March 5, 2013 School Library Selection Committee Meeting


9:00
Introductions, agenda and housekeeping
Share one cool think that you have done or learned recently. Feel free to post pictures, link to your website or to an amazon page. Choose at least one cool idea and have someone from your table share it with the larger group.

Post cool ideas here

Celebrate Books and Reading Scavenger Hunt
Co-create a list of dates and events. Find as many dates and event as you can and add them to this document. The school team that gets the most events will receive two $5 Tim Cards!

9:45
Database Reviews
PebbleGo (Emergent Readers) - April 30
Database Review Form
PowerKnowledge Suite (Science grades 3 - 8) - March 15
Database Review Form
Expert Spaces (Grades 4 - 12) - April 15
Database Review Form
ExpertSpace Responses
CultureGrams (Social Studies 7-12; Kid's Edition 4-6)
Database Review Form

11:00
Book Talks from the Consultants
  • Arts Education
  • Treaty Education
  • ELA

12:00 - 12:45
Lunch

12:45 - 1:15
Complete Database Review

New Resources
Britannica App

Britannica Widgets
Quickly and easily explore key people, places and topics via widgets based on the Encyclopædia Britannica, one of the world's most trusted sources of information.



Books and Reading
Overdrive School Trial

1:30 - 2:30
Book Promotion
Audio Boo
Kaywa QR Code Creator
SuperLame

Blabberize

Voki


Animoto
Experiment with Animoto
Apply for an Education account - that you can share with your students
Why choose Animoto (how to use Animoto)