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Digital Literacy

  1. Travel Smart Websites

    December 14, 2017, 6:30 PM

    Top 10 websites for saving money & learning to travel smart. Presented by Nathan Carr from the Newton Public Library.

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Librarian Events

  1. Workplace Incivility and Bullying in the Library: Perception or Reality?

    December 14, 2017, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Sponsored by- Massachusetts Library System In this webinar, Shin Freedman will discuss her original national research on bullying and incivility in the library, which was published in College & Research Libraries in November 2016. Her research found that more librarians than library administrators, irrespective of their academic status, institution type, and gender, witnessed bullying done to others. Experienced bullying was highest among librarians with a nonwhite ethnic background. Conflict and aggression may begin slowly but last for a long time. Once conflict escalates, incivility and noncollegial behavior result. The longer such behavior is permitted, the more likely it is that other colleagues will be drawn into the situation. While no one would deny the detrimental impact of bullying on an individual target, what is the impact on an organization? And what steps can leadership take to prevent such situations, or respond to them when they occur?

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  2. Introducing the Public Catalog

    December 14, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Georgia Public Library Service This demonstration will provide an overview of a new FREE curation tool developed by Intellum, a technology company that provides learning and collaboration solutions to companies like Google, Facebook, and Pinterest. Built in conjunction with a team of librarians and professional content curators, the Public Catalog presents a powerful new approach for reference, patron training, and staff training. In this session, we will demonstrate unique features of the tool and share library-specific use cases. We believe that this platform can help librarians better facilitate lifelong learning for staff and customers and we invite you to join us in our mission to help people reach their highest potential. For a preview, visit www.thepubliccatalog.com.

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  3. Leading Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for Implementing School Change

    December 14, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Future Ready Schools In the same way that learning cannot be one-size fits-all, a leader and a school’s approach to personalized and digital learning will look and rollout differently from school to school. These differences are part of the challenge and also the opportunity of talking about and implementing personalized education.

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  4. Designing for Outrage: Inviting Disruption into Exhibitions

    December 14, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- American Alliance of Museums Can there be space for outrage? An exploration of four sites that are innovating to startle, puzzle, enrage, delight, surprise, and evoke outrage will offer critical examples and challenges for creating exhibits that invite marginal, subversive, or fragmented narratives and that give visitors an opportunity to explore a full range of issues and emotions. Find out how you can design for outrage in your institution.

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  5. Designing Learning Spaces for a Creative, Collaborative Future

    December 14, 2017, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Simple K12 Join Naomi Harm as she explores how educational leaders and collaborative teams can design and create new learning spaces for the brain-targeted teaching classroom. Naomi will also share various collaboration activities that can be introduced in these new spaces using 1:1 technologies.

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  6. From Tots to Teens: STE(A)M-powered Ideas for Programming

    December 14, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- WebJunction Whether you're already full steam ahead with STE(A)M programming in your library or not sure how to get started or somewhere in between, there's something for you in this webinar. Our presenters—"The Heathers"—are passionate about creating engaging and skill-building STE(A)M programs for kids from preschool age to teenage. Find out what to look for in a good program and hear their top picks for programs for each age range. Learn some tips, tricks and useful resources. Get inspired—you don’t need to be a scientist or engineer to have fun exploring and learning with the kids in your library.

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