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PassionForOurProfession  What’s LOVE Got To Do With It!?    Joquetta Johnson, Library Media Specialist   MASL Afternoon Ke...
The only way to doyour best work is todo what you love.#stevejobs
“…to be a passionate teacher is tobe someone in love with the field ofknowledge, deeply stirred by issuesand ideas that ch...
Passion has to start with us!
Honoring passion is morethan simply giving studentsthe technology, tools, and afew books on the topicsthey find interestin...
A strong liking or desire…                         Intense, driving,                                or                    ...
“…if I want mystudents tobecomepassionatelyliterate people,I, too, must be apassionate,literate person,who reads, writes,a...
We  Teach   21st CenturyLearners…
Are          You           A          21st        Century         School       Librarian?http://informationfluency.wikispa...
http://21stcenturylibrarianship.wikispaces.com/
A 21st Century Library                 is much more than Library2.0. It is the          convergence of traditional librari...
Shift Perception!                                           “We need to be more like Lady GaGa                            ...
http://youtu.be/a_uzUh1VT98
“…those of us who are trulydevoted and loyal to thelifestyle of glamour aremasters of its history.Or, to put it more elega...
Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on...
The passion for the “what” canwork to our disadvantage…                                                                   ...
Weeded 300 boxes of books…    I ran out of time…
…is more                                                                                          than a skill            ...
Passion is intrinsic!
Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on...
Passion learners combine                   fun, playfulness, and                      discipline and,                     ...
People            with          passion             are          driven to           pursue             and           crea...
Eliciting deeppassions requiresstrength. It takesenormous strengthand willpower toovercomeobstacles, butpassiongive us the...
“…endurance       with an       edge of       obsession.”Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a...
Passionate                                                                                        learners not            ...
Passion      says…   I believe in this.   I own this…   This sense of ownership   becomes a responsibility –   the mission...
Proficiency is                                                                                          never achieved    ...
What images andfeelingsareinvokedwhenyouhearthewordPassion?
Is Passion driving yourlibrary media program?
Why do I need apassion driven program?
Provides Focus
Sparks Curiosity
Promotes Innovations
Supports Collaboration
Encourages Accountability
Allows Us To Be Courageous                  http://students.washington.edu/aliss/silverfish/archive/dec2004/glover_dec04.s...
Provides Us with Energy
Perhaps the most excitingbenefit that comes fromcultivating passion is theenthusiasm it generates.Passionate people inspir...
Passion is a gift.
Have   you    lost    the  passion     for    ourprofession?
How  can  yourekindle  thatpassion?
How   do  you keep   thepassionburning?
PassionForOurProfession…
What’s Love  Got  To  Do With  It?!
You enjoy what you do and letothers know it. It’s always betterwhen you do what you love.If you don’t love this new librar...
warm attachment, enthusiasm, or devotion                            http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/love
Its concepts are just anever ending story of anopen book ofexperiences. But lovedoes lie in ones heart,where memories areb...
Inspired by Psychologist Robert Sternberg Triangular Theory of Love  Passion                                              ...
Closeness of observation or knowledge of subject                                           http://tiny.cc/sal5q
Do you     have an    intimaterelationship   with our profession?
Commitment is whatTransforms the promise into reality.It is the words that speakBoldly of your intentions.And the actions ...
How committed are you to our children?
How committed are you to our profession?
How committed are you to loving our profession?
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LearnSomething New
You seekprofessionaldevelopment thatwill help you groweven if it is notoffered by yourschool district.Even if you don’tget...
Lead
embraces                                       changehttp://michaelhyatt.com/leadership-20.html
builds community
celebrates dialogue
demonstrates transparency
embraces change
employs collaboration
practices sharing
welcomes engagement
Open-minded
Wikipedia is evil…                                   Reading online is                                    not reading…Cell...
Visionary
…you look ahead forwhat is coming down theroad.You continually scan theinformation landscape…You plan for change.Not for y...
If you do notdevelop strongvision, yourvision will beusurped bythe visions ofothers.You will not beable to leadfrom the ce...
Voice
You don’t stop at “no.”You fight for the rights ofstudents to have and usethe tools they need. Access, Equity, Advocacy   ...
Personal BrandingWeb Presence
http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speakup_reports.html
About Speak UpNational Initiative ofProject Tomorrow,the nations leadingeducational nonprofitorganizationdedicated to thee...
With the increasedvariety and depthof the digital resourcesavailable for classroomuse, the librarian isemergingas a critic...
Enable      “…students to reach their    potential through increased        access to educational            resources and...
Engage                                                             “…students in rich,                                    ...
Empower                                                            “…students to take                                     ...
