Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Two workshops for Media Specialists

Successful Events for Media Specialists

Wednesday, March 24, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon at NEFLIN in Orange Park
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Couldn’t make it to FAME or couldn’t get enough? Join us as these presenters reprise their popular sessions for a morning of creative inspiration.

Time Travel via Symposiums
Do your secondary students think history should be dead and buried? Turn your library media center into a living historical experience. Join us and learn how to establish your own multidimensional symposium guaranteed to capture the most reluctant students' imagination.
Presenters : Michelle D. Brooks and Gail Berzins, Englewood High School, Jacksonville

SSYRA Tips for a Successful Program
The SSYRA committee chair will present tips on developing and implementing a successful school SSYRA program. Presenter: Lorraine Stinson, Murray Middle School, St. Augustine

How to Host a Young Authors Festival without Losing Your Mind
This session will provide ideas for organizing a Young Authors Festival which includes four concurrent sessions for an entire elementary school of 900 students. The festival includes an author visit, a children's musician, a storyteller, and every child in the school writing and publishing a fiction book. Additionally, information regarding the use of SKYPE for an additional author visit will be included. Presenter: Penny Bunch, Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School, Ocala

Collaboration for Media Specialists: It's More Than Just Providing Resources

Wednesday, March 24, 1:00 - 4:00 pm at NEFLIN in Orange Park
Are you viewed as a critical team member and professional in your school? Come learn what true collaboration between the school library media specialist and classroom teacher is all about. Learn how to collaborate from the planning of instruction all the way to assessment and evaluation. Your eyes will be opened as to how in-depth collaboration should be and how it affects student achievement. Examples of collaborative projects will be included.
Trainer: Lucretia Miller, Media Specialist, Chaffee Trail Elementary School, Jacksonville

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