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  1. Brain-Based Learning Principles for Maximum Retention in the Virtual Classroom

    August 17, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Training Industry Without some kind of reinforcement, people forget 90% of what they’ve learned in the classroom within one week! In this engaging webinar we’ll explore six brain-based principles that result in maximum learning retention, transfer, and application. Brain researchers know that the challenge of moving information from short-term to long-term memory requires us to encode, store, and retrieve it repeatedly.

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  2. Bring Your Own Device Policies

    August 17, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Idealware Part 2 of Establishing Tech Policies to Protect Your Nonprofit. If you don’t have written policies—and regular training to ensure that people understand those policies—your organization may be facing bigger risks than you think. This course will walk you through the questions you should consider as you develop policies to protect your nonprofit.

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  3. How to Get Tech Donations: A Special TechSoup Tour

    August 17, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- TechSoup Find out about how your organization can access TechSoup's wide variety of product donation programs. We'll show you how to access our many learning resources to help you optimize technology for your organization. During this tour and Q&A session, we will highlight the ways you can make the most of the donation and discount programs for hardware, software, cloud applications, and services available to eligible organizations.

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  4. National Archives History Hub

    August 17, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- U.S. National Archives Alex Champion introduces History Hub, a crowdsourcing platform for American history. Learn about this support community managed by the National Archives for researchers, citizen historians, archival professionals, and open government advocates.

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  5. PLAYful Musical Environments That Foster Learning: Listening, making, and moving to music in early education settings

    August 17, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Early Childhood Investigations Music holds an exceptionally fascinating place in our development as human beings. Music is a part of EVERY culture no matter how remote. Children unlock their music potential best with playful and structured guidance of an early childhood music specialist, but because most early learning programs don’t have music specialists, child learning centers can easily borrow techniques from Master Music Educators. We know the research: The first months of life through the early school age years are a period of exceptionally malleable neural growth. It is important to include music development during these stages.

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  6. More Than #MotivationMonday: Motivating Your Team Any Day of the Week

    August 17, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    WebJunction Employees motivated to deliver top notch service are key to a library’s success. But many in library organizations don’t know how to effectively instigate employee motivation. As a critical management and leadership skill, it’s important to know what motivation is and isn't, what works and what doesn’t. In this session, we’ll explore factors that influence motivation at work and review strategies for supervisors to keep their teams motivated and productive. No matter the size of your library or your role, you will be inspired to find your own motivation and be able to catalyze others!

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  7. Girls in STEM: Creating a New Era

    August 17, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb.net This edWebinar will be presented by two high school students with a strong interest in pursuing careers in the STEM fields, dedicated to getting more girls to participate in STEM.

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  8. Memory Cafes and Libraries: The Perfect Fit

    August 22, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine A memory cafe is a safe and fun social opportunity for those living with memory loss, as well as their families and caregivers. Memory cafes have been offered in the Netherlands since 1997, but only in the US since 2013. Learn how your library can start a memory cafe and collaborate with key players in the community for the perfect fit.

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  9. Good Reads for Reluctant Readers

    August 22, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Booklist Finding the right book for a daunted or disinterested reader can be tough. These books will open the door for even the most reluctant. This webinar features representatives from Black Rabbit Books, Lorimer, Chooseco (Choose Your Own Adventure), and Running Press Kids, who will discuss their upcoming titles, perfect for your reluctant readers in grades 3 - 12.

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  10. Using Video to Extend Classroom Training

    August 22, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Training Industry Join us for this complimentary Training Industry webinar, where Kathy Irish, Director of Operations at ej4 will share how video can extend the reach of your classroom and achieve your learning goals when you combine them with traditional methods.

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  11. Excel Made Easy for the Very Beginner

    August 22, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- TechSoup Don't know a formula from a filter? We've got you covered! Learn the very basic functionality of Excel. This webinar is for new users to Excel or those needing a refresher on basic Excel functionality.

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  12. Government Information Resources for Teaching English as a Second Language and Learning English as an Immigrant

    August 22, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program Do you have speakers of other languages in your library? Do they want or need to learn English? Then this is the webinar for you. We will present and discuss free resources from U.S. Government agencies like Voice of America, the State Department, and the Department of Education, as well as some state agencies and non-profit organizations.

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  13. Once upon a Time, Storytelling was Learning

    August 22, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Insync When we are listening to a story our brains light up like a pinball machine. Our brains are not just sitting there decoding language, but instead are fully engaged and experiencing the events of the story. This is what makes storytelling such a great learning tool. Come find out how you can use storytelling in all of your classes whether they're virtual, face-to-face or computer-based!

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  14. Twitter 201: Now I'm a Tweep - What's Next?

    August 22, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Sponsored by- AASL This webinar is a Part 2 for those who attended “Twitter 101: Why You Need to Tweet to Build a Personal Learning Network” on August 15 or for everyone who has a Twitter account but wants to take it to the next step. It will include tips on participating in Twitter chats, ways to optimize and get the most out of tweets with visuals, using Twitter as a back channel during conferences, using Twitter lists, third-party tools to enhance Twitter, and ways to use Twitter with students and for library advocacy.

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  15. Graphic Design for Libraries Series: Elements of Design

    August 23, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Indiana State Library Do you want to spruce up your library’s graphic design? Learning and understanding the elements of design can help any artistic novice create attractive signage and advertisements. This hour-long session will cover the foundations of graphic design, including color, contrast, texture, and fonts and how they coexist in an image.

