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August 14, 2013: Day 2 Agenda

Workshop offerings for Day 1 of the conference

Day 2 Agenda

      RILINK Summer Conference, Day 2, August 13, 2014

Uncommon Engagement 

Fostering Innovative Learning & Creative Research for Student Success

                              Sponsored by Follett School Solutions

8:15- 8:45

Coffee and registration.  Please remember to sign the RILINK Professional Development Roster.  Please check your library’s entry on the RILINK Member Directory page using the laptops provided in the registration area. Please make any corrections using "Report Changes" box on the Member Directory page.

Opening Session:  LibGuides V2- an Overview

8:45 – 10:00

Session 1A

New Features in Destiny© 11.0 - Tips & Tricks

Tami Solum,

Sr. Follett Technology Specialist

Wondering if you are tapping the true potential of Destiny©?  Learn from a Follett technology specialist about the new features in Destiny©. Bring your questions for the Q & A portion of the session.

 

Session 1B

 K12 Library Curriculum & The Common Core

Stephanie Mills, SLMS, Park View Middle School

Susan Rose, SLMS,                 Virtual Presenter,                  Chester W. Barrows School

Is your district rethinking its library curriculum?  How does it reflect the connection between the AASL Standards and the Common Core?  Does it stress the important connection between a strong library program and student achievement?  Learn more about the connection between the AASL Standards and the Common Core Standards and hear from one district about the process they used to develop their curriculum.

Session 1C

LibGuides CMS:  How Do I Get Started?

Jane Perry, SLMS, Pell Elementary School

Jen Simoneau, SLMS, Ponaganset Middle School

Interested in how members are implementing LibGuides CMS in their schools?  Hear from your colleagues about how they have started building guides and using them with their faculty and students.

Experience some of the basics creating a guide from scratch.  Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop if possible.

A LibGuides CMS subscription is not required to attend this session.

10:00-10:15  Break - refreshments available

10:20– 11:35

Session 2A

Ins-and-Outs of AskRI.org

Karen Mellor, OLIS 

Shane Sher, AskRI.org Coordinator / Computer Instructor

Do you know the ins-and-outs of AskRI?  See all the amazing tools to which school librarians have access. Learn about our databases, including a half-dozen EBSCO databases that are available statewide, such as Points of View, Literary Reference Center, Biography Collection and AtoZ.  Learn how you can help students and teachers effectively use these resources for standards-based school assignments.

 

Session 2B

 LibGuides CMS Work Session

Zachary Berger, RILINK Staff

Andrea Hajian, SLMS,             LaSalle Academy

Sarah Hunicke, SLMS,     Portsmouth High School

Sharon Webster, RILINK Staff

This session is for RILINK LibGuides CMS subscribers only.  RILINK staff along with experienced LibGuides CMS users will be available to answer questions and demonstrate tools and techniques related to creating and customizing this web application including LibCal.

Registrants are encouraged to bring a laptop as access to computers is limited at EBEC.

This session is repeated during Session 3B.  Participants may register for one or both sessions.

 

Session 2C

 eBooks in the Elementary School Library

Ruth Donahue, SLMS, Melville Elementary School, Portsmouth

Nicole Galipeau, SLMS, Guiteras Elementary School, Bristol

Have questions about how eBooks can be effectively implemented in a K5 library?  Learn from two practitioners how they have implemented eBooks with their students.  Included in the presentation will be the use of Tumblebooks.

11:40- 12:30     Lunch- a catered lunch of wraps, salads, drinks, and desserts is offered.  See General Information on the Overview page for details on how to order and send payment.

12:30-1:45

Session 3A
Is Paper Dead?

Dorothy Frechette,       RILINK Executive Director

Review all of the various options for emailing/saving reports, notices, resource lists, bibliographies, etc. in Destiny©. Help save a tree and your school's paper costs!


 

Session 3B

LibGuides CMS Work Session

Zachary Berger, RILINK Staff

Andrea Hajian, SLMS,             LaSalle Academy

Sarah Hunicke, SLMS,     Portsmouth High School

Sharon Webster, RILINK Staff

This session is for RILINK LibGuides CMS subscribers only.  RILINK staff along with experienced LibGuides CMS users will be available to answer questions and demonstrate tools and techniques related to creating and customizing this web application including LibCal.

Registrants are encouraged to bring a laptop as access to computers is limited at EBEC.

Session 3B is a continuation of 2B.  Current RILINK member subscribers to LibGuides may register for one or both sessions.

Session 3C

Some Basics of Common Core in the Classroom

Donna Good, SLMS, Narragansett High School

A high school librarian will share her experiences with the Common Core workshops provided by RIDE last June.  She will offer an activity on text-based questions and one on close reading.  She will touch on the concept of writing an argument and determining text complexity.

Day 2 Registration

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