Conference Theme: Learn~Connect~Transform
Every hour you will learn from 4 strands: Literacy – Technology – Information & Media Literacy – Evolving Role of a Librarian
Keynote Speaker: Nalika Braganza – Program Director, Training & Impact, Teach For India
Keynote Speaker: Prashant Momaya – Director of Solution Engineering at Tableau Software
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Description: How both Libraries and Librarians need to adapt and change. Sharing her perspective.
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.
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.
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.
Description:Evolving roles and how they have learned, connected and transformed.
Description: Learn how you can write a picture book. This workshop is for budding authors interested in learning the craft of writing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Description: Teaching reliability, biases in Media. Evaluate online information and expand your view with lateral reading.
Adjusted Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Description: The presenter will use Pear Deck to demonstrate UNESCO’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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.