Talk Techie To Me: Technology Tips and Tricks for School Librarians
Participate and share : Poster
Amanda Jones Sarah Sansbury Student Sophia S.
Are you curious about new ways of incorporating innovative technology into your school library program? Examine how innovative technology such as green screening, augmented and virtual reality, open educational resources, virtual author visits and more in the school library can transform collaborative lessons to meet the ISTE Standards and core subject standards.
|Audience:||Library media specialists, Principals/head teachers, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: iOS, Windows, Android
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Subject area:||Language arts, STEM/STEAM|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
|Related exhibitors:||Turnitin, Canva for Education, Wakelet, Screencastify, Kami, IPEVO, Inc., Qball|
Participants will examine new technology to enhance student understanding of standards and enable them to collaborate in school libraries with core teachers in new and innovative ways.
We will showcase:
Virtual Trips (examples and how to create own), Digital Escapes, virtual author visits, OER's, Wakelet, live animal webcams, stop motion animation, green screening, and more.
Evidence of Success: View publications about our library programming at https://sites.google.com/view/abmack33/publications?authuser=0
I. Why technology is an integral part of a modern school library program.
II. Meeting the standards (ISTE, AASL, core subjects)
III. Technology has a tool and not the main focus
IV. Examples, resources, and links with photos in action (poll/audience participation)
A. for student use
B. for educator use
C. for community use
V. Exploration of the technology
VI. The benefits of these technologies
Amanda Jones is a teacher-librarian from Watson, LA. She was named one of EdTech Magazine's Top 30 K-12 IT Influencers to Follow in 2022. Amanda is the 2021 School Library Journal Co-Librarian of the Year, a 2021 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, and the 2020 Louisiana School Librarian of the Year. Amanda is the President of the Louisiana Association of School Librarians, an AASL Social Media Superstar, and a member of the Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Committee. She is passionate about school library advocacy and promoting the love of reading. Find out more about her at librarianjones.com.
Sarah Sansbury is a Teacher Librarian, who loves finding ways to incorporate STEM with literacy learning and the humanities. Her academic pursuits include a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a Specialist degree in Instructional Tech / Media Design. She currently is working on a Doctorate that focuses on School Improvement. She lives in Georgia with her husband, three kids, and her dog Blue.