Category Archives: Conferences/Meetings/Institutes
Occasionally ALSC members wonder why ALSC award titles are automatically added to our list of Notable Books for Children. The ALSC Board periodically considers issues such as this to make sure we’re shepherding our awards and lists of recommended media … Continue reading
Don’t wait too much longer to register for the ALSC Institute in Oakland CA, September 18-20th. Though the Early Bird registration rate has expired, an advance rate is still available until August 25th. But registration is filling up fast; … Continue reading
Public library professional literature abounds with writing on the Common Core – how are teachers responding, is it the right direction, what are the implications for libraries? As public library staff explore new approaches and pilot projects, there is a … Continue reading
The Pura Belpré Award Celebración is always my favorite event at ALA. The award is given to an illustrator and a writer whose work “best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for … Continue reading
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