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Wednesday, October 2
 

8:00am EDT

Pre-Conference Registration
Registration for Pre-Conference Workshops

Wednesday October 2, 2019 8:00am - 2:00pm EDT
Concession Window

9:00am EDT

Design Thinking and Standards Based Instruction
This hands-on, inquiry-based learning session will give participants the opportunity to see how content standards can be infused into a Learning Commons Makerspace using simple technology (duct tape, cardboard, etc). Participants will also be given an editable copy of a Virtual Makerspace to use in their own district. A question and answer period will conclude the session to give learners the opportunity to see how this style of learning has been facilitated in WSFCS Learning Commons.

Presenters

Wednesday October 2, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Ardmore 1

9:00am EDT

Maker Ed Through the Literary Lens
Need a way to engage readers and writers in your classroom? Try MakerED! In this session, participants will be the actual Makers, creating through the Literacy lens! By exploring physical and digital maker techniques, participants will be able to take back ready to use literacy projects to their districts, schools and classrooms.

Presenters

Wednesday October 2, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Ayers

9:00am EDT

Selling Your School Library
http://bit.ly/selling19

Why do students and teachers need school libraries in the age of Google? As a media coordinator, how do you market, promote, and advocate for programs, services, and resources your teachers and students need? Join this session to examine how contemporary school libraries support the visions and missions of their schools. Spend time developing a marketing strategy for your library media program. This will be an interactive session, so please bring a fully charged computing device.

Presenters
avatar for Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

School Library Media and Sandhills Regional Consultant, NCDPI
Kathy is a Raleigh native who answered the calling to be a lifelong educator. She graduated with English and history degrees from North Carolina State University and earned ESL certification and a master's degree in library science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro... Read More →


Wednesday October 2, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Gaines 2

9:00am EDT

Connecting Students to the Library Using Stations
Want to create stations/centers in your library but don't know where to start? Leigh and Bitsy will walk you through the process of choosing stations, setting up routines, and implementing them. We'll share a lesson plan template for use with AASL standards and curate a list of station possibilities.

Presenters
avatar for Bitsy Griffin

Bitsy Griffin

School Librarian; NCSLMA Technology Director, Chatham Grove ES
I still don’t know what I want to do in life. I suffer from a severe case of wanderlust.I seriously envy those of you who are settled and don’t spend your life dreaming of exotic places. I have truly loved everything I’ve done and every place I’ve been. For a season. But for... Read More →


Wednesday October 2, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Gaines 1

1:00pm EDT

Crowd Sourcing Your Collection Management Plan
Collection management plans are an important part of the job of a school media specialist, but it’s often a document created and filed away never to be looked at until it is time to create a new one. My presentation and active work time provides the steps and documents necessary to use the stakeholders in the building to develop and manage a collection thats meets the academic needs of the students in the building. The focus is on the non-fiction print and digital resources not on building literacy with the fiction collection. Participants will walk away with the documents for each step along the way.

Presenters
avatar for Lori Munroe

Lori Munroe

Media Specialist, WCPSS


Wednesday October 2, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Gaines 1

1:00pm EDT

Getting Started with Google's Applied Digital Skills
Join Kiker Learning for an immersive, hands on session to learn how you can use the free Applied Digital Skills G Suite curriculum from Google to help your students develop critical, job-ready digital skills that meet state standards.

Presenters
avatar for Sue Tranchina

Sue Tranchina

Speaker and Consultant, Kiker Learning & Google Edu
Sue is a Google Certified Trainer that presents across the United States on behalf of Google Cloud Partner - Education, Kiker Learning. She has been presenting for Google for Education and Google Cloud - G-Suite integration and migration for 9 years. As an educator, small business... Read More →


Wednesday October 2, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Gaines 2

1:00pm EDT

Get Your Sketchnote On!
Want to make learning stick for you and your students? Come explore the world of intentional doodling. This hands-on workshop will explore the why, when, and how of Sketchnoting before embarking on a few hours of creative practice. Join the Sketchnote tribe and leave with resources to fall back on.

Presentation here.

Presenters
avatar for Lorraine Kasyan

Lorraine Kasyan

Digital Learning Facilitator, Buncombe County Schools
As a Digital Learning Facilitator for Buncombe County Schools, Lorraine Kasyan is a creative catalyst, enthusiastic learner, and technology humanizer. Lorraine has more than 23 years of teaching experience spanning pre-school to adult education. She collaborates with classroom teachers... Read More →


Wednesday October 2, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Ayers

2:00pm EDT

Conference Registration
Conference Registration and Check-in

Wednesday October 2, 2019 2:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
Concession Window

4:00pm EDT

School Librarian District Leaders' Meeting with Kathy Parker, DPI
http://bit.ly/ncslmaleaders19
District directors/leaders, please join Kathy Parker for an informative session focused on your role as district leaders and news and updates from DPI.

