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Using the Nēnē Hopeful List  to Promote Reading, Discussions & Technology Virginia Koo, Denise Sumida, Michelle Colte Chil...
What is Nēnē? <ul><li>Hawaii Children’s Choice Award </li></ul><ul><li>Quality literature suggested by students, teachers,...
Timeline for Nēnē <ul><li>August - February:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students read from Nēnē Suggested list </li></ul></ul>...
Nēnē Suggested Reading List <ul><li>Nēnē Book Selection Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Books selected based on: </li></ul><ul...
Why Nēnē? <ul><li>Opportunity for children to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>read recently published quality books </li></ul></ul><...
Building Your Nēnē Collection
Funding Sources
Grants <ul><li>Your school’s PTO or PTA </li></ul><ul><li>Donorschoose.org </li></ul><ul><li>Target.com </li></ul><ul><li>...
Donors Choose
Scholastic Book Fairs
Promoting Nēnē to  Your Community
Targeting Your Audience <ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>book talks, display in library, library website </li></ul><...
Display Prominently
Library Thing http://www.librarything.com <ul><li>Electronic Display </li></ul><ul><li>Visual reminder on the library webs...
Collaborating w/Teachers
Nēnē Discussions
Discussion Calendar
Nēnē Blog http://web.me.com/halekula/Hale_Kula_Library/Nene_Blog/Nene_Blog.html
Blogs
Wallwisher Image from http://www.wallwisher.com/
Wallwisher <ul><li>Students post responses on favorite Nene Hopeful books </li></ul><ul><li>Pearl Harbor Elementary’s Wall...
Image and content from http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/phesnenehopefuls2010
“ Found” Activity <ul><li>Watch Trailer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/24uytzw </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Listen...
Using Nēnē Beyond Your School
Interact with Other Schools <ul><li>Librarians/Teacher’s Resource Page </li></ul><ul><li>http://neneaward.weebly.com/ </li...
Weebly Site Image and content from http://neneaward.weebly.com
Nēnē Jeopardy
2 Types of Jeopardy Games <ul><li>Two teams compete on their knowledge of the Nēnē Award Winner “Found” </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Sample Jeopardy Game
Sample Jeopardy Questions
Jeopardy at School <ul><li>Using Eggspert to buzz in  </li></ul>
Adaptations for Jeopardy <ul><li>Students are grouped in tables of 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Brief descriptions of Nēnē Hopeful ...
Nēnē Contests <ul><li>Based on the Nēnē Award Winning Book, “Found” </li></ul><ul><li>Winners receive their awards at the ...
Persuasive Category <ul><li>Select one scene from the book </li></ul><ul><li>Describe what elements in the scene made it i...
Sample Winners
Sample Winners
Interpretative Category <ul><li>Create a NEW scene or story for &quot;Found&quot; that fits into the book's timeline  </li...
Sample Winning Entries
Sample Winning Entries
Voting <ul><li>Voting for the Nēnē Award takes place in January and February.  </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline to submit votes ...
Blogs <ul><li>For teachers/librarians to share methods used to promote: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Nēnē Award Winner </li><...
Image and content from http://neneaward.weebly.com/blogs.html
Image and content from http://neneaward.weebly.com/blogs.html
Sample Blog Comments Charts purchased from Education Works Images from http://www.coolrewards.co.uk/index.php?cat=reward_c...
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Using the Nene Hopeful List to Promote Reading, Discussions & Technology

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How three elementary school librarians promote Hawaii's Children's Choice Award for Literature. Includes tips for funding, promotion, online tools and contests.

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Using the Nene Hopeful List to Promote Reading, Discussions & Technology

