CREATING A GLOBAL MEDIA CENTER: A WORKSHOP FOR K-12 LIBRARIANS AND TECHNOLOGY SPECIALISTS

Media 2012April 27-28, 2016

Location: The Carolina Center for Educational Excellence

Cost: $200 per person. $300 for out-of-state

This day-and-a-half workshop surveys emerging technologies and media content used to bring the world to North Carolina’s schools. The program is designed to help K-12 school librarians and technology facilitators better understand our interconnected world by learning with and through technology. The workshop also offers resources and hands-on strategies to increase and improve content, collection, and integration of global themes in the library.


Schedule

Wednesday, April 27 Thursday, April 28
12:00 CHECK IN AND REGISTRATION 8:00 COFFEE, JUICE AND PASTRIES
1:00 Welcome
Charlé LaMonica and Julie Kinnaird
World View
UNC-Chapel Hill
8:30 Make a Global Impact with Carolina Navigators
Kinsey Spencer Davis
Carolina Navigators, Center for Global Initiatives
UNC-Chapel Hill
1:15 Student Voice and Choice
Katrina Keene
Dell Corporation
9:30 Read Around the World and Other ELA Resources
Kristi Barber Day
English and Language Arts
NC Department of Public Instruction
2:15 BREAK 10:30 BREAK
10:45 #WeNeedDiverseBooks: Multicultural Literature in the Media Center
Alexandria Faulkenbury
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
2:30 Fostering Cross-Cultural Competency Through Digital Storytelling
Carina Brossy
World View Outreach Specialist
11:45 LUNCH (provided)
3:30 Research in the Digital Age
Kathy Beck and Karen Van Vliet
Iredell-Statesville Schools
12:45 From Static to Dynamic: Technology Tools to Engage Students with Global Issues
Katharine Robinson
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
4:30 ADJOURN FOR DAY 1:45 Using Media in the Classroom: Best Practices for Technology and Copyright
Will Cross
Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center
NC State University
2:45 Action Plans and Next Steps for Your Media Center
Julie Kinnaird
World View
UNC-Chapel Hill
3:30 ADJOURN

Pre-Program Material

Week 1: Recommended Readings and Study Guide – Holland, Beth. (14 January 2015). “21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons.”  Edutopia.

Navarro, Alyson. (6 September 2013). “What Matters Now: Education. The Top Digital Trends Transforming Education.” Huge.

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