Presenters
avatar for Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

School Library Media and Sandhills Regional Consultant, NCDPI
Kathy is a Raleigh native who answered the calling to be a lifelong educator. She graduated with English and history degrees from North Carolina State University and earned ESL certification and a master's degree in library science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro... Read More →


Wednesday October 2, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
Ardmore 2

5:30pm EDT

NCSLMA Regional Meet & Greet
You are cordially invited to
Meet & Greet
Regional Directors
and socialize with others from your Region!

Light snacks and beverages will be served

Board of Directors
avatar for Bitsy Griffin

Bitsy Griffin

School Librarian; NCSLMA Technology Director, Chatham Grove ES
I still don’t know what I want to do in life. I suffer from a severe case of wanderlust.I seriously envy those of you who are settled and don’t spend your life dreaming of exotic places. I have truly loved everything I’ve done and every place I’ve been. For a season. But for... Read More →
avatar for Cindy Sturdivant

Cindy Sturdivant

President Elect, NCSLMA
avatar for Laura Long

Laura Long

President Elect, NCSLMA
Laura Long is the school library media specialist at Highland School of Technology in Gastonia, NC, a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Masters of Library Science from East Carolina... Read More →


Wednesday October 2, 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm EDT
Garden Terrace
 
Thursday, October 3
 

7:00am EDT

Conference Registration
Conference Registration and Check-in

Thursday October 3, 2019 7:00am - 6:00pm EDT
Concession Window

7:30am EDT

Continental Breakfast & Vendor Hall Grand Opening
Conference Continental Breakfast and Vendor Hall Grand Opening

Thursday October 3, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am EDT
Piedmont Hall (1,2,3)

8:45am EDT

Opening Session and Keynote Address with Mr. Peter H. Reynolds (Brief General Meeting)
Join us for our opening session with special guest speaker, Peter H. Reynolds. Come Connect, Create and Curate with NCSLMA!

Presenters
avatar for Peter H. Reynolds

Peter H. Reynolds

Co-Founder, FableVision/Reynolds Center for Teaching, Learning & Creativity
Creativity champion, Peter H. Reynolds, is a NY Times best-selling author & illustrator. Published in over 25 languages, Peter's books The Dot, Ish, The Word Collector Happy Dreamer, and soon to be released, Say Something, among many others, inspire children and “grown up children... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 8:45am - 10:00am EDT
Salem 2

10:15am EDT

NCSLMA Advocacy Section Planning Session (Closed)
Work session for NCSLMA Advocacy Section Committee members (Closed Session)

Presenters
avatar for Crystal Joyce

Crystal Joyce

Library Media Coordinator, Winston-Salem PreparatoryAcademy, Grades 6-12
I am the NCSLMA Advocacy & Governance Director. I am in my 11th year teaching in the library. I also just finished the certification program at Appalachian State University to get my Master's Certificate in Instructional Technology.


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Terrace 1

10:15am EDT

Research with Elementary Students
Connect elementary students with the power of research. This session will demonstrate research strategies to use with the K-5 student. Included are how to demonstrate and monitor gathering facts, how to teach the use of the facts, how to cite at all levels, and ways to present. I used Google docs, classroom, Flipgrid, videos, and more to engage and track student work. Grading rubrics are included. Group discussion is encouraged!

http://bit.ly/2oSJYOr

Presenters
avatar for Sara Levin

Sara Levin

Media Coordinator, Lenoir County Schools
Sara Levin is going on her 16th year as a Media Coordinator and 18th year as a librarian. She is a graduate of the ECU MLS Program. She enjoys writing grants and has received close to $180,000 in the past 6 years. She has presented grant writing sessions at NCSLMA, NCTIES, the Joyner... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Salem 3C

10:15am EDT

Growing Learners Through Hands-On STEM/Literacy Activities
This project will focus on STEM + Literacy and how it can be used to help students build foundational vocabulary, incorporate problem-solving skills, and analyze text with real-world application. Using the concept of the makerspace, students will participate in highly engaging STEM challenges that uses literature as the foundational text.

