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    • South Carolina Association of School Librarians 36th Annual Conference March 9-11, 2011 Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Columbia, South Carolina Wednesday, March 9 ...................... ................... ................... ................... ................... ...... ..... 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration / Information Booth Open 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Jump Start Sessions 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Workshops by David Loertscher and Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Reception Thursday, March 10 ................ ................... ................... ................... ................... ..... ....... 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration / Information Booth Open 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Session #1 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Session #2 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. First General Session & Business Meeting David Loertscher, Keynote Speaker 12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Awards Luncheon (ticket required) 12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Session #3 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Concurrent Session #4 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Authors Autographing in Exhibits Hall 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SLIS Alumni Tea in Ballroom A 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Concurrent Session #5 Friday, March 11 ............ ................... ................... ................... ................... ...................... 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Registration 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Information Booth Open 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Exhibits Open 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Concurrent Session #6 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Session #7 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Session #8 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Authors’ Celebration Luncheon (ticket required) 1
    • W Wednesday at a Glance W 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration / Information Booth Open 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Jump Start Sessions 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Workshops by David Loertscher and Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Reception 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. SCASL Showcase, Exhibit Hall, Booth #s 62 - 65 J Jump Start Sessions J Wednesday, March 9 * 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Getting the News Into Print – From Story to Press The State Media Company Newspaper - 1401 Shop Road.Gary Ward, Host and Tour Guide The Latest and Greatest – Titles That Will Excite and Motivate Your Readers -- Richland County Public Library –1431 Assembly Street. Leslie Tetreault, Children’s Room Manager Building a SMARTer Learning Community — ITS – Richland School District One - Olympia Learning Center -621 Bluff Road. Elizabeth Kohut, Technology Coordinator Increase Collaboration and Creativity Using Web 2.0 Tools in Your Media Center— ITS – Richland SchoolDistrict One - Olympia Learning Center - 621 Bluff Road. Emily Herbig, Technology Coordinator There’s More Than One Way to Read a Book — Talking Book Services - S. C. State Library - 1430 Senate Street.Pamela Davenport, Director Research, Resources and OutReach South Carolina Center for Children’s Books & Literacy - S. C. State Library -1500 Senate Street. Ellen Hinrichs, Director Helen Fellers, CoordinatorW Workshops at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center W Wednesday, March 9 * 1:30 p.m. -- 3:30 p.m. Building Community Through Bookmaking Carolina A Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord, http://www.makingbooks.com Leadership Strategies for Building Communities @ Your Library Carolina B Dr. David Loertscher, Hi Willow Research and Publishing, reader.david@gmail.com, www.davidvl.org 2
    • Please join us from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall for the Conference Grand Opening Reception and SCASL Showcase SSCASL Showcase 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.S Booths 62 – 65 in the Exhibit HallHorseplay: Gaming in the LibraryTamara Cox, Palmetto Middle Coxt@anderson1.k12.sc.usHave you always wanted to have gaming in your library, but thought it was complicated and expensive? This session will give you tipsand resources on gaming and highlight the benefits of a gaming program.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High - SCASL ShowcaseTwo ELA/English Authentic Assessments: A Model for CollaborationKonni Shier, University of South Carolina profshier@gmail.com Lisa Ramage ramagelisa@yahoo.comKonni Shier and Lisa Ramage present a model for collaboration between school librarians and ELA teachers using web 2.0technologies. Ms. Shier and Ms. Ramage explain how they promoted the projects, taught information literacy skills, and supported theinstructors and students in producing authentic assessments.Instructional & Collaboration - High - SCASL ShowcaseDazzle Them with Details, Data, and Drama!Fran Bullington, SCASL Advocacy Committee fran.bullington@gmail.comNeed inspiration for promoting your program? The SCASL Advocacy Committee has gathered ideas guaranteed to help you provethe indispensability of your library’s program. Discover how simple and effective advocacy can be by visiting our showcase andleave ready to dazzle your community with data, details, and drama!Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - Elementary, Middle, High - Exhibit Hall – SCASL ShowcaseThe "Worn Words" Book StoreBetty Jordan, Sullivan Middle bjordan@rock-hill.k12.sc.usDid you know that students who do not have reading materials digress academically up to 4 months over the summer? The WornWords Book Store, run by students, provides free reading material for all students to own. Come learn how to start one in yourlibrary.Literacy - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District, General - Exhibit Hall – SCASL ShowcaseReading is for EVERYONE!Tamara McIntyre, SC State Library - Talking Book Services tmcintyre@statelibrary.sc.govCould you imagine not being able to read your favorite book? We don’t believe anyone should have to. At the South Carolina StateLibrary Talking Book Services, we believe EVERYONE deserves to experience the joy of reading. Come learn how we make thishappen for people who struggle with conventional books!Literacy - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District, General - Exhibit Hall – SCASL Showcase 3
    • TThursday at a GlanceS 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration / Information Booth Open 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Session #1 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Session #2 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. First General Session & Business Meeting Columbia Ballroom A, Upper Level David Loertscher, Keynote Speaker 12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Awards Luncheon (ticket required) Columbia Ballroom B & C 12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Session #3 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Concurrent Session #4 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Authors Autographing in Exhibit Hall 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. School of Library & Information Science Alumni Tea in Ballroom A 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Concurrent Session #5 CConcurrent Session #1 ∗ Thursday 8:30-9:30 a.m.CPicture Book Award Nominees 2011-2012Jennifer Kauffman and Picture Book Award Committee jkauffma@greenville.k12.sc.usLiteracy - Elementary – Ballroom A, Upper LevelCollaboration: Help Me Do It!Denise Chrisman, Follett Software Company dveal@fsc.follett.com * Laura Welter lwelter@fsc.follett.comIn today’s tough economy, your district may struggle with cutting spending while maintaining student outcomes. That takes strategicand effective resource management. Follett Software’s presentation shows you how to ensure your district accurately tracks anddistributes everything from textbooks to trombones, library books to laptops using the Destiny Resource Management solutionsInstructional & Collaboration - General - Carolina ABritannica presents, AASL: A Planning Guide for Empowering LearnersMelissa Fanaro, Britannica Digital Learning mfanaro@eb.comThe American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has joined with Britannica to create an online, interactive planning module tosupport implementation of AASL program guidelines, saving time and delivering data. Come learn how the Planning Guide forEmpowering Learners is a program evaluation, planning, implementation, and advocacy tool that will ensure school library programplanners go beyond the basics to provide goals, priorities, criteria, and general principles for establishing effective library programs.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District, General - Carolina BPrezi: Life Beyond PowerPointMeghan Johnson, James F. Byrnes High meghanejohnson@yahoo.com or meghan.johnson@spart5.netTired of PowerPoint presentations? If so, come learn how to use Prezi, the zooming presentation editor with an endless canvas!Prezi allows complete control of your layout without using slides. During this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics bycreating your own Prezi to take back to your classroom.Emerging Technologies & Ethical Use of Information - General - Lexington A 4
