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  1. NCompass Live: What is OER? Outstanding, Extraordinary Raw materials?

    April 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission The #GoOpen movement has impacted many conversations relating to digital resources for schools and public libraries. What is this OER phenomenon? How can a teacher/student/patron access these items and how can they be added to coursework or a collection ? This webinar will focus on the premise of OER (Open Educational Resources) and provide an opportunity to discuss with other participants how an OER can benefit and enhance a course or collection. Users will be provided with a "starting" point of OER references that can be used for education.

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  2. The Art of Public Speaking

    April 10, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Utah State Library Public speaking strikes fear into the hearts of many – maybe it’s happened to you. You’ve been asked to speak in public about your organization and you have no clue where to begin. This webinar will improve your comfort level with public speaking and will help you find the confidence you didn’t even know you had J. Don’t miss this opportunity to grow!

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  3. Making Lemonade: Teaching Young Children to Think Optimistically

    April 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Early Childhood Investigations Optimistic thinking requires focusing on the positive without denying the realistic existence of the negative. It helps people channel their energy to focus on what they can control in their lives. The best thing about optimism is that it can be taught and learned. A child who thinks optimistically is positioned to reap the myriad benefits associated with an optimistic approach to life—beginning with doing better in school at all levels.

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  4. Partner with School Educators "Like a Boss"

    April 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Booklist Register for this webinar to hear how Future Ready Librarians successfully partnered with educators—and Gale—“like a boss” to positively impact each student by supporting curriculum, improving inquiry, and enhancing equity.

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  5. Principles of Speaking Plainly

    April 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Digital Gov An effective speaking style isn’t always the same as an effective writing style for the same material. In addition, we sometimes give presentations by simply reading aloud academic-style text or—just as painful for the audience—reading aloud blocks of text right off the slides. This seminar adapts principles of plain language to the context of speaking, covering not only wording, but also structure and integration with visual aids.

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  6. Addressing the Gatekeepers: How to Turn Comic and Graphic Novel Skeptics Into Believers

    April 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Association of School Librarians This webinar will give you tools to address concerns, dispel myths, and show the benefits that comics and graphic novels bring to classrooms and libraries. Learn how creators, publishers, and librarians have dealt with these issues. Panelists include Betsy Gomez from the Banned Books Coalition and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and Chloe Ramos Peterson from Image Comics. Emily Ratica, a high school Teacher Librarian in San Bernardino, CA and member of AASL’s Induction Program will moderate.

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