Category Archives: Conferences/Meetings/Institutes
I’m back home now and reflecting on my #alaac14 conference experience. It was amazing – full of inspiring ideas, friends (old and new), and thrilling moments (I can’t be the only one who got a little teary at the Newbery-Caldecott … Continue reading
If you were not able to attend the Newbery Caldecott Banquet in Las Vegas and are sad that you missed hearing the speeches, do not despair! They are now available online at http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia. Enjoy!
Yesterday I attended ECRR 2.0 Apps for Early Literacy session at #alaac14. A panel of 6 individuals passionate about early literacy discussed current research for best practices, as well as demonstrating a few of their favorite apps. Panelist Chip D. … Continue reading
It’s tough thinking of things to do every month with your TAG. I know that’s why I ended my TAG 2 years ago. But I’ve been inspired to give it a second go after visiting the Harry Potter Alliance booth … Continue reading
Sage Videos and ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom sponsored a reading of banned books on Saturday and Sunday during the ALA Conference. Attendees were invited to read a short passage from their favorite banned book and then make a brief … Continue reading
One fun aspect of attending conferences is getting to experience what the host cities have to offer. I made a trip with some colleagues to In-N-Out burger for lunch–it’s a restaurant that none of our home states has. It also … Continue reading
Serving children on the autism spectrum can be an intimidating endeavor, particularly if you have little to no experience working with these families. However, as the session I attended yesterday afternoon discussed, libraries are absolutely not alone in this. “Creating … Continue reading