Metronet!
   1619 Dayton Avenue!
        Saint Paul   


h#p://www.metrolibraries.net/   



     Ann Walker Smalley
   an...
Wordle.net
Metronet
   •  Started in 1980
   along with six other
   multitypes!
   •  Funded by state
   Legislature!
   •  Facilita...
Metronet Web Site
•  Guide to metro area library events/activities!
•  Resources for librarians and community!
           ...
Metrolibraries Links




•  Directory of children/young adult authors!
•  Descriptions of their presentations!
•  Contact ...
Library Job Info




•  Guide to library jobs in Minnesota!
•  Job lines!
•  Metronet JobLine!
Continuing Ed Scholarships
•  $250 scholarships for
   CE events!
•  $500 Steltzner
   Scholarship for an
   Emerging Libr...
Metronet Programs



History Day @ your library

Information Literacy
Conference
•  For Teachers & LMS Grades 2-5 & Grades 6-12
• Read books recommended for curriculum or free
   reading
•  Blog reviews
...
History Day @ your library

      •  For teachers, LMS, & librarians who work
         with History Day students
      •  ...
Information Literacy Conference
• 2007 Information Literacy: Key to
  Learning
• 2008 Information Literacy: Bridge to
  Co...
What is 23 Things On a Stick?

•    A self-directed online learning program
•    Web 2.0 Tools
•    Round 1--January-June,...
More Things On a Stick



•  h#p://morethingsonas5ck.pbworks.com/
   FrontPage

Watch for Things On a Stick News
         in January 2010

WebJunction Minnesota





http://mn.webjunction.org
New WJMN Features

•  Social Networking
•  Content
•  Learning
Social Networking
•  Friends
•  Groups
•  Communicate
•  Communities of Practice
Content
•  MN Resources
•  MN Libraries
•  User-generated/added content
Learning
Free courses for WJMN-affiliated members
•    WebJunction Courses
•    SkillSoft Courses
•    Word, Excel, Adobe,...
Explore WJMN

•    Create
an
Account

•    Affiliate
with
Minnesota

•    Edit
Profile

•    Find/add
friends

•    Browse
co...
http://metronetmili.pbworks.com/
Metronet Information Literacy
                   Initiative (MILI)
        •  Professional development for teachers
      ...
MILI’s Purpose
  •  Influence the teaching of the research process
  •  Increase teacher/LMS awareness and use of Web
    ...
MILI 3 Rs
• Research Process
• Reliable Resources
• Responsible Use
Standards & Classroom 2.0
•  AASL-Standards for 21st Century Learners
•  ITSE-National Educational Technology Standards
• ...
Metronet’s Part
•  Design & conduct orientation + Webinars + F2Fafter
   school meetings
•  Maintain the MILI Ning
•  Prov...
Participants’ Responsibilities
  •  Attend the monthly Webinar
  •  Attend monthly F2F meetings--arrive on time and stay
 ...
School District
   •  Manage credits for CE, Board Credits, Q-Comp, etc.
   •  Other incentives as determined by District
...
Metronet

Ann
Walker
Smalley,
Director

ann@metronet.lib.mn.us

651.646.0475


Blog

h#p://
anncomments.blogspot.com


Twi...
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  1. 1. Metronet! 1619 Dayton Avenue! Saint Paul 
 h#p://www.metrolibraries.net/ 
 Ann Walker Smalley ann@metronet.lib.mn.us
  2. 2. Wordle.net
  3. 3. Metronet •  Started in 1980 along with six other multitypes! •  Funded by state Legislature! •  Facilitate cooperation & collaboration among all types of libraries! •  Different regions with different activities!
  4. 4. Metronet Web Site •  Guide to metro area library events/activities! •  Resources for librarians and community! h#p://www.metrolibraries.net/

