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Breakout Session 5 [clear filter]
Friday, October 26

4:00pm CDT

Advocate's Action Plan: Building Support
Theories on political ideology, social relationships, norming, and activism can be used to update our strategies for building community and political support for our ideas and issues. Key ideas covered include Jonathon Haidt's moral foundation theory, the ladder of engagement as presented by Patrick Sweeny, and aligning language with supporter values. You will have an opportunity to experiment with these ideas using provided examples to test out how these ideas might work for you.

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Ann Hokanson

Executive Director, Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Ann is Executive Director of the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative.

Friday October 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Lake Miltona C

4:00pm CDT

Attack of the Killer Computer!: Is Your Library ?
Waseca Public Library was one of 28 libraries in 21 states (and the only one in the upper Midwest) to participate in the Ready to Code Co-Hort. Funded by American Library Association and sponsored by Google, Ready to Code aims to ensure libraries have the resources, capacity, and inspiration to embrace activities that promote computational thinking and computer science among our nation’s youth.

In this session, participants will learn how to use the Ready to Code toolkit, a professional development tool consisting of pathways, personas, and resources, from lesson plans to promotional pieces. Finally, the session will include hands-on experience with coding tools.

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Brianna Bleeker

Children's Curriculum Coordinator, Waseca Le Sueur Regional Library System
bbleeker@tds.lib.mn.usI like crafting, and graphic novels. I work with children and creating children's programming. I read anything with magic or fantasy elements and nothing without that. I play video games and board games, including dabbling in tabletop rpgs, so I'm a gamer in... Read More →
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Stacy Lienemann

Director, Waseca-Le Sueur Regional Library System
Stacy Lienemann serves as the Waseca-Le Sueur Regional Library System Director for five years and the chair of the Waseca Vision 2030 Vibrant and Dynamic Action Team. She hopes someone will want to talk to her about moss gardening.

Friday October 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Lake Nokomis

4:00pm CDT

Connect Learning to the Real World with EVERFI’s Online Resources
EVERFI’s online resources help educators teach critical skills in financial education, STEM exploration, health & wellness, and diversity at no cost to schools. These resources are standards-aligned and feature tools to track student knowledge gains. Attendees will receive login credentials, lesson plans, and ongoing curriculum support. Please bring a laptop.

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Lincoln Hughes

Regional Director, EVERFI

Friday October 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Lake Le Homme Dieu

4:00pm CDT

Geology: Things I Found in Minnesota
I do presentations about agates , fossils, artifacts and other gemstones I found in Minnesota. I also found platinum gold nugget .
I bring lots of examples and talk about what to look for and how to do it. I talk about the formation of and how they are here today and all the changes they went through. I do presentations for school science classes, libraries and museums. I get paid $300. If your interested

Friday October 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Lake Miltona A

4:00pm CDT

ITEM Standards Update
This past summer a team met to revise and update the 2009 ITEM Standards. Come learn about the work that has been completed and provide feedback on the draft of the new standards.


DRAFT ITEM Standards

Feedback Form

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Andi Bodeau

Digital Learning & Instructional Media Coordinator, Osseo Area Schools

Friday October 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Lake Minnewaska

4:00pm CDT

Putting the Fun Back in PD
Sauk Rapids-Rice High School held a short, one-hour PD session that had teachers smiling and engaged in learning. Learn how #StormRace changed the face of professional development at SRRHS.
Here's a link to the presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Bf1lT4pMukCG4agxufVp6plHeYDOpp6U_-6sgHHuKgM/edit?usp=sharing

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Maria Burnham

English Teacher, Sauk Rapids-Rice School District
Mother of two, wife of one, library media specialist extraordinaire.

Friday October 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Lake Osakis

4:00pm CDT

Raising Makers - Engaging Learning in a Library
In our ever changing educational environment, the role the classroom is more than just desks inside walls. Come discover and discuss ideas of how to reimagine learning spaces of the library media center and classrooms. See how creative opportunities such as MakerSpaces can support innovation in your school. Come ready to see ways to tinker, play, explore, and create.

Presentation at http://bit.ly/MakerITEM18

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Jen Legatt

Library Media Specialist

Friday October 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Lake Miltona B

4:00pm CDT

Tech Integration and My First Year in the Library/Media Center
Sharing the plea made to PTA to co-sponsor a class set of iPads to be used during media lessons in a K-5 setting. Tech lessons with low prep for a non 1:1 school from internet safety to coding and blackout poetry. Management and integration ideas shared.

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Jennifer Hennes

Elementary Library Media Specialist, Rochester Public Schools - Bamber Valley Elementary
Overseas Educator Elementary Teacher Reading Teacher Technology Integration Specialist Library Media Specialist

Friday October 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Lake Carlos