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  • I think I figure it out. Slideshare does not support some of the fonts I used so they were converted and that distorted the spacing. I'll try to remember that for the future.
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  • Thank you Ron! I noticed that the spacing of slides was distorted once I uploaded to slideshare. I am not sure I can change that. I think the live presentation did not have weird text spacing.
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  • So with that short introduction, back to the topic at hand.
  • So with that short introduction, back to the topic at hand.
  • So with that short introduction, back to the topic at hand.
  • http://shepardartstudio.com/contentdmV8.htmlAnd if all that change isn’t enough… remember this evolution of music and sound? It’s all information, no matter what format it comes in.
  • When I began to review how we have responded as a profession, it became clear that all major aspects of Libraries and being a Librarian have been affected. There have even been changes that don’t fit into our conventional thinking about libraries.. And we’ll get to that later.
  • SAAS – independent college prep school, laptop school since 1997, the emphasis on arts shows here in the original posters we make. That was a collaboration with Rebekah our photography teacher.And here are a few random and dramatic facts about me
  • So with that short introduction, back to the topic at hand.
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    1. 1. Kathleen Johnson<br />Seattle Academy<br />Green Librarian<br />7<br />Arcs of <br />INNOVATION<br />Dedicated to Buffy Hamilton, tireless advocate for School Libraries<br />
    2. 2. Kathleen Johnson<br />Seattle Academy<br />Green Librarian<br />7<br />Arcs of <br />INNOVATION<br />Dedicated to Buffy Hamilton, tireless advocate for School Libraries<br />
    3. 3. Ladies and Gentlemen<br />Right about now<br />You are rockin’ with the best of ‘em all<br />
    4. 4. You are now rockin’ with the best<br />
    5. 5. WLMA Librarians !<br />Get ready to rumble!<br />
    6. 6. Kathleen Johnson<br />Seattle Academy<br />Green Librarian<br />7<br />Arcs of <br />INNOVATION<br />Dedicated to Buffy Hamilton, tireless advocate for School Libraries<br />
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    9. 9. Stephen Abrams<br />http://www.slideshare.net/stephenabram1/seflin2011 <br />
    10. 10.
    11. 11. xkcd<br />
    12. 12. Our Journey Analog to Digital<br />http://shepardartstudio.com/contentdmV8.html<br />
    13. 13. Realms of Change<br />Every aspect of our work and environment is changing.<br />Librarians<br />Standards<br />Physical Space<br />Our Materials / Services / Acquisitions<br />Our Students<br />How Libraries work together<br />
    14. 14. Librarians<br />
    15. 15. Literacy<br />Our <br />Foundation<br />
    16. 16. Then we had three revolutions:<br />Internet and Broadband <br />Wireless <br />Connectivity<br />Social <br />Networking<br />
    17. 17. Literacies GONE WILD <br />
    18. 18.
    19. 19. Is it no wonder…<br />We look like this<br />
    20. 20. Almost everyday…<br />We…<br />
    21. 21. Encounter the Unexpected…<br />
    22. 22. Transitions<br />Read<br />Read, view, listen<br />Student Learner<br />Lifelong Learner<br />Personal Learner<br />
    23. 23. Transitions<br />Info Lit<br />Multiple Lits<br />Individual<br />Group Learning<br />
    24. 24. Transitions<br />Skills<br />Skills & Dispositions<br />Self-<br />Assessment<br />
    25. 25. Digital Ecosystems<br />Email<br />Social Networking Bookmarking<br />Wikis<br />Google everything<br />Microcasting<br />Webcasts <br />Podcasts<br />Web radio<br />Vlogs<br />eAdvocacy<br />Chat Rooms<br />Photo Blogs<br />Listservs<br />Forums<br />Web Sites<br />Viral this ‘n that<br />Search<br />Keywords<br />Blog Aggregators<br />Tagging<br />File Sharing<br />Collaborating<br />Tagging<br />
    26. 26.
    27. 27. Best Book Evah!<br />
    28. 28.
    29. 29.
    30. 30. - Clay Shirkey<br />
    31. 31.
    32. 32.