Presenters

Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Salem 1B

10:15am EDT

Hands on Coding, Vision not Required
Just because your students can't see doesn't mean they can't code. We will give you hands on activities and resources that will get the visually impaired learner coding. These activities are great for a regular ed class too! We will show you easy manipulatives that you can create and introduce ways to use Cubetto, a coding robot! 
Co-Presenters are Camilla Gholson - teacher of Students with Visual Impairments and Sally Schmitt - Computer Science teacher and facilitator at Code.org

Presenters
avatar for Melissa Light

Melissa Light

Library Media Coordinator, Hunters Creek Middle School


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Salem 3A

10:15am EDT

(Pod)Casting out information: How to use podcasts in the classroom
Learn how to create Podcasts using two different (free) tools. In this session you will learn why you should have students create podcasts, how to present the information to teachers and students, and have a chance to create your own! You will leave with resources to create immediately as well as options to help differentiation as the need arises. We will give examples from different age levels and subject areas, and tips on how to approach your teachers about collaboration.

Presenters
avatar for Alicia Luke

Alicia Luke

Media Coordinator, AC Reynolds Middle School
Hello! This is my fourth year as a Middle School librarian and I LOVE my job. My favorite things are recommending books (especially when you get it just so right) and using technology to collaborate and create unique products.


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Conference 1

10:15am EDT

E-Books!
Books aren’t just in print anymore. This session will focus on converting picture books to traditional and read-to-me ebooks, but what you learn can be applied to literary magazines, novels, short story collections, etc. 
Why should you care?
Fundraisers! Culminating projects! Thank you gifts! Prizes! Memory books! Personal enrichment!



Presenters
avatar for Stephanie Neilan

Stephanie Neilan

Author
I love books! My favorites make me smile, laugh, and think. I crushed every read-a-thon my schools hosted before writing my own tales, some of which have hit #1 on amazon in their categories. :D


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Salem 1A

10:15am EDT

Contemporary School Library Programs
http://bit.ly/modernncslma
Why do students and teachers need school libraries in the age of Google? Join this session to examine characteristics of contemporary school libraries and how they support the visions and missions of their schools. This will be an interactive session, so please bring a fully charged computing device.

Presenters
avatar for Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

School Library Media and Sandhills Regional Consultant, NCDPI
Kathy is a Raleigh native who answered the calling to be a lifelong educator. She graduated with English and history degrees from North Carolina State University and earned ESL certification and a master's degree in library science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Ardmore 2

10:15am EDT

Creating and Curating History Education: #everyonesnorthcarolina: A Short Course in North Carolina History
The NC Government and Heritage Library is investigating the need for a freely available online course on North Carolina history. Meet with project team managers Rebecca and Kelly to learn more about this project and to provide input on creating and shaping this course for schools and lifelong learning.

Presenters
avatar for Rebecca Hyman

Rebecca Hyman

Outreach Librarian, State Library of North Carolina


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Ardmore 1

10:15am EDT

Fireside Chat with Peter H. Reynolds (Ticketed Event)
Join Peter H. Reynolds for a up close and personal session following his keynote address.

Presenters
avatar for Peter H. Reynolds

Peter H. Reynolds

Co-Founder, FableVision/Reynolds Center for Teaching, Learning & Creativity
Creativity champion, Peter H. Reynolds, is a NY Times best-selling author & illustrator. Published in over 25 languages, Peter's books The Dot, Ish, The Word Collector Happy Dreamer, and soon to be released, Say Something, among many others, inspire children and “grown up children... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Salem 1C

10:15am EDT

You have the power!: Optimize NCWiseOwl for your users
We want NC teachers finding, vetting and using digital content, so two Digital Content Ambassadors are helping districts and schools to optimize NCWiseOwl.  There are powerful tools in NCWiseOwl that can encourage your teachers to find and utilize the amazing content available in NCWiseOwl databases. Google Slides Presentation

Presenters
avatar for Annie Harris

Annie Harris

Media Specialist, Northern Guilford High School
Annie earned her BA in English from the College of Charleston, South Carolina, and she earned her MS in Library Science from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She has ten years of experience as a librarian: Wiley Middle, Winston-Salem, NC (W-S/FCS); Davidson County Community... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Gaines 1

10:15am EDT

What are you reading? What are you reading? A success story of getting high school students to read independently
We know that reading and vocabulary acquisition is crucial to student success and we know getting high school students to read can be daunting. This session will outline an implementation plan for a school-wide reading initiative. Timeline, strategies, and successes will be discussed so your school can successfully implement a reading initiative that will foster independent reading. Connect your students to books and create a culture of reading.

Presenters
avatar for Dee Wotring

Dee Wotring

Media Coordinator, Rockingham County Schools
I've been the media coordinator at MHS for 7 years. Ask me about SWIRP.


