1- "A Few of Our Favorite Things" / Laura Ivey & Melissa Urban
Laura and Melissa reminded me of some hands-on maker ideas I've been intending to explore further:
2 - "The Inspired Library" / Corina Hayood & Beth Ebenstein Mulch
The super-charged librarians at T.C. Williams High School shared a range of small easy-to-implement ideas that increase library visibility in a school or community in a positive, energetic way:
3- "Planning for Future Ready" / Shannon Hyman
Shannon runs an incredibly dynamic school library and offered some fabulous tools and ideas that I would love to incorporate into our program:
4- "Black Stories Matter" / Shanon Outlaw
In her #blackstoriesmatter session, Shannon shared some great resources for finding diverse titles for our library collections:
5- "For the Love of Reading: Using Technology to Help Struggling Readers" / Ian Moore
Ian (of AIM-VA) recommended several tools to help increase the accesibility of text:
I hope you can use some of these ideas in your library program. And, there were so many great sessions that I wasn't able to attend -- I would love to hear your #VaASL17 take-aways!
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