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  1. Creating a Blended Learning Space in Your Library

    May 25, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission As Blended Learning environments become more commonplace in school classrooms, school librarians are taking on the look as well. What strategies and methods can be utilized to create that personalized learning space? Learning about how Nebraska's Blended Learning Initiative can be part of your library.

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  2. Investment Management for your Nonprofit

    May 25, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- 4good What are the major pitfalls investment management for nonprofits ?What are the important things to know and get right ? Investment management is one of those topics that people often overlook. However, having an investment strategy is a key component that creates transparency, accountability and governance for your organization.The objective of this workshop is to explain how nonprofits can take a proactive role with their organizations’ financial assets, the most important things to focus on, and tips to get started.We’ll discuss understanding organization needs, timeframes and risk; evaluating investment managers and advisors; and clarifying roles and responsibilities.Target audience includes Executive Directors, Finance Directors & Staff, and Board members.

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  3. Civil War Voices: Records from the National Archives and a Personal Collection

    May 25, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Archives Researcher John Emond presents dramatic, humorous, and poignant “voices” of soldiers from the North and South through their documents and letters. Presentation materials available online.

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  4. Inclusion in Early Childhood Programs: Successful Strategies from Experienced Early Childhood Educators

    May 25, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Early Childhood Investigations Early childhood programs face challenges to inclusion: attitudinal barriers, legal requirements, staff support, and partnerships. Yet high quality inclusive settings exist all over our country that set good examples. This webinar shares the recommendations from the Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs and strategies to support professional development, collaboration, and family engagement. Learn solutions from experienced early childhood professionals.

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  5. Planning for Growth With Inclusive Engagement

    May 25, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Demco Learn about Madison Public Library’s participatory process for building their eastside strategic plan. After holding more than 50 citywide dialogues that engaged Madison’s underrepresented communities, the library used the emerging themes to build a framework for prioritizing facility sites and services and designing outcome measures. This talk discusses lessons learned, how to keep equity in the front seat of library planning and how you can scale this process to your institution.

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  6. SLK Database Refresher

    May 26, 10:00 AM

    Join the State Library in a webinar overview of the statewide online databases, including EBSCO, HeritageQuest, Gale, Britannica, Mango Languages, and Learning Express.

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  7. Producing Linked Data

    May 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- OCLC Ready to harness the power of linked data but don’t know where to start? This series of webinars will move you from a bystander to an active participant in the new frontier of linked data. We will begin with a basic overview of linked data principles before diving into techniques and tools for consuming and producing linked data. Participants will learn to manipulate linked data graphs using several tools and programming languages, including Ruby, PHP, JavaScript and SPARQL. We’ll review RDFa, JSON-LD serializations, framing and how JSON-LD can be used to easily publish linked data. Participants will also learn how to use framing to publish an existing JSON document as linked data and how to add RDFa to an HTML document.

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  8. Designing and Creating Maker Spaces

    May 26, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Sponsored by- EdWeb Most educators think robotics, 3D printing and construction when they envision maker spaces, so how does this concept fit into the curriculum? By using design thinking as a framework for instruction, we will explore the possibilities for students to engage in empathy, seek new problems to solve, then prototype and test their solutions. When students start to create material for a larger audience, they ultimately need a way to make their ideas into physical realities. We will look at the pedagogy and the process to help make this happen.

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  9. Strategies for School Makerspace Success with Maker Guru Colleen Graves

    May 27, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Colorado Virtual Library Colleen Graves has been knee deep in the maker movement since her first year working as a teacher librarian. She even has two books on the way! Join us for this interactive online session as Graves talks strategies for engagement, success, and implementation for school libraries of all sizes, and all flavors (rural/suburban/urban). Bring your burning questions, your unsolved challenges, and your unbridled curiosity to this interactive online session.

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  10. School Librarian’s Workshop: Federal Government Resources for K-12

    May 31, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program Are you a school librarian? Do you work with school librarians or children? The School Librarian’s Workshop will provide useful information for grades K-12, including Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government and Kids.gov. The webinar will explore specific agency sites which provide information, in English and Spanish, appropriate for elementary and secondary school students. Teachers and school librarians will discover information on Federal laws and regulations and learn about resources for best practices in the classroom.

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