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Conference 2

10:15am EDT

Two is Better Than One - Cool Collaborations with Your Colleagues
Looking for ways to work with teachers to cover their curriculum *and* incorporate library information and technology standards and skills. I will share my collaboration challenges and successes. Participants will leave with ready to use ideas and materials. In additions, attendees will be invited to share their own collaboration challenges and successes. This session will combine both presentation and discussion.

Presenters
avatar for Vickie Blankenship

Vickie Blankenship

Media Specialist, Asheville City Schools
Vickie Blankenship is starting her 26th year as a school librarian. Currently Vickie is the Media Specialist/Digital Lead Teacher at Asheville Primary School. Mrs. Blankenship earned her Bachelor's degree from Western Carolina University in Elementary Education in 1993. She earned... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Ayers

10:15am EDT

NCYA Book Awards Can Show you Ways to Connect, Create, and Curate!
Connect with your middle and high school students by providing great YA titles nominated by their peers. Let students create their own book talks and projects. Curate a great collection of titles and encourage your students to nominate for next year's titles. Help us to connect readers to great literature and encourage literacy for life by participating in this historic award.

Presenters
avatar for Ruth Wilcox

Ruth Wilcox

SLMC, Paisley IB Magnet School
I have served as the chair of the NCYA Book Award Committee for middle school, alongside Robin Jordan, chair for high school for 6 years. Discussing books with other book lovers is my passion! Join us for book-talks, give-aways, and ideas for promoting the NCYA Book Awards program... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Terrace 3

10:15am EDT

Library Leadership in North Carolina
This presentation is about developing library leaders in North Carolina and will focus on the attributes available through NCLA’s Leadership Institute. As planning chair and with a current participant in this year’s cohort, we will share in an interactive format skills and topics covered, success stories and how you can get involved.

Presenters
avatar for Michael Crumpton

Michael Crumpton

Assistant Dean for Administrative Services, NCLA President, UNC Greensboro
http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncg/clist.aspx?id=1946">Michael A. Crumpton, MLS, SHRM-SCP, is the Assistant Dean for Administrative Services at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Mike oversees administration of budgets, human resources and facilities; organizes and addresses... Read More →
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Colleen Pinyan

Guilford County Schools


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Salem 3B

10:15am EDT

NCSLMA Mentors Meetup (Closed)
NCSLMA Mentor Program Meet & Greet (Closed Session)

Presenters
avatar for Kevin Washburn

Kevin Washburn

Director, NCSLMA Professional Development, NCSLMA
Media Coordinator and Technology Facilitator at Alexander Graham Middle School (Charlotte NC). I am also an adjunct faculty member at the University of North Carolina with the MLIS program. My teaching areas include Children's Literature and Collection Development. My research... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am EDT
Terrace 2

10:15am EDT

Asking Questions and Making Connections with Primary Sources from the Library of Congress
The Teaching with Primary Sources Program @ Mars Hill University introduces a design model for student-led research. Participants will engage in model lessons using science and primary sources to explore questions regarding the solar system. Then, participants will have time to explore primary source sets available at the Library of Congress and coaches will work with teachers to begin designing their own lesson based on the mini-research model. Strategies in this workshop are based on Inquiry-based learning from the Library, Stephanie Harvey’s book Strategies that Work, and the Question Formulation Technique from the Right Question Institute.

Presenters
avatar for Bridget Morton

Bridget Morton

Associate Director, Teaching with Primary Sources, Mars Hill University
Bridget Morton is the Assistant Director of Teaching with Primary Sources at Mars Hill University. Teaching with Primary Sources is a National Consortium funded by the Library of Congress. Previously, Bridget taught high school ELA at North Buncombe High School for 10 years, and has... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 10:15am - 12:15pm EDT
Gaines 2

11:25am EDT

NCSLMA Book Programs Committee Planning Session (Closed)
Work session for Book Programs Committee Members (Closed Session)

Presenters
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Deb Fidali

Media Coordinator, Flat Rock Middle School


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Salem 3B

11:25am EDT

NC Children's Book Award Titles
Join our team of committee members for a fast-paced, informative session highlighting all titles, Picture Book and Junior Book categories, for the 2020 NCCBA contest! Lesson plan ideas, classroom connections, book trailer links, handouts, door prizes, and much more will prepare you for a successful NCCBA experience for your school!

