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Breakout Session 3 [clear filter]
Friday, October 26

12:00pm CDT

Access for All: Partnering with the Public Library
When schools and public libraries partner to give access to more resources, students win! This session tells the story of how the "student public library card" program in ISD196 and ISD191 came to be. Wondering how you might implement something similar? This session will explain the how-tos behind planning, implementation, and communication as well as share successes, popular public library resources your students need, and reflect on lessons learned.

Link to session presentation  

Link to resources on the Student Card Program Page via the Dakota County Library 
(Select "Access Resources" to view)

avatar for Doug Johnson

Doug Johnson

Director of Technology, ISD191
Doug Johnson is the Director of Technology for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage (MN) Public Schools. His teaching experience has included work in grades K-12. He is the author of nine books, columns in Educational Leadership and Library Media Connection, the Blue Skunk Blog, and articles... Read More →
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Andrew McCluskey

Library Media Specialist / English Teacher, ISD 196

Friday October 26, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm CDT
Lake Vermilion

12:00pm CDT

Five Future Ready Fixes For Your Media Program
Five Future Ready Fixes For Your Media Program:
Learn about five important things you can change in your media program to make it Future Ready! Using student agency and the 4C’s you can recreate the look, feel, and purpose of your media center.We don’t need a lot of money to make the best of what we already have in our programs. Learn how to create buzz and publicity with creative events like Escape Rooms and MakerDays to garner administrative support (which helps with financial support). Change the way you operate your media center and it could change how the school and district value the media program as a whole.

avatar for Amy Carney

Amy Carney

Media Specialist, White Bear Lake Area HS - North Campus
Amy is a Media Specialist at White Bear Lake HS - North Campus, which is a grades 9-10 school. Her career includes 13 years teaching 6th grade Language Arts at North Branch Middle school, 4 years as the Media Specialist/Tech Integrationist at North Branch HS, and now on her 3rd year... Read More →

Friday October 26, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm CDT
Lake Miltona B