    33. 33. Kathleen Johnson<br />Seattle Academy<br />Green Librarian<br />7<br />Arcs of <br />INNOVATION<br />Dedicated to Buffy Hamilton, tireless advocate for School Libraries<br />
    34. 34. 7 Arcs of Innovation<br />Spaces: Physical and Virtual <br />LMS as a Learning Specialist (Zmuda & Harada)<br />Transliteracy      <br />Embedded Librarian<br />Professional Development on Steroids<br />Lankes Worldview: Atlas of New Librarianship<br />Personal Learning Environments: Become Learner-centered, not library-centered <br />
    35. 35. 1.<br />Spaces:<br />Physical & Virtual<br />
    36. 36. Reposition the library as the primary informal learning space on campus<br />
    37. 37. “We are just beginning to understand how important physical space is to learning and how radically different true learning-centered campuses will look in the future.”<br />A FREE online book located here:<br />http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/PUB7102.pdf<br />Chapter 30 Northwestern University’s InfoCommons<br />
    38. 38. Old assumptions about space<br /> Learning only happens in classrooms<br /> Learning only happens at fixed times<br /> Learning is an individual activity<br /> A classroom has a “front”<br /> What happens in a classroom everyday is the same<br /> Learning demands privacy and removal of distractions<br /> Flexibility can be enhanced by filling a room with as many chairs as will fit<br /> Students will destroy comfy furniture<br />
    39. 39. 2.<br />LMS:<br />As Learning Specialist<br />
    40. 40. http://www.schoollibrarymonthly.com/articles/Zmuda&Harada2008v24nn8p42.html<br />
    41. 41.
    42. 42. p. 40 – Librarians as Learning Specialists. Allison Zmuda, Violet H. Harada<br />
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    44. 44. 3.<br />Transliteracy<br />
    45. 45. Working Definition: <br />Transliteracy is the ability to <br />> read, write and interact <br /> > across a range of platforms, tools and media <br /> from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.<br />
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    47. 47. - Stephen Abrams<br />
    48. 48. Buffy Hamilton<br />http://www.slideshare.net/buffyjhamilton/transforming-information-literacy-for-todays-students-libraries-as-sponsors-of-transliteracy<br />
    49. 49. In the end, its advantageous to promote skills of access, production and interaction across a variety of formats, <br />devices and<br />platforms. <br />
    50. 50. The Art of Discovery <br /> …is evolving<br />moocs<br />&<br />&<br />Brands<br />Social / <br />Sharing<br />Search<br />
    51. 51. 4.<br />The Embedded<br />Librarian (and Library)<br />
    52. 52. Examples of Embedding:<br />
    53. 53.
    54. 54. Exploring<br />Mobile<br />Opportunities<br />For User<br />Convenience<br />
    55. 55.
    56. 56. Deliver library resources and services at the point of need in a manner that users want and understand.<br /> - Excerpt from OCLC Vision<br />
    57. 57. 5.<br />Professional <br />Development <br />on Steroids<br />
    58. 58. Anytime Anywhere<br />TIP: Check out opportunities beyond the library community<br />Search Twitter for:<br /><ul><li>#Change11
    59. 59. #DS106
    60. 60. “mooc” (massive online open courses)</li></li></ul><li>6.<br />The Atlas of NEW<br />Librarianship<br />(David Lankes)<br />“… a new librarianship based not on books and artifacts but on knowledge and learning…”<br />
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    62. 62.
    63. 63.
    64. 64. Knowledge is created through conversations.<br />Knowledge can only be resident in humans.<br />
    65. 65. People who participate in conversations reach agreements.<br />Agreements form the basis of what we know. <br />
    66. 66. Agreements can be encoded into artifacts but artifacts do not contain the agreements (or the knowledge).<br />
    67. 67. Memory function: <br />Librarians preserve artifacts <br />to enhance conversations <br />by providing the memory <br />of past agreements. <br />
    68. 68. Therefore if…<br />The mission of Librarians is to improve society through facilitating knowledge creation in their communities…<br />AND knowledge is created through conversation, THEN we are in the conversation business. <br />
    69. 69. Atlas of New Librarianship<br />Companion Website/ Participatory Site<br />http://www.newlibrarianship.org/wordpress/<br />p. xii: “This book is all about conversations. The Atlas is my contribution to that conversation and it is really an invitation for you to join in.”<br /> - R. David Lankes<br />
    70. 70. 7.<br />Personal Learning<br />Environments<br />hyperlinks<br />
    71. 71. BIG HAIRY AUDACIOUS GOAL<br />As School Librarians we need to place each student at the center of their own information universe!  <br />
    72. 72. PLE<br />What is it?<br />
    73. 73. PLN =<br />Personal<br />Learning<br />Network<br />Online communities<br />Personal cognition <br />Distributed cognition<br />+<br />
    74. 74. As we continue to move from a broadcast model of information to a networked one, we will continue to see a reworking of the information landscape. <br /> -danahboyd<br />http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Review/EDUCAUSEReviewMagazineVolume45/StreamsofContentLimitedAttenti/213923<br />
