Sunday, October 18, 2015

42 Points of Inquiry model with Moira Ekdahl




Moira Ekdahl worked with a group of British Columbia teacher-librarians to develop an inquiry model that is based on Barbara Stripling’s model of inquiry: Points of Inquiry is sponsored by the British Columbia Teacher-Librarians' Association and utilized in many school districts around British Columbia. Join us to hear all about it!

The Idea Box Show is a series of casual conversations with school librarians of all kinds, sharing ideas and expanding our personal learning networks. 

Here are our show notes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17YKVWVco4tAkNnIIF7eLqQ-nBM4G9zCUEvAL5OIlQdA/edit?usp=sharing 

Watch the show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/NNo1HKqsMt8 

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Friday, September 25, 2015

41 Keeping the School Library Relevant with Bruce DuBoff




Join us as we talk about keeping the school library relevant in an era of shrinking support and resources, or, the movement back to books and real, valuable reading!
The Idea Box Show is a series of casual conversations with school librarians of all kinds, sharing ideas and expanding our personal learning networks.
Watch the show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/SEfog4RTnrQ
Next time: Points of Inquiry Model in the School Library with Moira Ekdahl
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

40 Volunteers in the School Library with Gabrielle Casieri




Gabrielle Casieri’s school library runs more smoothly with the help of parent and student volunteers.  Learn how her volunteer program runs!

The Idea Box Show is a series of casual conversations with school librarians of all kinds, sharing ideas and expanding our personal learning networks.
Watch the show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/-sMr-VIgyZ0
Next time: Keeping the School Library Relevant with Bruce DuBoff
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

39 Ditching Dewey in the School Library with Shannon Thompson

Shannon Thompson ditched Dewey in his school library! His students can now browse the collection by genre, finding books that engage them. Join us for a discussion of the nuts and bolts of moving to a genre-based classification system.
The Idea Box Show is a series of casual conversations with school librarians of all kinds, sharing ideas and expanding our personal learning networks.
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Next time: Ditching Dewey in the School Library with Shannon Thompson
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Thursday, July 16, 2015

38 Advocacy: Getting Involved at the State and National Levels with Christina Cucci


Christina Cucci just finished the ALA Emerging Leaders program and has lots to share with us about building advocacy. It’s time to get involved in your state and national library organizations!
The Idea Box Show is a series of casual conversations with school librarians of all kinds, sharing ideas and expanding our personal learning networks.
Watch the show on YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeNHAsfcdgI
Next time: Ditching Dewey in the School Library with Shannon Thompson
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Thursday, July 9, 2015

37 Creating Digital Essays in Google Slides with Gerry Van Slooten


Gerry Van Slooten wants his students to really understand the structure of a well-written essay. Find out how he uses digital tools to help his high school students improve their writing and enjoy the process!
The Idea Box Show is a series of casual conversations with school librarians of all kinds, sharing ideas and expanding our personal learning networks.
Watch the show on YouTube: youtu.be/QI45xpaJ2nI
Next time: Digital Citizenship Instruction in the School Library with Christina Cucci.
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36 Personal Shopping in the School Library with Cathy Jo Nelson


Cathy Nelson works hard to match students with books that will engage them. Join us to learn about her personal shopping project, and how it works!
The Idea Box Show is a series of casual conversations with school librarians of all kinds, sharing ideas and expanding our personal learning networks.
Next time: Digital Essays in the School Library with Gerry Van Slooten.
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