    • Concurrent Session #1 * Thursday 8:30-9:30 a.m. * ContinuedLanguage & Literacy @ Your Library: Create. Cultivate. Celebrate!Susan Lewis sulewis@richlandone.org * Laura Haney, Curriculum Resource Teacher lhaney@richlandone.org *Patty Gay, Reading Teacher, W. S. Sandel Elementary pgay@richlandone.orgThe presenters will share an assortment of events and activities that have been used to celebrate literacy at W.S. Sandel Elementary.These events will inspire participants to create, cultivate, and celebrate literacy @ your library and beyond its walls to includefamilies and the school community.Literacy - Elementary - Lexington BIt Takes a Village: Mentoring Those Who Will Join UsElizabeth Miller, University of South Carolina, School of Library and Information Science emiller@sc.edu *Gerry Solomon, University of South Carolina, School of Library and Information Science gsolomon@mailbox.sc.eduLearn how you can share your program of best practices by hosting a student from USC’s School of Library and Information Sciencefor practical, hands-on experiences in your school library. An overview of the program will be shared followed by questions andanswers. Application forms will be available.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District - Richland AEngaging The Eye Generation: Helping Our Students Read & Understand Images--Important 21st Century Skills inMedia & Visual LiteracyFrank Baker, Media Literacy Clearinghouse fbaker1346@aol.comThe digital natives we teach MAY be media savvy, but they are certainly NOT media literate. They do not possess those "criticalthinking/viewing skills" they need to be competent communicators in the 21st century. Join Frank Baker for this engaging andinteractive session on 21st century skills.Literacy - Elementary, Middle, High, General - Richland BOut of the Gates Running: Reflections on the First YearTamara Cox, Palmetto Middle Coxt@anderson1.k12.sc.us *Carla Nash, West Pelzer Elementary, Nashc@anderson1.k12.sc.usGet the lowdown on what your first year will be like from two "newbies". Hear the things that you didnt learn in library school. Sharein our successes and learn from our failures. Even vets can learn from our experiences (or at least come laugh at our naïveté).Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - Elementary, Middle - Richland CTransforming Learning CommonsDavid Loertscher, Hi Willow Research and Publishing, reader.david@gmail.com, www.davidvl.orgBring your laptops. Using the collaborative intelligence, participants will create knowledge building centers on the learningcommons using Google Sites. Participants will be able to use after the session.Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections, General – Project Based Learning Room, Exhibit Hall CConcurrent Session #2 ∗ Thursday 9:45-10:45 a.m.CNothing Could Be Finer…The New StudySC Website for South Carolina StudentsAmanda Stone, South Carolina State Library astone@statelibrary.sc.govThe SC State Library introduces the new StudySC website, loaded with South Carolina-specific web resources for K-12 homeworkhelp, projects, and more. StudySC also has lesson plans and other online resources for educators who are looking for ways toincorporate South Carolina-related topics into their classroom.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District, General – Carolina AReaders are Leaders! Starting a School-Wide Reading Program at Your High SchoolJudith Head, Irmo High judehead@msn.comIs it possible to have a cross-curricular reading program at the high school level? Yes, when the school librarian brings teachers andstudents together to promote reading. Learn how Irmo Highs school-wide reading program was implemented and how it grew.Literacy - High, Building/District, General - Carolina B 5
    • Concurrent Session #2 * Thursday 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. * ContinuedPrimary Documents : Creating / DiscoveringLaura Richardson, Beaufort Middle laura.richardson@beaufort.k12.sc.usPart 1: Many students at Beaufort Middle participated in the tri-centennial celebration of Beaufort’s founding through projects suchas collecting stories from Beaufortonians. Part 2: Find out about the Library of Congress’s Summer Institutes and learn more aboutworking with primary source documents, as this LMS did last summer.Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - Elementary, Middle, High, General - Congaree AConcurrent Session #2 * Thursday 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. * ContinuedJI Reads - An Evolving School-Wide Reading ProgramAmy Ball, James Island Charter High amy_ball@charleston.k12.sc.us *Melanie Crumpton melanie_crumpton@charleston.k12.sc.usJames Island Charter High is in its 3rd year of JI Reads, a school-wide summer reading program. We select books and provide themto all students, faculty, and staff. Hear about how this program has evolved as JI Reads and the English department work together onliteracy.Literacy - Middle, High - Congaree BMeet the Picture Book Award WinnerJoe Kulka and the SCASL PBA Committee joe@joekulka.com, www.joekulka.comAward winning illustrator and author. Joe teaches at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design.Literacy - Elementary - Lexington AExtreme Makeover: Proven Solutions to Student Behavior ProblemsSheba Mays, Milwaukee Public Schools shebamays@timetoteach.comUse diffusers, push asides, neutralizers and several other highly effective discipline strategies to handle low-level pesky studentbehaviors and make 80-90% of them disappear forever. Ideal for classroom teachers, administrators and library media specialists atall grade levels.Immediate solutions for use in your school beginning tomorrow!Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District, General - Lexington BIncorporating the 21st Century Learning Standards for Authentic Student Learning: A Collaborative Social StudiesExampleMarilyn Heath, Ralph Chandler Middle School, mheath@greenville.k12.sc.usCollaboration is only truly worthwhile when it produces a lesson that engages students in 21st Century Learning. A middle schoolteacher-librarian and a social studies teacher share their collaborative experiences.Instructional & Collaboration - Middle, High - Richland AEngaging The Eye Generation: Helping Our Students Read & Understand Images--Important 21st Century Skills inMedia & Visual LiteracyFrank Baker, Media Literacy Clearinghouse fbaker1346@aol.comRepeat from Concurrent Session #1.Literacy - Elementary, Middle, High, General – Richland BSCASL’s New Website, www.SCASL.netHeather Loy, SCASL Information Technology Committee Chair, hloy@mac.com * Mike Heath, SCASL WebmasterThis session will introduce the members to the new and improved website which will contain many features for members andnonmembers. The new site is a dynamic content-filled place for information for our members.Leadership, Advocacy and Connections, General - Richland CStory SafariDianne de Las Casas, Author and Storyteller, Story Connection, Inc. Dianne@storyconnection.net,www.storyconnection.netGet wild about storytelling! Using stories from around the world, Dianne will take participants on a journey into storytelling.Participants will step inside the creative process and explore the basics of story development and telling. This interactive andengaging workshop is sure to inspire!Literacy Elemenary, General - Project Based Learning Room, Exhibit Hall 6
    • OOpening General Session and SCASL Business Meetingg 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Columbia Ballroom A, Upper Level The Heart of the School Community: Library/Learning Commons Characteristics Dr. David Loertscher, Keynote Speaker q The SCASL Business Meeting will be called to order at the end of the Opening General Session. Business Meeting Agenda SCASL Elections Slate of Candidates Call to Order Joe Myers, President 2010 Annual Meeting Minutes Lori June, Secretary Treasurer Report Steve Reed, Treasurer Presentation of Slate of Officers Steven Reed Kelly Knight Amanda LeBlanc Heather Loy Candidate for Candidate for Candidate for Treasurer Secretary Election President-Elect To fill unexpired term SSCASL Awards Luncheonn 12:15 – 2:00 p.m. Columbia B & C, Upper Level Ticket required Tag – You’re It! Hashtag, That is Add the hashtag #scasl11 to your tweets, Flickr photos, and blog posts to enhance the conferenceexperience for both attendees and non-attendees. A quick Google search of the hashtag will identify information pertaining to the conference. 7
    • CConcurrent Session #3 ∗ Thursday 2:00-3:00 p.m.CUsing E-books with Interactive WhiteboardsRhonda Edwards rhedwards@dorchester2.k12.sc.us *Debbie Philips, Eagle Nest Elementary dphilips@dorchester2.k12.sc.usUsing E-books with interactive whiteboards for teachers created by teachers will share the usefulness of e-books in theeducational setting with regards to multiple applications via computer and interactive whiteboard technology.Literacy - Elementary, Middle, General - Carolina BA Planning Guide for Empowering Learners with School Library Program Assessment Rubric Donna Shannon, University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Science dshannon@sc.edu“A Planning Guide for Empowering Learners,” an online tool for school library planning, implementation, evaluation,and advocacy was launched last September. This session will provide an overview of the planning guide and the “SchoolLibrary Program Rubric” that helps school library stakeholders assess their program on 16 sets of criteria.Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District - Congaree AFirst Year with a Flexible First GradeBrittany Holman bholman@florence3.k12.sc.us * Robin Coker, Lake City Elementary rwelch@florence3.k12.sc.usTransitioning from fixed to flexible schedule is challenging with the primary grades expecting a story and checkout time.Learn how a first year media specialist created and marketed lessons that brought the first graders (and their teachers!)to the library for successful lessons that connected classroom standards with information literacy.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary - Congaree BTheres an App for That: Using Web Apps to Organize, Simplify, and Enrich Your LifeCathy Nelson, Dorman High nelsoncj@spart6.org * Heather Loy, Wagener-Salley High hloy@mac.com *Fran Bullington, Boiling Springs HighCome learn about web applications and 2.0 tools that will help educators organize, simplify, and enrich their professional(and personal) lives. Leave equipped to "organize, simplify, and enrich" your life knowing "theres an app for that!"Emerging Technologies & Ethical Use of Information - General - Lexington AAre your students cyber literate?Betty Jordan, Sullivan Middle bjordan@rock-hill.k12.sc.us *Susan Mitchell, Northwestern High shmitche@rock-hill.k12.sc.usMerri Anna Allred mallred@rock-hill.k12.sc.usExplore the cyber literacy standards for South Carolina and become familiar with activities and resources to help youand your teachers apply them in the content areas and research.Literacy - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District - Lexington BPicture Yourself Making HistoryTim Lowry, Independent Teaching Artist timlowry@bellsouth.netTalk about building community! Picture your whole school creating a Photography Exhibit of American Heroes right inyour library. Everybody’s involved, from the classroom to the art department to the cafeteria staff.