    75. 75. “This world of learning will be customized, connected, amplified, authentic, relevant, and resilient and it is beginning to unfold now.”<br />
    76. 76. Why PLEs?<br />“…real-world problems are now too complex to be solved by a single person. The knowledge and expertise needed to solve them is increasingly distributed across networks.”<br />- Paavola & Hakkarainen, 2005; Nardi, et al, 2000)<br />
    77. 77. “Distributed intelligence means that resources that shape and enable activity are distributed … across people, environments, and situations.”<br /> - Henry Jenkins, 2007 <br />http://www.projectnml.org/files/working/NMLWhitePaper.pdf<br />
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    79. 79. The emergence of new internet environments in the last decade now require that students master the ability to ...capture “flows” of real-time information as they stream through RSS (really simple syndication) technologies and micro-blogs. <br /> <br />
    80. 80. SHIFT<br />Intelligence is an attribute of individuals (as in possessed by) <br />Intelligence is accomplished not possessed<br />
    81. 81. Learn how to conceptualize and use your subject guides as more than a static web page -- we'll explore how subject guides can anchor partnerships for learning, introduce social scholarship, and model processes and skills for networked learners who are creating personal learning environments.<br />Buffy Hamilton<br />The UnQuiet Librarian<br />
    82. 82. 8.<br />Event: Next Chapter <br />http://nextchapter.reimagine-ed.org/<br />
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    84. 84. Design thinking... what is that?<br />1: Define the problem<br />Immersion and the intense cross examination of the filters that have been employed in defining a problem. <br />2: Create and consider many options<br />Even the most talented teams and businesses sometimes fall into the trap of solving a problem the same way every time. <br />3: Refine selected directions<br />A handful of promising results need to be embrace and nurtured. <br />3.5 Repeat (optional)<br />Design thinking may require looping steps 2 and 3 until the right answers surface.<br />4: Pick the winner, execute<br /> “Fail early, fail often (‘til you get it right)”<br /> - Stanford D-School<br />
    85. 85. Using design thinking 4 brave cohorts tinkered with the future of school libraries.<br />Here are some of the ideas they came up with. <br />Every surface a workspace<br />A playground for project-based learning<br />A place to hack secrets <br />Library as portal to a journey: a path of discovery<br />A place to “remember” where I have been<br />Life = Learning = Library<br />Remember the big picture: we are redesigning learning<br />Libranasium (part gym, stage and library) with Libracoaches<br />Learners crave a culture of contribution<br />All furniture and walls flexible<br />Place to take a heroic journey<br />A user-driven space<br />Full of yurts as private spaces<br />Library as a community of conversations<br />http://nextchapter.reimagine-ed.org/<br />
    86. 86. More…<br />With many flash carts to enable flash-mob collaboration<br />With porch swings<br />And kitchen islands<br />Napping allowed (It’s brain-friendly”)<br />Transformed into the place to be<br />Info Exchange hub of learning with members (not users)<br />Libraries as Fields of Dreams (a metaphor for the American dream)<br />Pearls of Possibilities & Enchantment<br />Play as an end product, not a way to work<br />Roles and relationships are not static<br />Attachment is the story of learning<br />Yes, AND<br />As a tinkerers studio<br />Exercise your curiosity, be dangerous<br />Relationships, relationships, relationships<br />Safe place to fail<br />
    87. 87. Catch my presentation November 2, 2011 at 5pm Pacific Time<br />http://www.library20.com/page/2011-conference<br />
    88. 88. A little bit about your presenter:<br />Kathleen Johnson<br />Librarian at Seattle Academy<br />kjohnson@seattleacademy.org<br />Twitter : @simkathy<br /><ul><li> BA: Ethnomusicology (University of Washington)
    89. 89. MLS: University of Washington,1977 (Minor in Multimedia)
    90. 90. 3 years in West Africa recording music and making documentary films; created a national cultural archives for Burkina Faso
    91. 91. First job: Director, Kelso Public Library in SW Washington
    92. 92. Ran a desktop publishing business from 1985-95
    93. 93. Worked in several special corporate libraries in a high tech environment and in Competitive Intelligence (SCIP)
    94. 94. Currently a school librarian at Seattle Academy, Seattle WA</li></li></ul><li>Credits<br />Slide 4: Stephen Abrams slide deck<br />Slide 8: Clips from various product sites Slide 9: Stephen Abrams slide deck<br />Slide 10: Stephen Abrams slide deck<br />Slide 11: XKCD, purchased posters<br />Slide 12: From OCLC w/permission<br />Slide 15: Made by photography students at Seattle Academy<br />Slide 18: Stephen Abrams<br />Slide 21: Student from Seattle Academy<br />Slide 26: <br />Slide 28: <br />Slide 31: http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel_solis/4520024767/?reg=1&src=comment Daniel Solis<br />Slide 32: Made by photography students at Seattle Academy<br />Slide 73: Wendy Drexler, used with permission<br />All other photos were purchased from iStockPhoto.com<br />
    95. 95. Bonus Content<br />

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