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Conference Theme: Learn~Connect~Transform

Every hour you will learn from 4 strands: Literacy – Technology – Information & Media Literacy – Evolving Role of a Librarian


Saturday 27 November 2021

9:30 am – 5:30 pm IST (Indian Standard Time)

9:30 – 10:15 am

Opening with Liferarian Association with Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker: Nalika Braganza – Program Director, Training & Impact, Teach For India
Keynote Speaker: Prashant Momaya – Director of Solution Engineering at Tableau Software

10:30 – 11:30 am


Restructuring Stories from the Public Domain

with Deepti Arora & Seema S. Goyal

Description: The presenter will share several ideas and strategies to engage children through various stories that will help them think creatively and build their writing skills by re-creating stories.

Information & Media Literacy

Role of the Librarian in Academic Integrity

with Brenda Brusegard

Description: Academic integrity is a concern around the world. Learn how the librarian can play a crucial role in ensuring all stakeholders (students, teachers, and parents) understand academic integrity and how to address it when faced with plagiarism or academic dishonesty.

Technology Tools

Tech Tools for Library Website and Marketing your Library

with Mythily Iyengar

Description:  Through this workshop you will learn 3 tech tools that you can use to create your website or curate resources for your teachers and students. Learn how you can market your library.

Evolving Roles of Librarians

A New Teacher Librarian – Setting up a space, building relationships

with Adrianna Astle

Description: Through this presentation, the presenter will share her journey from librarian to a teacher librarian. She will share how you can undertake the change – from setting up the physical space, weeding and improving the collection, building relationships with school colleagues and giving them an understanding of the evolving role to match the present day requirements.

11:45 – 12:45 pm


Genrefication: Why genrefy?

with Lamiya Bharmal

Description: Genrefying a collection is no quick or easy task when removing a book from its current place and relocating it to a new home. A mammoth task, the reason for doing this is to support readers, increase findability, boost independence and readership. Through this workshop the presenter aims to equip students to have a voice, choice in their reading habits so that finding a book from the selection becomes easier and meaningful.

Information & Media Literacy

Digital Citizenship

with Saleth Premson

Description: Digital Technologies became part of our everyday life and it’s inevitable. Digital Citizenship refers to effective, ethical and responsible use of technology. Through this session on Digital Citizenship, we will collaborate, learn and explore the importance Digital Citizenship and how we can implement in our schools especially during blended learning.

Technology Tools

Present Stations!

with Mangala Ganesh

Duration: 1.5 hours; Adjusted Time: 11:45 – 1:15 pm
Description: If you’re looking to shake things up and connect with your audience in a fun, creative, engaging, captivating, ensuring content is conveyed in a clear and visually appealing way. Together we will explore the groundwork for making an effective presentation on different platforms and craft a presentation that will keep your audience engaged.

Evolving Roles of Librarians

Librarians, redefining the role

with Tahera Kinkhabwala

Description: How both Libraries and Librarians need to adapt and change. Sharing her perspective.

1:00 – 2:00 pm


Small Books Big Takeaway

with Brinda Pandit

Description: How to use picture books with the audience in the right way to achieve the purpose and importance of picture books during inquiry or conceptual understanding.

Information & Media Literacy

Teaching Information Literacy Skills to Primary School Students

with Devanshi Joshi

Description: How you can teach information literacy skills from Kindergarten to grade 5. The workshop will include digital citizenship and some tips to collaborate with teachers.

Technology Tools

Teach Tech: Free online web based tools to support LFH (Learning from home)

with Ruchi Mahale

Duration: 1.5 hours; Adjusted Time: 1:30 – 3:00 pm
Description: The presenter will introduce few free web-based tools. It will be a hands -on session. These dynamic and efficient tools are useful to support students in ‘Learning from Home’ environment. Teachers can use these tools to design engaging activities to implement transdisciplinary themes, conduct assessments, evaluation processes, and receive data to make informed decisions about learning.

Evolving Roles of Librarians

Panel Conversation

with librarians: Saleth Premson, Shirley Miranda, Sajni Nair T. R, Rajni Roy

Description:Evolving roles and how they have learned, connected and transformed.

2:15 – 3:15 pm


Picture Book Writing

with Chaitali Shirali

Description: Learn how you can write a picture book. This workshop is for budding authors interested in learning the craft of writing.

Information & Media Literacy

Referencing and Citation – Why and How

with Kamini Yashwante

Description: Importance of referencing and citation, when and what to cite, referencing elements, creating a reference list, and formatting specific types of references – MLA and APA styles.

Technology Tools

Tech Tools to deepen Learning and Communication

with Ketki Bedekar

Adjusted Time: 3:15 – 4:15 pm
Description: This workshop will give you a glimpse on how to use technology tools to build rigor and deeper learning. Together we will learn Nearpod and Edpuzzle.

Evolving Roles of Librarians

21st Century: Librarian wearing many hats

with Anju Dutt

Description:This presentation will showcase how a Librarian can play different roles to empower students to grow and learn. From coaching students, teachers and parents; to building skills and enhancing the learning environment.

3:30 – 4:30 pm


Reading & Literacy

with Rozmeen Saifee

Duration: 1.5 hours; Adjusted Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Description: The workshop will talk about different reading strategies, ideas, lesson plans and engagements that will help support the Literacy program of a school.

Information & Media Literacy

Analyzing and Evaluating Media

with Sanjukta Sikder

Description: Teaching reliability, biases in Media. Evaluate online information and expand your view with lateral reading.

Technology Tools

SDG with Pear Deck

with Kuntal Bhandare

Adjusted Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Description: The presenter will use Pear Deck to demonstrate UNESCO’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Evolving Roles of Librarians

Bringing school community together with Reading & Writing

with Gizelle Rodrigues

Description:This workshop will give you an insight on different ways and activities you can bind the community together building literacy and individual’s voice and choice through publications and community writing festivals.