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High - Richland AMy Principal Has Given Me a Flexible Schedule! Now What Do I Do?Carol Neuburger, C.A. Taylor Elementary cneuburg@lex2.orgMoving from a fixed to a flexible schedule means many changes in the way the media center functions. Collaboration andstudent needs are a top priority and guide the day to day schedule. Get some nuts and bolts ideas on how to manage thechange.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Building/District - Richland BFlip For ReadingJulianne Kaye, Bethel Elementary jvkaye@greenville.k12.sc.usStudents will flip for reading while learning to use flip video cameras. Discover how to use flip video cameras in thelibrary media center to motivate students to read. You will learn step by step instructions for creating flip video booktalks as well as learn information about starting a Flip for Reading book club.Emerging Technologies & Ethical Use of Information - Elementary, Middle – Richland C 8
    • Concurrent Session #3 * Thursday 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. * Continued The Community of Handmade Books from Ancient Egypt to Your LibrarySusan Kapuscinski Gaylord, http://www.makingbooks.comIn this illustrated presentation, well do a short tour of handmade books through history and around the world. Well seelots of examples of books made by children with recycled materials and get ideas for making books that connect withcurriculum. Well close by making two simple books from recycled paper.Literacy, - Elementary, Middle, High – Project Based Learning Room, Exhibit Hall *zSPECIAL EVENTS * Author Autographing David Loertscher * Susan Gaylord * Joe Kulka * Diane de as Casas * Joyce Hansen Thursday in the Exhibit Hall from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. SLIS Alumni Tea Thursday in Ballroom A (Upper Level) from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. CConcurrent Session #4 ∗ Thursday 3:15-4:15 p.m.C.New Release Books Your Students Will LoveLeslie Bermel, Junior Library Guild lbermel@juniorlibraryguild.comThousands of childrens books are released each year; which do you choose? This booktalk highlights some of my new favorites amongthis season’s outstanding new or soon-to-be released titles. The talk will include discussion of possible classroom uses, target audience,and why these particular books are so appealing. Participants will have access to personally review the titles discussed and will leavethe session with a detailed hand out. Publisher supplied giveaways with a few lucky attendees winning a free book!Literacy - Elementary, Middle, High - Carolina ATen Hidden Jewels in DISCUS That Educators Want to Know About!Amy Duernberger, SC State Library aduernberger@statelibrary.sc.govDISCUS – South Carolina’s Virtual Library contains content linked to SC curriculum standards, free storage accounts, interactivelearning materials, note-taking tools and other little-known jewels that are perfect for K-12 learning and research. Learn how to usethese jewels effectively with your school community!Instructional & Collaboration - General - Carolina BWords 2.0h!Cathy Nelson, Dorman High nelsoncj@spart6.orgLearn of tools that make working with words, vocabulary, writing, networking, or presenting interactive and fun. Engage learnersthrough play using words in a more 2.0 way. Make that required “writing across the curriculum” relevant, entertaining, interesting,and enjoyable.Emerging Technologies & Ethical Use of Information - General - Congaree ACreating 21st Century Learners: Teacher Librarians Unite!Terri Catalano, White Knoll Elementary tcatalano@lexington1.net *Teri Puryear, Lake Murray Elementary tpuryear@lexington1.netElementary Teacher-Librarians in Lexington School District One have been collaboratively creating lessons and assessments whichcorrelate AASL learning standards with S.C. academic standards. Come see what we have been creating and join our goal of makingevery SC student a 21st-Century Learner.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary - Congaree B 9
    • Concurrent Session #4 * Thursday 3:15 – 4:15 * ContinuedVeterans Day Program for the Whole CommunityTim Lowry, Storyteller/Independent Teaching Artist timlowry@bellsouth.netVeteran’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to serve not only your students but the community at large. Learn how to use resources fromyour own library to create a World War II USO Show. Invite the veterans in your community to your show celebrating the heroism ofAmerica’s Greatest Generation.