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Metronet
      1619 Dayton Avenue!
                                  !

         Saint Paul MN   


                      ...
Wordle.net
Metronet
   •  Started in 1980
   along with six other
   multitypes!
   •  Funded by state
   Legislature!
   •  Facilita...
Current Metronet Activities




History Day @ your library
What is 23 Things On a Stick?

•  A self-directed online learning program
•  Web 2.0 Tools applied in libraries and at hom...
More Things On a Stick




http://morethingsonastick.pbworks.com/FrontPage
Watch for Things On a Stick News
         in January 2010

•  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
  •  Breakout sess...
http://metronetmili.pbworks.com/
Metronet Information
            Literacy Initiative (MILI)
        •  Professional development for teachers
         & LM...
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 
•  Design & conduct orientation + Webinars + F2Fafter
   school meetings
•  Maintain the MILI Ning
•  Provide su...
Participants’ Responsibilities
•  Attend the monthly Webinar
•  Attend monthly F2F meetings--arrive on time and stay
   th...
School District
 •  Manage credits for CE, Board Credits, Q-Comp, etc.
 •  Other incentives as determined by District
 •  ...
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  1. 1. Metronet 1619 Dayton Avenue! ! Saint Paul MN 
 http://www.metrolibraries.net/
  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. Current Metronet Activities History Day @ your library
  5. 5. What is 23 Things On a Stick?
 •  A self-directed online learning program •  Web 2.0 Tools applied in libraries and at home http://23thingsonastick.blogspot.com
  6. 6. More Things On a Stick
 http://morethingsonastick.pbworks.com/FrontPage
  7. 7. Watch for Things On a Stick News in January 2010

  8. 8. •  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
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. http://metronetmili.pbworks.com/
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. MILI 3 Rs • Research Process • Reliable Resources • Responsible Use
  14. 14. 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/52241821@N00/645244048
  15. 15. Metronet •  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) www.flickr.com/photos/85966598@N00/210586449
  16. 16. 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/49968232@N00/32254027
  17. 17. 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/9223655@N07/765323437
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