  5. 5. Metrolibraries Links •  Directory of children/young adult authors! •  Descriptions of their presentations! •  Contact info!
  6. 6. Library Job Info •  Guide to library jobs in Minnesota! •  Job lines! •  Metronet JobLine!
  7. 7. Continuing Ed Scholarships •  $250 scholarships for CE events! •  $500 Steltzner Scholarship for an Emerging Librarian! •  Application! •  Report of event experience!
  8. 8. Metronet Programs History Day @ your library Information Literacy Conference
  9. 9. •  For Teachers & LMS Grades 2-5 & Grades 6-12 • Read books recommended for curriculum or free reading •  Blog reviews •  Attend Day Camp or Virtual Camp •  Earn CEUs
  10. 10. History Day @ your library •  For teachers, LMS, & librarians who work with History Day students •  Breakout sessions on research, reliable resources, & responsible use •  Co-sponsored with History Day, MELSA, & History Center •  Annually in November http://www.flickr.com/photos/8867046@N07/2754788861
  11. 11. Information Literacy Conference • 2007 Information Literacy: Key to Learning • 2008 Information Literacy: Bridge to College Readiness • 2009 Information Literacy: Everyone’s Responsibility June 2009 http://www.flickr.com/photos/66606673@N00/2297933452
  12. 12. What is 23 Things On a Stick?
 •  A self-directed online learning program •  Web 2.0 Tools •  Round 1--January-June, 2008 •  Round 2--June-September, 2008
  13. 13. More Things On a Stick
 •  h#p://morethingsonas5ck.pbworks.com/ FrontPage

  14. 14. Watch for Things On a Stick News in January 2010

  15. 15. WebJunction Minnesota
 http://mn.webjunction.org
  16. 16. New WJMN Features
 •  Social Networking •  Content •  Learning
  17. 17. Social Networking •  Friends •  Groups •  Communicate •  Communities of Practice
  18. 18. Content •  MN Resources •  MN Libraries •  User-generated/added content
  19. 19. Learning Free courses for WJMN-affiliated members •  WebJunction Courses •  SkillSoft Courses •  Word, Excel, Adobe, and more •  University of North Texas--Le@d
  20. 20. Explore WJMN
 •  Create
an
Account
 •  Affiliate
with
Minnesota
 •  Edit
Profile
 •  Find/add
friends
 •  Browse
courses
 •  Use/add
content
 http://mn.webjunction.org
  21. 21. http://metronetmili.pbworks.com/
  22. 22. Metronet Information Literacy Initiative (MILI) •  Professional development for teachers & LMS •  Focus on the MN Info & Technology Literacy Standards into classroom teaching www.flickr.com/photos/34017702@N00/74907741
  23. 23. MILI’s Purpose •  Influence the teaching of the research process •  Increase teacher/LMS awareness and use of Web 2.0 tools useful in the classroom •  Encourage teachers/LMS to incorporate the 3 Rs into teaching •  Encourage more collaboration between LMS & teachers around the research process www.flickr.com/photos/50502690@N00/112295678
  24. 24. MILI 3 Rs • Research Process • Reliable Resources • Responsible Use
  25. 25. Standards & Classroom 2.0 •  AASL-Standards for 21st Century Learners •  ITSE-National Educational Technology Standards •  MEMO-Information & Technology Literacy Standards http://www.flickr.com/photos/84641606@N00/3384587021
  26. 26. Metronet’s Part •  Design & conduct orientation + Webinars + F2Fafter school meetings •  Maintain the MILI Ning •  Provide support via the Wiki, email, & in the F2F sessions… •  Food! (You provide beverage)
  27. 27. Participants’ Responsibilities •  Attend the monthly Webinar •  Attend monthly F2F meetings--arrive on time and stay throughout •  Participate in the Ning: maintain your blog, comment on others’ blogs •  Create & keep up with Virtual PD •  Be responsible for your learning •  Share your knowledge •  Make suggestions--tools, topics… www.flickr.com/photos/59089413@N00/1516930505
  28. 28. School District •  Manage credits for CE, Board Credits, Q-Comp, etc. •  Other incentives as determined by District •  Monitor attendance & compliance for participation using rubric •  Make it possible for teachers/LMS to use tools in class www.flickr.com/photos/49978599@N00/476682746
  29. 29. Metronet
 Ann
Walker
Smalley,
Director
 ann@metronet.lib.mn.us
 651.646.0475
 Blog
 h#p:// anncomments.blogspot.com
 Twi.er
 annws
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