Not a Rocking Chair Librarian

Not a Rocking Chair Librarian

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By Zoe Midler
Conversations & ruminations on the shifts taking place in K-12 librarianship & libraries.
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E23 | Listen, Connect, & Support - Kristina Holzweiss
A chat w/Kristina Holzweiss about the book she co authored w/Stony Evans, Hacking School Libraries: 10 Ways to Incorporate Library Media Centers into Your Learning Community & what she considers the most important library hack.
32:42
October 4, 2019
E22 | Finding Chopportunities-Mark Ray
Mark Ray, Dir. of Innovation & Library Services Vancouver Washington Public Schools, discusses changes, trends, & obstacles impacting teacher librarians as we re position ourselves as teachers and school leaders. What’s changed since his 2016 TedTalk?
1:25:20
May 10, 2019
E21 | Creating an Attitude of Skepticism
E21 | Creating an Attitude of Skepticism- Jennifer LaGarde & Daren Hudgins, authors of Fact vs Fiction: Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in the Age of Fake News, talk about information/media literacy & the need for teachers, parents, and students to become skeptical consumers of information.
50:50
April 12, 2019
E20 | “Ding Ka-ching” Patron Self Service
BVSD Elem, MS, HS teacher librarians discuss the benefits of patron self service in their libraries.
41:18
February 27, 2019
E19.7 | Expand Your Definition of Literacy
Shannon Miller & Bill Bass share their views on the critical role teacher librarians serve in our learning communities & the need to expand our definition of Literacy.
16:40
February 7, 2019
E19.6 | Dynamic Duos - Library = Curiosity Center.
Marnie Steele & Brent Caldwell share their journey to create Meadowlark’s Curiosity Center.
39:01
January 31, 2019
E19.5 | Dynamic Duos-Libraries Are the Collaborative Hearts of Our Schools
Dynamic Duo - Kelly Sain & Andrew Moore discuss the changes they are seeing in BVSD library spaces, programming, & the positive impact of staffing the collaborative hearts of our schools w/licensed & endorsed teacher librarians.
20:04
December 18, 2018
E 19.4 | Dynamic Duos - Students Are VIPs
Ginger Ramsey & Jane Schissel from Broomfield High School discuss their vision for the library as a student-centered, multipurpose space that is dynamic & continually evolving to meet the needs of patrons.
17:33
November 23, 2018
E19.3 | Dynamic Duos: Tech Is Not the Teacher
Jenn B. & Tracy H. Superior Elem. reflect on how they are repositioning the teacher librarian as a co-teacher & library as an extension of the classroom to help staff & students continue learning explorations.
25:54
October 21, 2018
E19.2 | Dynamic Duo - Library RESET
Eldorado K-8 Principal, Robyn Hamasaki, & Teacher Librarian, Lindsey Dantino, talk about their library RESET.
22:07
September 21, 2018
E19.1 | Dynamic Duos - Empowering Leaders
Emerald Elem Principal, Samara Williams & Lizzy Carmihael, teacher librarian, reflect on their patnership to bring Future Ready Librarianship to their learning community.
26:48
August 29, 2018
E18 | Todd B. Covert Creativity
Todd B. shares his thoughts on creativity & Hubbard Woods’ IDEA Lab 2018-19 initiatives.
35:48
July 13, 2018
E17 | Revenge of the Podcast People
Ming Scheid, Ed Tech Specialist, and I discuss the benefits podcasting & the variety of podcasts and tools.
18:02
May 8, 2018
E16 | Directions NOT Included 4.19.18
Stacey Duval (@staceyduval5) shares Mobile Maker Kit reflections & next steps for fostering Maker Ed at Horizons K-8
14:36
April 20, 2018
E15 | TxLA 2018 Library Leaders 4.5.18
Impromptu chat w/ Joyce Valenza, Nikki Robertson, & Jennifer Casa-Todd.
08:50
April 6, 2018
E14 | Cunning use of Maker Ed tools @ parent fundraiser
Tracy tells us how she integrated Mobile Maker Kit tools & design challenges into annual patient fundraiser at Superior Elem.
17:25
March 15, 2018
E11 | Student Tech Squad-Maker Mavens 3.2.18
Broomfield HS Genius Bar students share thheir experiences coaching Elem students as they interacted w/Maker tools and activities.
34:00
March 2, 2018
E10 | Mobile Maker Kit Reflections 3.1.18
E10 | Mobile Maker Kit Reflections
17:51
March 2, 2018
E5 | MMK Reflections 1.8.18
Continuing conversation w/BVSD teacher librarians on their use of District Mobile Maker Kits.
09:28
February 25, 2018
E9 | Teacher Librarian & Innovation Engineer 2.24.18
Chat with Mila S. Teacher Librarian & Innovation Engineer at Kohl Elem. BVSD
14:54
February 24, 2018
E8 | MMK Reflections 2.14.18
Sara W. teacher librarian, BCSIS/High Peaks, shares her reflections on using a District Mobile Maker Kit for 30 days.
04:04
February 15, 2018
E7 | MMK Reflections 1.30.18
More Mobile Maker Kit reflections. Loran Lattes, teacher librarian, at Whittier Elem shares her observations on Kit usage.
05:15
February 2, 2018
E6 | MMK Reflections 1.17.18
Sheena K. , teacher librarian, Peak to Peak K-12, chats w/us about her experience with #BVSD Mobile Maker Kit.
09:38
January 18, 2018
E4 | MMK Reflections 12.23.17
3 BVSD teacher librarians reflect on their time with District developed Mobile Maker Kits (MMKs) created to give schools a taste of maker ed and maker centered learning.
25:30
December 23, 2017
E3-MMK Reflections | 12.14.17
MMK Reflections
10:23
December 14, 2017
E2 | MMK Reflections 11.18.17
BVSD teacher librarians reflect on their experience w/Mobile Maker Kits & student dispositions when interacting w/Kits.
06:22
November 18, 2017
E1 | Innovation Tour 11.16.17
Innovation tour intro
03:04
November 17, 2017
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