W-FL BOCES School Library System
I hope everyone is off to a great school year.....it's hard to believe it's already October! The first SLS Council/Communications Coordinator meeting is October 16th. Please make sure you connect with your district's Communciations Coordinator to get more SLS updates! FYI, October is "Bullying Prevention Month"....there are lots of great SLS resources that can help students to treat eachother respectfully and promote socioemotional learning and development!
Library Girl's "Best Part of My Day"
Jennifer LaGarde presents a progressive, compassionate view of librarianship that is closely aligned with the Future Ready goals, the new AASL standards and a student-centered approach to teaching and learning. Take a moment to watch the video below to begin thinking about how you can make your library a place of possibility, too!
Upcoming PD opportunities:
Say HELLO to XELLO: October 11
Meet Xello. A student-centered, future ready, innovative resource for students and educators! In this session, participants will gain hands-on experience as they learn how to deliver a program that builds future readiness for students, become familiar with Xello core functionality and key features.
Barrier Busting @ Your Library: October 22
This workshop will provide a framework and guidelines for designing programs that meet the needs of all children by exploring the concepts of Universal Design, Multiple Intelligences and Culturally Relevant Education. Issues such as communication, behavior management, materials in alternate formats, assistive technology and inclusive play will be addressed. Make sure the library doors are open and that youth with disabilities are welcome here!
To register: https://bit.ly/2MXReTK
Raising Digital Citizens: Nov 1
To register: https://bit.ly/2NxNCVs
Teaching Research Skills with NoodleTools: November 15
To register: https://bit.ly/2NhHpMk
Inclusive Libraries Conference
NYLA Fall Conference
A great way to share, connect and learn from your peers across the region! If you'd like to join our Google community, e-mail Teresa and she'll send you an invite!
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SLS Contact Information
- SLS Main Line: 315.332.2100
- Katherine Hammill, SLS Director, 315.332.7236
- Ryan Ayers, SLS Coordinator, 315.332.7231
- Teresa Keyes, SLS Coordinator, 315.332.7241
- Sharon Zadarlik, SLS Secretary, 315.332.7234
- Sue Marcano, Library Automation, 315.332.7452