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  16. How to Break Up Boredom! Interactive Events for All Ages

    August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission Have you ever wondered how to break up boredom for your patrons, whether they are adults, teens, tweens or families...cheap? This small town Kentucky library brings out the human-size board games, life-sized Hungry Hippos and Battleship plus more!

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  17. How Electronic Arts Created a Brand Voice to Overhaul Their Customer Experience

    August 23, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Management Association In this session, you’ll hear how Electronic Arts (EA) created an authentic brand voice, how they are turning the tables on those difficult customer conversations, and how they are re-energizing their team and reshaping their culture in the process. You’ll leave this session knowing how to supercharge your employee experience, boost engagement, and give your people the permission, tools, and support to be themselves while representing your brand.

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  18. 5 Common Legal Traps for Nonprofits and How to Avoid Them

    August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Wild Apricot Have you ever worried your organization could have some hidden legal risks? Often it’s what we don’t know that can come back to haunt us. This is why we’ve invited Erin McClarty, nonprofit attorney and strategist, to present a free webinar on the most common legal issues she sees nonprofits face, and what to do about them.

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  19. Challenge-Based Learning in the School Library Makerspace

    August 23, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb.net In this edWebinar, Diana Rendina, Media Specialist and Writer, Tampa Preparatory School in Tampa, FL, will describe step-by-step how to introduce challenge-based learning into your school library makerspace.

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  20. SLK-SHAREit Refresher

    August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM

    Join Rhonda Machlan of the State Library for a refresher and news update on the SHAREit system for ILL. Note: this is not a training for new librarians. New ILL staff should contact their regional library system for setup & beginner training.

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  21. Disaster Recovery

    August 24, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Idealware Part 3 of Establishing Tech Policies to Protect Your Nonprofit. We’ll walk you through the potential disasters and guide you through developing a plan that will help you get your organization back up and running as quickly and as safely as possible.

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  22. American Indian Health Information Resources

    August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine According to the 2010 US Census, approximately 5.2 million people stated that they were American Indian or Alaskan Native. A recent study shows that American Indian use of the Internet to find health information is lower in comparison with the adult U.S. population. This program will introduce a variety of governmental and non-governmental Internet resources that have health information for American Indian populations.

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  23. Welcoming Everyone Online: Creating Accessible Online Resources For People with Disabilities

    August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- TechSoup Join Knowbility to learn how accessibility will expand your pool of potential donors, volunteers, and staff. Knowbility experts share no-cost practical tips on how you can immediately improve your website's accessibility.

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  24. Workplace Bullying: words can hurt more than you think

    August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Colorado State Library Remember being bullied in grade school? The tears, fears, and anxiety of facing bullies may have shaped who you have become today. Do you ever wonder what happened to those bullies? It’s sad to say but many have grown up and are now creating havoc in our libraries! This engaging session will show you how to remain calm and stay strong when coping with the bullies you work with or serve in your community.

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  25. IFLA's Global Vision: An Interactive Discussion

    August 24, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Association for Rural and Small Libraries and WebJunction The Association for Rural and Small Libraries, in collaboration with WebJunction, invites rural and small libraries to join this highly interactive webinar discussion to voice your opinions and contribute to shaping a unique and comprehensive IFLA Global Vision. By joining us for this webinar, you can participate in this global discussion to identify future challenges and opportunities facing the library field and help to prioritize actions that a united and connected library field can take.

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  26. Equipping Students with Digital Literacy Skills

    August 24, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb.net Join us to find out how to implement a comprehensive digital literacy curriculum in either a computer lab or a classroom setting. You’ll also hear best practices on how you can integrate digital literacy into core area instruction. Jeff and Nettie will field your questions after their presentation. Elementary and middle school classroom teachers, technology teachers, library media specialists, principals, vice principals, and technology coordinators are invited to this live, interactive event.

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  27. Periodicals and More for Your Public Library Patrons

    August 29, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Utah State Library Join us for a refresher on your EBSCO resources! We’ll focus on content geared to public library patrons. Learn how to access popular magazines like Consumer Reports, Sports Illustrated and more! Discover how journal alerts can keep your patrons connected to those periodicals from the convenience of their computer or mobile device.

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  28. AASL Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2017

    August 29, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Sponsored by- AASL Did you miss ALA Annual? Didn't make it to the big reveal of AASL Best Websites or the Exploring Best Websites Session? Don't worry we've got you covered! Join Heather Moorefield-Lang for a dive into this year's American Association of School Librarians' Best Websites for Teaching and Learning recipients. Delve into websites that fall into categories like digital storytelling, social media and communication, media sharing, and much more. A fast-paced, highly informative session about new and exciting online tools and resources.

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  29. Franklin Covey’s 7 Habits® Seminar—Free Online Session

    August 30, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Sponsored by- American Management Association Get a powerful introduction to the highly popular, hands-on seminar, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, based on the international bestseller. In this complimentary online session, discover how the 7 Habits® can help you to lead yourself more effectively, engage and collaborate with others more successfully, and continually renew these capabilities. Your team and organization can also learn and harness these qualities for maximum results.

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  30. Graphic Design for Libraries Series: Introduction to GIMP

    August 30, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Indiana State Library Don’t have the funds to purchase a license for Adobe Creative Cloud? Don’t despair. There is a free alternative to Photoshop. This hour-long session will introduce the essential functions of the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP).

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