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Saturday, September 16, 2017

The workshops for the CSLA Conference in Yosemite are fantastic. I challenge you to find ONLY one that you want to attend. Here are the first 6. I will do 2 more posts that will show you 12 more workshops for a total of 18.

1: The Best of the Best Young Adult Books (7-12). Michael Cart, Booklist Columnist, will present his 100 “best of the best” young adult books for 2017- 2018. Workshop 2: What’s New in Children’s Literature (K-6)
2. What are the hottest titles from 2017? 
 Deborah Ford, Director of Library Outreach Junior Library Guild.Who are the debut authors and illustrators  ? Which titles were the biggest winners of gold and silver for 2017? Sneak peek at 2018?
3: Save Reading: Kill the Reading Log (K-12). Katie McNamara, high school Teacher Librarian will explore fun alternatives to a reading log that increase engagement and facilitate critical thinking, communication, and creativity.
4: Guided Inquiry Design: A Framework for Inquiry in Your School (K-12). Leslie Maniotes, Curriculum Specialist/Education Consultant. Learn about the components of Guided Inquiry Design and how to implement it to impact student learning and success.
5: Social Media: A Must Have for You AND Your Library… and How to Get Started or Up Your Game (K-12). Jane Lofton, Retired Teacher Librarian, High School, will discuss why you need to be using social media for your personal professional learning as part of being a connected librarian, building an effective personal learning network, and keeping up. Why you need to be using social media to promote your library program, document what it does, and advocate to get others to support it. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, blogging, websites, Linkedin, Pinterest, Snapchat, and YouTube, and how to be efficient with your postings.
6: When Dewey and Genrefication Collide (6-12)
Lisa Bridgen, Teacher Librarian, high school. Ditching Dewey is all the rage now, but what would it look like to blend the age-old Dewey Classification and trendy-new Book Store vibe? Receive tools, tips, and solutions for “genrefying” your library without eliminating the opportunity for students to navigate through the world of academic libraries.

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