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Leading from the Library - BCTLA -- October 19, 2012

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Presentation for the BC Teacher Librarians Association PSA - October 19, 2012.

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Leading from the Library - BCTLA -- October 19, 2012

  1. 1. CHRIS KENNEDY Superintendent, West Vancouver School DistrictLeading from the Library “We’re In! Inquire, Inspire, Innovate” BCTLA Coquitlam Oct 19 | 2012
  2. 2. ? Awesome Or Not With thanks to Bill Selak: http://www.billselak.com/2012/thingsthatsuck
  3. 3. ? Learning Commons
  4. 4. ? e-Readers and e-Texts in School Libraries
  5. 5. ? Incentivizing Students to Read Books
  6. 6. “A tribe is a group ofpeople connected to oneanother, connected to aleader, and connected toan idea.” —Seth Godin
  7. 7. “Tribes need leadership.People want connectionand growth andsomething new.” —Seth Godin
  8. 8. Twitter and Facebook and group meetings andnewsletters are all TOOLS. Tools matter, because toolsimpact the way you interact. You don’t need to use everytool, but every tool you use you must use well. —Seth Godin
  9. 9. Why?
  10. 10. SELF-RELIANCE
  11. 11. CRITICAL THINKING
  12. 12. INQUIRY
  13. 13. CREATIVITY
  14. 14. PROBLEM-SOLVING
  15. 15. INNOVATION
  16. 16. TEAMWORK
  17. 17. COLLABORATION
  18. 18. CROSS-CULTURAL
  19. 19. TECHNOLOGICALLITERACY
  20. 20. CONNECT
  21. 21. ACROSSTOPIC AREAS
  22. 22. Credit: Scott McLeod – danngerouslyirrelevent.orgOur kids have tasted the honey
  23. 23. Whatcould be
  24. 24. DO OLD THINGSBETTER
  25. 25. “Students today depend toomuch upon ink. They don’t knowhow to use a pen knife tosharpen a pencil. Pen and ink willnever replace the pencil.”National Association of Teachers, 1907
  26. 26. DO NEW THINGSYOU COULDN’TDO AT ALL
  27. 27. “If I’d asked mycustomers what theywanted, they wouldhave told me ‘A fasterhorse.’” Henry Ford
  28. 28. 5 obstaclesNo needNo moneyNo hurryNo desireNo trust
  29. 29. People prefer things that are easy to think about
  30. 30. Thegoal
  31. 31. It’s not technology
  32. 32. Relevant, connected, unlimitedWhat many want for their children is thebenefits of digital learning
  33. 33. Create a newnorm for how teachers andstudents learn
  34. 34. Can’t scale and sustainwithout technology
  35. 35. AccessDirection
  36. 36. What does this mean?Moving to one-to-one opportunities
  37. 37. What aboutequity?
  38. 38. Technology can help overcomebarriers of access andgeography
  39. 39. MOBILE TECHNOLOGY CANCHANGE LEARNINGGOOD WRITING STILL MATTERSUSING SOCIAL MEDIA NEEDS TOBE TAUGHTNETWORKS ARE ESSENTIALTHE REAL WORLD IS ADDICTIVE
  40. 40. Teachers will always push the boundaries
  41. 41. For all students,on any device, from anywhere
  42. 42. Key Staff Contacts Teacher- Librarians Administrators“Just-in-time” solution
  43. 43. TRENDS
  44. 44. • Will make it easier Teachers for students... • Will make it easier Schools for teachers... • Will make it easier Districts for schools... • Will make it easierGovernments for districts... To be FLEXIBLE
  45. 45. Under deliver Overpromise
  46. 46. NEXTCHALLENGE
  47. 47. PERSONALIZED=XINDIVIDUALIZED
  48. 48. TELL THE STORIES OF THE LIBRARY OF 2020CONNECT TO COMMUNITY LIBRARIES AND OTHER PARTNERSBE THE CHAMPIONS OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNINGLEAD DON’T BE LED BY TECHNOLOGYREMIND PEOPLE THAT LITERACY MATTERSBE THE GATHERING PLACE
  49. 49. Luke: I can’t believe itYoda: That is why you fail
  50. 50. He says the problem with teachers isWhat’s a kid going to learnfrom someone who decided his best option in lifewas to become a teacher?
  51. 51. He reminds the other dinner guests that it’s truewhat they say about teachers:Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach.
  52. 52. ...I mean, you’re a teacher, Taylor.Be honest. What do you make?
  53. 53. This is . . .
  54. 54. OUR WORLD
  55. 55. OUR LIVES
  56. 56. OUR CHILDREN
  57. 57. OUR CURRICULUM
  58. 58. OUR CHALLENGE
  59. 59. OUR WORK
  60. 60. OUR ART
  61. 61. OUR JOY
  62. 62. You want to know what I make? I make kidswonder,
  63. 63. I make them question.
  64. 64. I make them criticize.I make them apologize and mean it.
  65. 65. I make them write.I make them read, read, read.
  66. 66. I make them spell definitely beautiful,definitely beautiful, definitely beautifulover and over and over again until they willnever misspelleither one of those words again.
  67. 67. ...and if someone ever tries to judge youby what you by what you make, you give them this.
  68. 68. ...Here, let me break it down for you, so youknow what I say is true:
  69. 69. Teachers make a goddamn difference! Nowwhat about you?
  70. 70. Thanks for Leadingfrom the Library. Excerpts from poem: What Teachers Make by Taylor Mali
  71. 71. Where you can find me: ckennedy@sd45.bc.ca 604-202-4379 @chrkennedy Chris Kennedy cultureofyes.cawww.sd45.bc.ca

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