Concurrent Session 5

A Patchwork Reading Program presented by Beth Miller

Description: Learn how a revised reading program brought teachers and students back to the library. Ebooks, a stronger fiction section, new furniture and genrefication gave new life to the media center. The end result culminated in a ‘read across the school” day, promoting the love of reading through interactive lessons for all content areas. (Audience: ALL)

Increase Collaboration through a Future Ready Cross-Curricular Book Club presented by Tiffany Davis

Description: Are you interested in catapulting your school book club into the future, and increasing collaboration opportunities with classroom teachers at the same time? Find out about Tome Student Literacy Society during this interactive session. Tome Society merges book discussions, digital competitions, CCSS standards, and MUCH more in a robust student club for 4th-12th grade students! (Audience: Grades 4+)

Set Sail with Seesaw presented by Stephanie Gauthia and Jennifer Lewis

Description: Are you drowning in a sea of educational technology? Seesaw is a powerful digital learning portfolio that will help you streamline your efforts. This session offers hands-on experience using Seesaw. You will also get practical ideas about how to use Seesaw to promote literacy, digital citizenship and critical thinking. (Audience: ALL)

The Peach Books Go Digital presented by Angelyne Collins and Suzanne Gordon

Description: Explore the benefits of curating and promoting access to the Peach books in digital format, including eBooks, audiobooks, and Kindle books. Digital tools and resources to promote the books, engage student participation, and connect to curriculum will be discussed, including QR codes, YouTube, Facebook, Goodreads, and the Peach Award webpage. (Audience: High)