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High - Richland A“Read Wit’ Me” Pamela Williams, Columbia High pamwilliams@richlandone.org * Lenora Burgess lburgess@richlandone.org“Read Wit’ Me” – Explore the controversial world of urban teen literature and its appeal to young adult patrons.Literacy - Middle, High - Richland BThe Devils In the Details: A Committee Members Account of the Deconstruction and Revision of the New NationalBoard Library Media StandardsKathy Carroll, Ridge View High kacarroll@richland2.orgAre you interested in pursuing National Board Certification, is it time for renewal, or are you simply interested in knowing whatnational leaders are thinking about our professions future? Come hear a National Board Standards Committee member share insightinto the revision process and discuss why new standards were selected.Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - General - Richland C CConcurrent Session #5 ∗ Thursday 4:30-5:30 p.m.CBuilding Graphic Novel Collections @ Your LibraryKaren Gavigan, University of South Carolina, School of Library and Information Science kgavigan@mailbox.sc.eduInterested in building the graphic novel collection in your library? This session will introduce you to the latest graphicnovel titles along with ideas for using them across the curriculum. Criteria for selecting graphic novels will be presentedalong with research on the advantages of using them in schools.Literacy - Middle, High, Building/District – Carolina AIs Your Media Center Stuck in the 20th Century?Linda Waskow, Beaufort Elementary linda.waskow@beaufort.k12.sc.usWhat does a 21st century media center look like? Come find out how our media center morphed into the LearningCommons, a common learning ground where anyone can come to explore, investigate, imagine, learn, collaborate, createand communicate ideas and more.Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - Elementary – Carolina BJunior Book Award Nominees 2011-2012Jennifer Kauffman, SCASL Junior Book Award Committee jkauffma@greenville.k12.sc.usLiteracy – Middle - Lexingon A & BHow to Infuse Science into your Story Time and News ShowAngie Enlow, Pine Grove Elementary aenlow@richlandone.orgMany media specialists have a background in English or Elementary Education. In this session learn techniques and tipsof ways to infuse science into your story time and news show from a former science teacher and animal science majorwho is now a media specialist.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary - Richland ADISCUS for New South Carolina Media SpecialistsRuth Thompson, SC State Library rthompson@statelibrary.sc.govAre you a new media specialist? Or perhaps you’re “seasoned” in the field but have only recently begun working inSouth Carolina? In either case, you need to know about your new BFF: DISCUS – South Carolina’s Virtual Library.Attend this session for an overview to see how using DISCUS makes your job easier.Instructional & Collaboration - General - Richland B 10
    • Concurrent Session #5 * Thursday 4:30-5:30 p.m. *ContinuedTRAILS: How to Assess and Strengthen Students Research SkillsPatty Bynum, J. L. Mann High pbynum@greenville.k12.sc.usTRAILS stands for "Tool for Real-time Assessment on Information Literacy Skills." It is a free online test for grades 3-12.Hear how a high school media specialist has used it to co-teach five distinct research skills with English teachers to showclear learning gains for students.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District, General – Richland CTangram Tales: Story Theater with the Ancient PuzzleDianne de Las Casas, Author and Storyteller, Story Connection, Inc. dianne@storyconnection.netThrough Dianne’s signature story theater technique developed for whole classroom participation, teachers and librarianswill explore the Tangram, an ancient Chinese puzzle. Combining math and storytelling with geometric manipulatives, theworkshop content can be tailored to succeed with all grades. Participants will work with Tangrams and create a Tangramstory theater. The fun and inspiring technique is easily implemented in the classroom or library. A complete handoutincludes reproducibles.Literacy - Elementary, General – Project Based Learning Room, Exhibit Hall FFriday at a GlanceF 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Registration 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Information Booth Open 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Exhibits Open 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Concurrent Session #6 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Session #7 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Session #8 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Authors’ Celebration Luncheon (ticket required) Columbia Ballroom B & C, Upper Level CConcurrent Session #6 ∗ Friday 8:00-9:00 a.m.C.100+ Years Worth of Wisdom in the ProfessionDiana Carr, Richland School District #1 dcarr@richlandone.org * Laura Haverkamp, Dreher Highlhaverkemp@richlandone.org * Kathy Sutusky, Eau Claire High ksutusky@richlandone.org *Karen Roach, Brockman Elementary kroach@richlandone.org * and othersThis session will provide practical applications for media specialists to use in their programs based on ourADEPT/SAFE-LMS Performance Standards. Richland School District Ones library media consultant along with some oftheir National Board Certified information technology specialists will share some of its proven strategies that haveworked for them over the years. Come get some concrete ideas that really work! Each participant will receive a CD withdocuments presented.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High – Carolina A 11
