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Future Ready Library Media Specialists Summit

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Location: Room 260-2
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Shannon Miller  
Tom Murray  

Librarians engage in collaboration and employ literacy, learning and technology as a superpower! Working with their school community, librarians support and encourage change in many ways. This summit will highlight how collaboration works within schools to enhance learning, reading, creativity, student voice, while bringing these ideas back to their communities.

Audience: Coaches, Library media specialists, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Participant accounts, software and other materials: None
Topic: Library/media
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Language arts
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
Collaborator
  • Dedicate planning time to collaborate with colleagues to create authentic learning experiences that leverage technology.
  • Collaborate and co-learn with students to discover and use new digital resources and diagnose and troubleshoot technology issues.
  • Use collaborative tools to expand students' authentic, real-world learning experiences by engaging virtually with experts, teams and students, locally and globally.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Librarians engage in collaboration and employ literacy, learning and technology as a superpower! Working with their school community, librarians support and encourage change in many ways. This summit will highlight how collaboration works within schools to enhance learning, reading, creativity, student voice, while bringing these ideas back to their communities.

Outline

In this summit, we will...

Connect about the current climate and our goals as Future Ready Librarians. Take a closer look and create the future ready student.

Uncover collaboration and what it means to Future Ready Librarians.

Discuss how collaboration ties into literacy, learning and technology.

Learn about and explore different tools and methods.

Supporting research

Refer to Leading from The Library.

https://my.iste.org/s/store?_ga=2.238314752.1824204098.1650593604-1727773235.1629131250#/store/browse/detail/a1w1U000004Lp6tQAC

The Library Voice https://vanmeterlibraryvoice.blogspot.com/

Future Ready Librarians https://futureready.org/future-ready-librarians/

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Presenters

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Shannon Miller, Van Meter Community School

Shannon serves as the K-12 district teacher librarian and innovation director at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa. She is also the Future Ready Librarians Spokesperson working with the Alliance of Excellent Education in Washington DC. Shannon is an avid blogger at, The Library Voice, writing, speaking and consulting on librarianship, education and students around the world.

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Tom Murray, Future Ready Schools / All4Ed

Tom serves as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education. He has testified before the US Congress and has previously worked alongside that body and the US Senate, the White House, and the US Department of Education. Murray serves as a regular conference keynote and is the co-author of ASCD’s best-seller, Learning Transformed. His most recent best seller, Personal & Authentic was published in the fall of 2019. Connect with him at thomascmurray.com.

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