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  1. Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information

    February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine This "train the trainer" class is designed to help librarians assist their older adult patrons find health information. Discover techniques for teaching older adults to use computers and to find health information on the Internet, learn what makes a website senior-friendly; plan library programs on senior health topics; and find out about some recommended health websites for older adults.

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  2. Digital Learning Day 2018: How Innovative Districts Blend Teaching and Technology to Improve Student Outcomes

    February 22, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Alliance for Excellent Education/Future Ready Schools The webinar and the report will also highlight how Lindsay Unified School District in California uses blended learning to support its performance-based system of progression, in which students move through instructional content at their own pace, advancing only once they have mastered all the standards from the previous content level.

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  3. Intro to Accessibility: What Employers Need to Know to Create a Technology-Accessible Workplace

    February 22, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- EARN Join the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) and the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) for a webinar on creating a technology-accessible workplace. Employers can learn about accessible workplace technology and how to ensure their organization’s technology infrastructure is accessible for everyone, including employees with disabilities. Experts will share information on integrating accessibility standards and best practices into the workplace, as well as tips for creating accessible documents, websites and other resources.

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  4. Librarian’s Guide to Trade Data, Part 8: U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Customs and Border Protection

    February 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program Participants will learn how to use the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ Transborder Freight Data website as well as features on the “Trade” web page of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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  5. Need Volunteers? Four Tech Trends You Need to Know

    February 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Wild Apricot If you’re struggling to attract and mobilize volunteers, you’re not alone. Many organizations are experiencing the effects of four tech trends that are changing public expectations and behavior. That’s why we’ve invited volunteerism expert and international thought leader, Tobi Johnson, to share how successful organizations can attract and sustain volunteer involvement in today’s rapidly-evolving digital world.

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  6. Civic Literacy and a Civic Lab

    February 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Indiana State Library In late summer of 2016, Skokie (IL) Public Library created a Civic Lab–a mobile, pop-up initiative to increase civic discussion and civic literacy among library patrons of all ages. Hear from Christine Goertz and Amy Koester as they discuss the lessons learned from a year and a half of civic literacy programming. Participants will leave the webinar with ideas for implementing civic literacy initiatives in their own libraries.

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  7. Connecting Competencies: Learner, School Librarian and School Library

    February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Association of School Librarians Participants will be introduced to the language of competencies as part of the structure of the National School Library Standards (NSLS). The intentional shift from outcomes to competencies in the standards is designed to better align the AASL framework with other education standards and provide increased opportunities for learners, school librarians, and school libraries to thrive in a more personalized learning environment.

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