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    1. 1. PassionForOurProfession What’s LOVE Got To Do With It!? Joquetta Johnson, Library Media Specialist MASL Afternoon Keynote Thursday, October 20, 2011
    2. 2. The only way to doyour best work is todo what you love.#stevejobs
    3. 3. “…to be a passionate teacher is tobe someone in love with the field ofknowledge, deeply stirred by issuesand ideas that challenge our world,driven to the dilemmas andpotentials of the young people whocome into class each day…”Robert L. Fried The Game of School
    4. 4. Passion has to start with us!
    5. 5. Honoring passion is morethan simply giving studentsthe technology, tools, and afew books on the topicsthey find interesting.It is a commitment tohelping students todiscover for themselves –the emotional reasonslinked to motivation thatdrive us to want to study orknow something.Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    6. 6. A strong liking or desire… Intense, driving, or overmastering feeling or conviction Ardent affection: LOVE http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/passion
    7. 7. “…if I want mystudents tobecomepassionatelyliterate people,I, too, must be apassionate,literate person,who reads, writes,and learnsin front of them.”Douglass Kaufman, passionate practitioner
    8. 8. We Teach 21st CenturyLearners…
    9. 9. Are You A 21st Century School Librarian?http://informationfluency.wikispaces.com/You+know+you%27re+a+21st+century+librarian+if+.+.+.
    10. 10. http://21stcenturylibrarianship.wikispaces.com/
    11. 11. A 21st Century Library is much more than Library2.0. It is the convergence of traditional librarianship values, the coming-of-age of electronic information technologies, the increased sophistication in the demand of services, and the professional commitment to self-renewal with the objective of effectively meeting the information user’s needs in the time frame, place, and format of their choosing.-21st Century Librarianship Wiki
    12. 12. Shift Perception! “We need to be more like Lady GaGa than Lady Bird Johnson.” “She is innovative, a risk-taker, a change agent, and an early adopter…” Gwyneth Jones, The Daring Librarian"Lady GaGa Librarians Unite!" Web log post. The Daring Librarian. 25 June 2011. Web. 2 Oct. 2011. <http://www.thedaringlibrarian.com/2011/06/lady-gaga-librarians-unite.html>.
    13. 13. http://youtu.be/a_uzUh1VT98
    14. 14. “…those of us who are trulydevoted and loyal to thelifestyle of glamour aremasters of its history.Or, to put it more elegantly,we are librarians.“ "I am obsessed with all the authors in the library of pop culture." - Lady Gagahttp://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/lady-gaga-declares-herself-librarian-of-glam-culture-20110512
    15. 15. Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    16. 16. The passion for the “what” canwork to our disadvantage… We can have so much passion for content [stuff] that we forget the learner.Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    17. 17. Weeded 300 boxes of books… I ran out of time…
    18. 18. …is more than a skill or competency that can be trained or cultivated…Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    19. 19. Passion is intrinsic!
    20. 20. Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    21. 21. Passion learners combine fun, playfulness, and discipline and, at the same time, accept the necessity for endurance and perseverance.Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    22. 22. People with passion are driven to pursue and create.Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    23. 23. Eliciting deeppassions requiresstrength. It takesenormous strengthand willpower toovercomeobstacles, butpassiongive us thestrength tocontinue forward.Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    24. 24. “…endurance with an edge of obsession.”Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    25. 25. Passionate learners not only ask a lot of questions, they develop a questioning disposition.Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    26. 26. Passion says… I believe in this. I own this… This sense of ownership becomes a responsibility – the mission to pursue excellent work.Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    27. 27. Proficiency is never achieved when you are passionate about something. It is a lifelong pursuit. Passion may sleep, but it never dies.Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    28. 28. What images andfeelingsareinvokedwhenyouhearthewordPassion?
    29. 29. Is Passion driving yourlibrary media program?
    30. 30. Why do I need apassion driven program?
    31. 31. Provides Focus
    32. 32. Sparks Curiosity
    33. 33. Promotes Innovations
    34. 34. Supports Collaboration
    35. 35. Encourages Accountability
    36. 36. Allows Us To Be Courageous http://students.washington.edu/aliss/silverfish/archive/dec2004/glover_dec04.shtml
    37. 37. Provides Us with Energy
    38. 38. Perhaps the most excitingbenefit that comes fromcultivating passion is theenthusiasm it generates.Passionate people inspirehope and enthusiasm…There’s an intensity, acommitment, a PASSIONwith which they approachtheir work – it’s inviting,tantalizing, alluring, andinspiring all wrapped upin the same package.Maiers, Angela, and Amy Sandvold. The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, 2010. PDF.
    39. 39. Passion is a gift.
    40. 40. Have you lost the passion for ourprofession?
    41. 41. How can yourekindle thatpassion?
    42. 42. How do you keep thepassionburning?
    43. 43. PassionForOurProfession…
    44. 44. What’s Love Got To Do With It?!
