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Summer Professional Development Opportunities Hosted by the SLS (Free) 
 
ONLINE RESOURCES
7/14/2015
From: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
PES Large Conference Room (Teacher Center) - JLB Watertown
Presented by: North Country Library System and School Library System
Intended Audience: Teachers and Teacher-Librarians
Description: The North Country Library System and School Library System will offer an overview of the free resources that are available in our region! These resources include E-books and databases for research.  
 
CHANGE IN A DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT WITH APPLE
7/22/2015
From: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Administration Building, Conference Room A/B - JLB Watertown
Presented by: Christine Dowd and School Library System
Intended Audience: Teachers and Teacher-Librarians
Description: You will identify strategies for collaborating in a digital school environment. Learn how to apply new information strategies across diverse curriculum areas as well as for personal learning. Recognize possibilities for using and creating Multi-Touch books and online courses. Also, learn how to assist students as they work to create diverse content that demonstrates learning.
Registration:
https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=12366&I=1797962  
 
INFORMATION FLUENCY CONTINUUM FOR BEGINNERS
7/29/2015
From: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Administration Building, Room A/B - JLB Watertown
Presented by: School Library System
Intended Audience: Teachers and Teacher-Librarians
Description: Did you know that the Empire State Information Fluency Continuum is on EngageNY? This resource is aligned to the Common Core Standards and contains a wealth of resources for inquiry-based learning. The IFC will be introduced and participants will get hands-on practice organizing the resources into the phases of inquiry.
 
INFOGRAPHICS
8/5/2015
From: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Administration Building, Board Room - JLB Watertown Presented by: School Library System
Intended Audience: Teachers and Teacher-Librarians
Description: Exemplar Infographics will be shared during this session. Participants will also learn about resources available for creating and using Infographics in the classroom. Please bring a laptop.

LEARNING TO CODE
8/18/2015
From: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
PES Large Conference Room (Teacher Center) - JLB WatertownPresented by: School Library SystemIntended Audience: Teachers and Teacher-LibrariansDescription: There are many free resources available for teaching students to code. These resources will be shared, and participants will practice using these resources. Please bring a laptop.

 
 
 
Thank you for making our first North Country School Library Systems Conference a Success!  We hope to see you at the next one!
 
Please visit the conference website to check out the presentation archive:
 
 
 
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It is our mission to provide our member librarians with the support, resources and professional development to continue to be both educational leaders and collaborative partners with the teachers and administrators in each of our component districts. We facilitate equitable access to information resources for all students and instructional members in each district and we are committed to helping our libraries in their efforts to help each and every student meet and exceed the challenges of becoming college and career ready by graduation.