  1. 1. Using the Nēnē Hopeful List to Promote Reading, Discussions & Technology Virginia Koo, Denise Sumida, Michelle Colte Children’s Literature Hawaii, June 19, 2010
  2. 2. What is Nēnē? <ul><li>Hawaii Children’s Choice Award </li></ul><ul><li>Quality literature suggested by students, teachers, and librarians </li></ul><ul><li>For students in Grades 4-6 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Timeline for Nēnē <ul><li>August - February: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students read from Nēnē Suggested list </li></ul></ul><ul><li>October - November: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students prepare for the contests </li></ul></ul><ul><li>December: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contest Deadline </li></ul></ul><ul><li>February: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voting deadline </li></ul></ul><ul><li>March: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nēnē Ceremony </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Nēnē Suggested Reading List <ul><li>Nēnē Book Selection Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Books selected based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Genre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Male/Female Protagonist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children’s Interest </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Why Nēnē? <ul><li>Opportunity for children to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>read recently published quality books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>respond creatively and critically to works of literature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>use technology to showcase Nēnē literary knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>participate in the democratic process through voting for the Nēnē Award Winner </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Building Your Nēnē Collection
  7. 7. Funding Sources
  8. 8. Grants <ul><li>Your school’s PTO or PTA </li></ul><ul><li>Donorschoose.org </li></ul><ul><li>Target.com </li></ul><ul><li>Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good Idea Grants: http://www.pshf.org/ </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Donors Choose
  10. 10. Scholastic Book Fairs
  11. 11. Promoting Nēnē to Your Community
  12. 12. Targeting Your Audience <ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>book talks, display in library, library website </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>newsletters, photos on the library website </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>book talks, emails, face to face, books for classroom </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Display Prominently
  14. 14. Library Thing http://www.librarything.com <ul><li>Electronic Display </li></ul><ul><li>Visual reminder on the library website </li></ul><ul><li>Hale Kula Library Website: </li></ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/2bww3u6 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Collaborating w/Teachers
  16. 16. Nēnē Discussions
  17. 17. Discussion Calendar
  18. 18. Nēnē Blog http://web.me.com/halekula/Hale_Kula_Library/Nene_Blog/Nene_Blog.html
  19. 19. Blogs
  20. 20. Wallwisher Image from http://www.wallwisher.com/
  21. 21. Wallwisher <ul><li>Students post responses on favorite Nene Hopeful books </li></ul><ul><li>Pearl Harbor Elementary’s Wallwisher </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/phesnenehopefuls2010 </li></ul>Image from http://www.wallwisher.com/
  22. 22. Image and content from http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/phesnenehopefuls2010
  23. 23. “ Found” Activity <ul><li>Watch Trailer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/24uytzw </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Listen and read along to chapter 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What questions do you have after reading chapter 1? </li></ul><ul><li>Comment on Wallwisher </li></ul>
  24. 24. Using Nēnē Beyond Your School
  25. 25. Interact with Other Schools <ul><li>Librarians/Teacher’s Resource Page </li></ul><ul><li>http://neneaward.weebly.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Hints on promoting Nēnē Award books </li></ul>
  26. 26. Weebly Site Image and content from http://neneaward.weebly.com
  27. 27. Nēnē Jeopardy
  28. 28. 2 Types of Jeopardy Games <ul><li>Two teams compete on their knowledge of the Nēnē Award Winner “Found” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oct 2010 -Nov 2010 -Dec 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Two teams compete on their knowledge of the Nēnē Hopeful Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jan 2011 -Feb 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact Nēnē Committee to participate using contact form on Weebly site </li></ul>
  29. 29. Sample Jeopardy Game
  30. 30. Sample Jeopardy Questions
  31. 31. Jeopardy at School <ul><li>Using Eggspert to buzz in </li></ul>
  32. 32. Adaptations for Jeopardy <ul><li>Students are grouped in tables of 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Brief descriptions of Nēnē Hopeful books provided </li></ul><ul><li>Students skim and scan to find the answers </li></ul><ul><li>Winning teams given a copy of Nēnē Hopeful book to read </li></ul>
  33. 33. Nēnē Contests <ul><li>Based on the Nēnē Award Winning Book, “Found” </li></ul><ul><li>Winners receive their awards at the 2011 Nēnē Ceremony </li></ul><ul><li>Winners meet the author, Margaret Peterson Haddix </li></ul>
  34. 34. Persuasive Category <ul><li>Select one scene from the book </li></ul><ul><li>Describe what elements in the scene made it important (imagery, point of view…) </li></ul><ul><li>Suggested formats: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poster, Essay, Website, Song & more </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. Sample Winners
  36. 36. Sample Winners
  37. 37. Interpretative Category <ul><li>Create a NEW scene or story for &quot;Found&quot; that fits into the book's timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Suggested formats: Creative Story, Movie, Slideshow, Newspaper, etc. </li></ul>
  38. 38. Sample Winning Entries
  39. 39. Sample Winning Entries
  40. 40. Voting <ul><li>Voting for the Nēnē Award takes place in January and February. </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline to submit votes is Thurs Feb 10, 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>For the Ballot Form go to: http://nene.k12.hi.us/vote/ballot.html </li></ul><ul><li>For the Tally Form go to: http://nene.k12.hi.us/vote/tally.html </li></ul>
  41. 41. Blogs <ul><li>For teachers/librarians to share methods used to promote: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Nēnē Award Winner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nēnē Hopeful books </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. Image and content from http://neneaward.weebly.com/blogs.html
  43. 43. Image and content from http://neneaward.weebly.com/blogs.html
  44. 44. Sample Blog Comments Charts purchased from Education Works Images from http://www.coolrewards.co.uk/index.php?cat=reward_chart_sticker_chart_stickers_chart_teacher
  45. 45. Image and content from http://neneaward.weebly.com/blogs.html
  46. 46. Sample Blog Comments Trailer from Circle of Seven Productions
  47. 47. For Additional Information… <ul><li>Go to the Nene Award official site at </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://nene.k12.hi.us </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Email presenters at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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