    45. 45. You enjoy what you do and letothers know it. It’s always betterwhen you do what you love.If you don’t love this new libraryworld, find something else to do. Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians
    46. 46. warm attachment, enthusiasm, or devotion http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/love
    47. 47. Its concepts are just anever ending story of anopen book ofexperiences. But lovedoes lie in ones heart,where memories arebut shadows lingeringin your soul. Love isgiving someone thepower to break yourheart, but trusting themnot to. http://www.wikihow.com/Define-Love
    48. 48. Inspired by Psychologist Robert Sternberg Triangular Theory of Love Passion Triangular Theory of Love
    49. 49. Closeness of observation or knowledge of subject http://tiny.cc/sal5q
    50. 50. Do you have an intimaterelationship with our profession?
    51. 51. Commitment is whatTransforms the promise into reality.It is the words that speakBoldly of your intentions.And the actions which speakLouder than the words.It is making the timeWhen there is none.Coming through timeAfter time after time,Year after year after year.Commitment is the stuffCharacter is made of;The power to changeThe face of things.It is the daily triumphOf integrity over skepticism.When I say I love you, I mean that Imcommitted to working to love you evenwhen its hard. http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=commitment&defid=997124
    52. 52. How committed are you to our children?
    53. 53. How committed are you to our profession?
    54. 54. How committed are you to loving our profession?
    55. 55. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
    56. 56. LearnSomething New
    57. 57. You seekprofessionaldevelopment thatwill help you groweven if it is notoffered by yourschool district.Even if you don’tget PD credit. Youcan’t “clock” thesehours. Manifesto for 21st Century School Librarians
    58. 58. Lead
    59. 59. embraces changehttp://michaelhyatt.com/leadership-20.html
    60. 60. builds community
    61. 61. celebrates dialogue
    62. 62. demonstrates transparency
    63. 63. embraces change
    64. 64. employs collaboration
    65. 65. practices sharing
    66. 66. welcomes engagement
    67. 67. Open-minded
    68. 68. Wikipedia is evil… Reading online is not reading…Cell phones and social media are distractions… Google is killing critical thinking skills…Printed books are better than e-books … Twitter is useless… Blah… Blah… Blah…
    69. 69. Visionary
    70. 70. …you look ahead forwhat is coming down theroad.You continually scan theinformation landscape…You plan for change.Not for yourself, not justfor the library…but for your learners.Manifesto for 21st Century School Librarians
    71. 71. If you do notdevelop strongvision, yourvision will beusurped bythe visions ofothers.You will not beable to leadfrom the center. Manifesto for 21st Century School Librarians
    72. 72. Voice
    73. 73. You don’t stop at “no.”You fight for the rights ofstudents to have and usethe tools they need. Access, Equity, Advocacy Manifesto for 21st Century School Librarians
    74. 74. Personal BrandingWeb Presence
    75. 75. http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speakup_reports.html
    76. 76. About Speak UpNational Initiative ofProject Tomorrow,the nations leadingeducational nonprofitorganizationdedicated to theempowermentof student voices ineducation
    77. 77. With the increasedvariety and depthof the digital resourcesavailable for classroomuse, the librarian isemergingas a critical player inenabling the use ofthese tools in theclassroom, taking onthe twin roles ofcheerleader andexploration sherpa.http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speakup_reports.html
    78. 78. Enable “…students to reach their potential through increased access to educational resources and experts that extend learning beyond the capacities or limitations of their school or community.”Source: http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/pdfs/SU10_3EofEducation%28Students%29.pdf
    79. 79. Engage “…students in rich, compelling learning experiences that develop deeper knowledge and skill development especially the problem- solving, creativity and critical thinking skills so highly desired for our world today.”Source: http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/pdfs/SU10_3EofEducation%28Students%29.pdf
    80. 80. Empower “…students to take responsibility for their own educational destinies and to explore knowledge with an unfettered curiosity, thus creating a new generation of life long learners.”Source: http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/pdfs/SU10_3EofEducation%28Students%29.pdf
    81. 81. PassionForOurProfession
    82. 82. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
    83. 83. Joquetta “The Digital Diva” Johnson Library Media Specialist Pikesville High School Baltimore County Public Schools Baltimore, MD USA jjohnson@bcps.org www.joquettajohnson.com www.pikesvillehslibrary.pbworks.comwww.twitter.com/accordin2johttp://www.slideshare.net/accordin2jo/http://www.youtube.com/accordin2johttp://www.diigo.com/joquettajohnsonhttps://www.linkedin.com/joquettajohnsonhttp://www.facebook.com/joquettajohnson
    84. 84. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/12364944/
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    87. 87. PassionForOurProfession What’s LOVE Got To Do With It!?Joquetta “The Digital Diva” Johnson, Library Media Specialist MASL Afternoon Keynote Thursday, October 20, 2011
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