[Library Media] Fwd: Top Tech Trends for Spring 2017 (webcast series)

Sharon Deeds sdeeds at utah.gov
Thu Mar 9 08:05:52 MST 2017

3-part series about Technology in Educational Spaces
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*Top Tech Trends for Spring 2017

*March 16 / April 20 / May 18, 2017 3-4 PM ET, 12-1 PM PT*

Our popular ISTE series returns this spring with all-new presentations on
technology in the education space, from helping struggling readers to
sorting fact from fiction when it comes to digital information.

Led by top practitioners in the field, these one-hour free sessions will
offer practical insight into the following hot topics in tech, each with
implications for schools and libraries.

*Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News*
*March 16, 2017, 3-4 PM ET, 12-1 PM PT*
Critical thinking is more important than ever. Our panelists will cover how
to vet information and establish best practices for students to manage the
digital firehose, and consider perspective and bias.

*60 Tools in 60 Minutes*
*April 20, 2017, 3-4 PM ET, 12-1 PM PT*
Get ready for a rapid fire tool share in this next webcast in the SLJ/ISTE
series. We’ll explore the best applications and gear for your school or
library, including must-have multimedia content, cool coding platforms, and
top choices for your maker space.

*Technology to Aid the Struggling Reader*
*May 18, 2017, 3-4 PM ET, 12-1 PM PT*
Join this free, resource-rich program for tips on how to leverage
technology to help new and struggling readers. Learn about the best
storytelling apps, digital sources of high-interest content for kids and
teens, and more.

*Register Now for 1, 2, or ALL Sessions*

Panelists for these webcasts include an impressive array of librarians,
editors, and thought leaders ...

   - *Frank Baker* - Founder, The Media Literacy Clearinghouse
   - *K.C. Boyd* - Lead Librarian, East St.Louis (IL) School District
   - *Monica Cabarcas* - Librarian, Albemarle High School, Charlottesville,
   - *Daryl Grabarek* - Senior Editor, School Library Journal
   - *Michele Haiken* - English Teacher, Rye Middle School, Rye, NY;
   Adjunct Professor of Literacy, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY
   - *Kristina A. Holzweiss* - Founder of SLIME (Students of Long Island
   Maker Expo), President of Long Island LEADS, *SLJ*'s 2015 School
   Librarian of the Year
   - *Gary Price* - Editor, Infodocket
   - *Damaso Reyes* - New York City Program Manager, News Literacy Project
   - *Mike Ribble* - Educator, Founder, digitalcitizenship.org
   - *Heidi Williams* - Head of School, Jefferson Lighthouse, Racine, WI

*Can't make these dates? No problem!*
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