    • Concurrent Session 6 * Friday 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. * ContinuedLiteracy and the Arts: Relating to the Related ArtsBarbara Elkins, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts barbara.elkins@beaufort.k12.sc.usAre you looking for ways to integrate information literacy into your school’s related arts program? “Literacy and theArts” highlights the collaborative lessons taught by a teaching artist and media specialist as part of an arts integratedenrichment program plus ways to integrate media literacy into your health and guidance programs.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle - Carolina BChildren’s Book Award Nominees 2011-2012Jennifer Kauffman, SCASL Children’s Book Award Committee, jkauffma@greenville.k12.sc.usLiteracy - Elementary – Lexington A & B“Read Wit’ Me”Pamela Williams pamwilliams@richlandone.org *Samantha Wallace Graham, English Teacher, Columbia High swallace@richlandone.org“Read Wit’ Me” – Explore the controversial world of urban teen literature and its appeal to young adult patrons.Presenters will share ideas on connecting classic literature titles with popular fiction titles to "hook" reluctant teenreaders.Literacy - Middle, High – Richland AIs Your Media Center Stuck in the 20th Century?Linda Waskow, Beaufort Elementary linda.waskow@beaufort.k12.sc.usWhat does a 21st century media center look like? Come find out how our media center morphed into the LearningCommons, a common learning ground where anyone can come to explore, investigate, imagine, learn, collaborate, createand communicate ideas and more.Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - Elementary - Richland BAASLs Top 25 WebsitesCathy Nelson, Dorman High nelsoncj@spart6.orgCome explore the top 25 websites identified by the American Association of School Librarians. See what sites arerecognized by librarian peers as valuable for teaching and learning, and see examples of how they might be used in yourschool. Bring your laptop, and play along as we rate the sites and/or tools.Emerging Technologies & Ethical Use of Information - General – Richland CStreamline AdminDebbie Jarrett, SCETV djarrett@scetv.orgDo you need to have access to the Streamline users in your school or district? Learn how to maintain your schoolsaccount and run reports for your school or district. (for those who manage Streamline accounts for their school ordistrict)Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District – Project Based Learning Room,Exhibit HallCConcurrent Session #7 ∗ Friday 9:15-10:15 a.m.C.Media Share: Sharing Content in StreamlineSC and OnePlaceSCDebbie Jarrett, SCETV djarrett@scetv.orgMedia Share is a new service from ETV and Discovery Education which allows teachers to upload educator-createdcontent and share across schools, districts, or even nationally. Come see how you can easily upload videos, PowerPoints,handouts, Notebook lessons, FlipCharts, or anything digital and have it searchable in StreamlineSC and OnePlaceSC.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District - Carolina A 12
    • Concurrent Session 7 * Friday 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. * ContinuedDont Go Craz-E: Finding and Using Ebooks and Online DatabasesAlesia Stevenson, Mackin Educational Resources katieg@mackin.comDive into the hottest (and most confusing) topic in the library world today--ebooks. Yes theyre here to stay, so lets figureout how you can find the best ones for your school and get students to use them. We have the answers to your questions,so join us as we explore the Craz-E world of ebooks!Emerging Technologies & Ethical Use of Information - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District, General -Carolina BDeepening Comprehension: Picture Books-the Secret IngredientAngela Durham, Windsor Elementary adurham@richland2.org * Morris Herron, mherron@barnwell45.k12.sc.usLearn why advocating the use of picture books during collaboration will enhance student comprehension in their socialstudies and science content areas. A sample lesson plan will be shared for your future collaborative planning sessions.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary - Congaree AAdvocacy for the Library Media Center Through a Library Advisory Committee Lanora Rogers, Berkeley County School lanorarogers@berkeley.k12.sc.usToday more than ever we need to advocate for school libraries. This session will provide ideas for promoting yourlibrary to teachers, administrators, community members and students through a Library Advisory Committee. Learn whyyou need one, how to get one started and how to build support through it.Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District, General – Congaree BConcurrent Session 7 * Friday 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. * ContinuedRichland One Reads Ida Thompson, Instructional Technology Services - Richland School District One ithompson@richlandone.orgWho says you cant get students, teachers and administrators to read? Join a team of library professionals and teachersfrom Richland One for this engaging session highlighting the districts many reading initiatives and their success. Withliteracy as the districts primary instructional focus, senior leadership and administrators are supporting a wide range ofprograms, initiatives and resources to involve the Richland One learning community in active reading and literacyactivities. Collaborations with business partners and the City of Columbia will also be highlighted.Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District, General - Richland AStepping Up and Stepping Out!Martha Alewine, SCDE malewine@ed.sc.gov * Lauren T. Alewine lauren.thomas.alewine@gmail.comFifty ways to deliver your message about why libraries, and especially school libraries are important.Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - General – Richland BGo Out and Read-In!Leigh Jordan, A. R. Rucker Middle ljordan@lcsd.k12.sc.us * Debbie Keenan, Brooklyn Springs ElementaryLets go on a Reading Field Trip! Learn how the media specialists in Lancaster County plan and implement an annualdistrict-wide Read-In. Read-In selections are chosen from the SCBA Nominees. Students enjoy activities such asliterature circles, interviews with authors via Skype, video creation, and more. Come see how we promote reading inLancaster County!Literacy - General - Richland CThe Big ThinkDavid Loertscher, Hi Willow Research and Publishing reader.david@gmail.com, www.davidvl.orgThe Big Think is a newly invented strategy for metacognition at the end of learning units in the library. Bring yourlaptops for a collaborative session that will benefit you later.Leadership, Instruction & Collaboration – General – Project Based Learning Room, Exhibit Hall CConcurrent Session #8 ∗ Friday 10:30-11:30 a.m.C.Celebrating 21st Century LearningJoy Murray, Gale, part of Cengage Learning joy.murray@cengage.comPreparing today’s youth to succeed in the digital economy requires new teaching and learning strategies. HighlightingGale’s Global Issues in Content, GREENR and Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, this program explores what it meansto be a 21st century learner and what is necessary to compete in a global economy.Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High - Carolina A 13
    • Concurrent Session #8 * Friday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. * ContinuedIntegrate Technology with Britannica Digital LearningMelissa Fanaro, Britannica Digital Learning mfanaro@eb.comToday, Britannica Digital Learning serves teachers, educators, librarians, and all ages of students better than everbefore. Attend this presentation to learn the vast resources of Britannica that your school has access through DISCUS!Instructional & Collaboration - Elementary, Middle, High, Building/District, General - Carolina BSouth Carolina Digital Library, a Free Online History ResourceKate Boyd, University of South Carolina boydkf@mailbox.sc.eduThe South Carolina Digital Library is a freely available searcheable and browseable web site of primary documents, suchas photographs, manuscripts, books, and maps from archives, libraries, and museums around the state. Currently, over 35South Carolina institutions have added materials and over 70,000 items are available for viewing.Emerging Technologies & Ethical Use of Information - Middle, High - Congaree AMeet the Picture Book Award WinnerJoe Kulka and the SCASL PBA Committee joe@joekulka.com, www.joekulka.comAward winning illustrator and author. Joe teaches in the Illustration Department at Pennsylvania College of Art andDesignLiteracy - Elementary – Congaree BYoung Adult Book Award Nominees 2011-2012Jennifer Kauffman, SCASL Young Adult Book Award Committeee jkauffma@greenville.k12.sc.usLiteracy - High - Lexington A & BBook Clubs and Beyond: Programming at the High School Level.Marcia Kalayjian, Midland Valley High School mkalayjian@aiken.k12.sc.us *Sue Anne Beym saspears@aiken.k12.sc.usWant some new ideas for your High School media center? This session will present ideas we have used successfully atMVHS, including: Book Clubs, Book Blogs, Cappuccino Fridays, Classroom Booktalks and more!Literacy - High - Richland AR U N a PLN?Tamara Cox, Palmetto Middle Coxt@anderson1.k12.sc.usWhy should you have a professional learning network and how do you begin creating one? You will leave with anunderstanding of the power of PLNs and the steps to create or expand your own.Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - General - Richland BFocused Technology SupportGary Hewson, Richland One ghewson@richlandone.orgDoes insufficient technical support impact your use of technology? Technology has rapidly become integral to education,from keeping attendance records to using digital video to teach, and the support demands have multiplied exponentially.Richland County School District One Information Technology department implemented a customer-focused technologysupport model to improve response and resolution to technical problems. The presentation outlines the enablers (process,organization, people, technology, and knowledge) for providing improved customer support.Leadership, Advocacy, & Connections - Building/District, General - Richland C Authors’ Celebration Luncheon Columbia Ballroom B&C * 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. * Ticket Required Joe Kulka, Joyce Hansen, Dianne de Las Casas 14