Fostering Student Research & Information Literacy Skills for Teachers, Secondary School Librarians and College Librarians
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Date:
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Price (Affiliate Member):
$0
Price (Governing):
$0
Price (Non-Member):
$0
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$0
Price (Patron Organizational):
$0
Price (Patron Organizational):
$0
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$0
Price (Patron Student):
$0
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0

Location:
Erie 1 BOCES Educational Center

Description:

The Erie 1 BOCES, Orleans/ Niagara BOCES School Library Systems & WNYLRC would like to invite you to attend a Professional Development learning opportunity:

There will be 5.5 hours of CTLE hours available from WNYLRC

Librarians from academic, school and public libraries will introduce attendees to methods which will help their students understand the research process. Based on writing assignments submitted beforehand by attendees, the presenters will proceed to model tools and skills teachers can utilize with their librarians that would introduce students to the research process and increase their information literacy skills. This will include helping students create questions to narrow and refine research topics, navigating a variety of information systems and introducing advanced search techniques for efficiency and best results.  Participants will also explore ways to assist students in critically evaluating open-web and library sources for quality and relevance to their topic.

Please bring a fully charged internet ready device with you.

There will not be any to borrow.

***Substitute reimbursement will not be provided.***

*** There is NO cost to attend, lunch will be provided on location.***

 

Directions:

Erie 1 BOCES Educational Center

355 Harlem Rd. West Seneca

Rooms B2A & B2B

 

 

CE Workshop:
Yes
CE Hours:
5.5
Workshop Length:
0.5
Speaker Name:
Molly Maloney, Maria Lowe, David Lewis, Andrew Johnston
Max Class Size:
30

Professional Development Workshop: Protest and Citizenship: Using Primary Sources to Create Evidence-Based Arguments

 

Professional Development Workshop: Protest and Citizenship: Using Primary Sources to Create Evidence-Based Arguments

 

2 Professional Development Sessions that Support C3 Framework and Next Generation English Language Arts Learning Standards

Mondays, December 2 and 9, 2019 from 8:30am-2:30pm

Location: WNYLRC Training Center (4950 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY)

 

The goal of this professional development program is to:

  • Introduce educators to the principles of communication across the curriculum and communication in the disciplines;
  • Build a knowledge base of digital primary sources available through the Library of Congress;
  • Understand and develop strategies to foster critical thinking through communication across the curriculum techniques;
  • Identify key considerations for selecting primary sources for instructional use;
  • Identify how argument and communication techniques can be effectively used in the social studies or history classroom;
  • Develop and implement practical strategies to support evidence-based arguments;
  • Lead supported debate to deepen students’ ability to use valid reasoning and evidence;
  • Implement reflection to integrate learning and achieve writing or communication goals; and
  • Create a new and refreshing 21st century classroom where teachers can offer students an environment of blended learning in which students are active participants.

Each attendee will be required to attend two full day sessions:

  • The first full-day session will be devoted exploring how to foster critical thinking through communication across the curriculum techniques; building a knowledge base of digital primary sources; and conducting inquiry-based learning with primary sources.
  • The second full-day session will be devoted to introducing the TPS Teachers Network for further sources and lesson plans; instructing using inquiry, argument and writing in the social studies or history classroom; and conducting pop-up debate and reflection to further communication and writing outcomes.

We are very excited to launch this new program for interdisciplinary civic engagement learning and hope that you will participate in a unique endeavor that offers the best from the ELA and social sciences fields.

Presenters:

Dr. Ann Rivera, Director, Writing Across the Curriculum, Chair, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at Villa Maria College, and member of the Buffalo Board of Education

Heidi Ziemer, Outreach & Digital Services Coordinator, Western New York Library Resources Council, and Teaching with Primary Sources Professional Development Provider Institute Coach

 

Stipends are available to reimburse the cost of substitute teachers

 

CTLE credit will be available and lunch will be provided

 

Contact Dr. Ann Rivera at riveraar@villa.edu or Ms. Heidi Ziemer at hziemer@wnylrc.org for more information about registration

 

 

This program is sponsored in part by the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Eastern Region Program, coordinated by Waynesburg University.