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March 15, 2017

Top Tech Trends Spring 2017 – School Library Journal

Another items from Wednesday’s inbox…

Email message sent on behalf of ISTE collaborator School Library Journal.
Top Tech Trends for Spring 2017

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, 20173-4 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, 20173-4 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, VA
  • 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!
Register in advance and we’ll email you when each of these webcasts is available on-demand.

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