle – Joan Fraser Burton (NFSB), Sandra Dodge, Ute Wilkinson (LPBSB) and Lynn Dettmers

Vincent Massey Collegiate and the Learning Commons in Evolution – Franca Cristiano and Stephanie Germain (EMSB)

Graphic Novels: What Makes Them so Popular? – Tiffany Clarke (Quebec Reading Connection)

Coding to Learn in the Library – Dannielle Dyson and Juliet Waters (KidsCodeJeunesse)

Block D Sessions 2:15 – 3:00 PM

Leading Library – Gigi Nadeau (RSB)

Indigenous Resources: Collecting and Sharing – Meg Sinclair (LBPSB) and Julian Taylor (MEES-DSCA)

English Language Book Talk – Angus and Megan Byers (Babar Books)

3:05 – 4:00 PM

Closing Keynote with Kathy Conroy (Calgary Catholic School Board)