Presenters
avatar for Lisa England

Lisa England

Media Coordinator, Frank Morgan Elementary
I am a media specialist in my 8th year at Morgan Elementary in Clemmons, NC. I have served as school chairman of the NCCBA committee for 14 years. I am a happy GiGi to four precious little ones and proud to represent North Carolina as the School Library Media Coordinator of the Year... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Terrace 3

11:25am EDT

Metaphors Be With You: Using Poetry to Explore Space
In this fun interactive demonstration of poetry's cross-curricular super powers, author and performance poet Allan Wolf will share poems and activities that celebrate the wonders of our solar system and beyond. We will CONNECT to the cosmos. We will CREATE persona poems from informational text. And CURATE a healthy appreciation for our own special place in the universe.

Presenters
avatar for Allan Wolf

Allan Wolf

Author and Word Wizard
I am an author, poet, and performer who presents author talks and poetry shows for children, youth, and families. I write YA novels, poetry collections, and picture books based on research. Two of my novels, THE WATCH THAT ENDS THE NIGHT and ZANES TRACE won the NCSLMA YA book aw... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Conference 1

11:25am EDT

FOCUS Group - Leveraging the Power of NCWiseOwl
NCWiseOwl has now provided resources for North Carolina Schools for 20 years! Let’s make the next 20 even greater together! Please come and hear about what’s new and more importantly give your feedback about how we can improve, enhance and promote NCWiseOwl!  bit.ly/NCWOFOCUS

Presenters
avatar for Cynthia Sartain

Cynthia Sartain

North Central DTL Consultant, NCWiseOwl Support, NC DPI


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Gaines 1

11:25am EDT

Hygge: Using the 10 Danish Principles of Happy Living to Make Your Media Center the Happiest Place in School
Danes are consistently ranked as the happiest people on Earth. Meik Wiking's international bestseller, The Little Book of Hygge, attributes this to one cultural practice - hygge. Hygge (pronounced HOO-gah) has been defined as everything from, "togetherness" to "the absence of annoyance!" Learn about the ten principles of hygge and how to use them in your media program to create a community of support and to make your media center the happiest place in school!  LINK TO PRESENTATION

Presenters
avatar for Stephanie Fiedler

Stephanie Fiedler

Media Coordinator, WCPSS
Stephanie has been in the library field for over 30 years. She was a medical librarian in the US Air Force, a law librarian in New York, and an academic librarian at Durham Tech. She has been with WCPSS since 1998 and has taught on both the elementary and secondary levels. She... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Salem 1C

11:25am EDT

Built-In Advocacy - School-wide Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning
Dr. Chow will detail how the process of conducting a school-wide needs assessment helps build a shared vision for how your school library can best align itself to the high priority goals and needs of school stakeholders. A strategic plan is then developed to address these high priority goals that clearly demonstrates what the school library will need in order to accomplish them.

Presenters
avatar for Anthony Chow

Anthony Chow

Associate Professor, UNCG


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Conference 2

11:25am EDT

Kenan Fellows Experience
The "Kenan Fellows Experience" session highlights adventures possible through the Kenan Fellows program (& other amazing opportunities)  Let's talk about how travel experiences for teachers make us better teachers and ultimately increase our students' learning.  Adventures for Teachers Enhance Student Learning



Presenters
avatar for Nicole Emmert

Nicole Emmert

Kenan Fellow, Media Specialist, & AIG Teacher, Kenan Fellows for Teacher Leadership & Person County Schools
HI! I'm Nicole Emmert. I have been a teacher for 21 years with Person County Schools in Hurdle Mills, North Carolina at Oak Lane Elementary School. I am currently the media specialist and Academically/Intellectually Gifted teacher at Oak Lane Elementary. I graduated from the University... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Terrace 2

11:25am EDT

Launch OER with #GoOpenNC
This session will introduce participants to #GoOpenNC, our new statewide repository for K-12 Open Educational Resources. Learn how to be a part of the community of practice and the valuable roles School Library Media Coordinators play in content curation and creation.

Presenters
avatar for Pam Batchelor

Pam Batchelor

Digital Learning Systems Consultant, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Life long learner and adventure seeker.


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Salem 3A

11:25am EDT

Curating Student Success Through Multi-Disciplinary Partnerships: Developing Statewide Workshops for Teaching Information Literacy
Increasingly, students struggle to locate, evaluate, and utilize primary sources in their research and writing. The State Library and UNCG have partnered to develop workshops for teachers and school media librarians that provide tools that directly impact student success and college readiness. This highly interactive session will facilitate participant conversation to ensure the project’s content is of maximum relevance to educator needs.

Presenters
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Keith Gorman

Assistant Dean for Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, UNC-Greensboro
avatar for Kathelene McCarty Smith

Kathelene McCarty Smith

Interim Head, Special Collections and University Archives, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Kathelene McCarty Smith is currently Photograph, Artifact, and Textile Archivist at The Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She has a master’s degree in Art History from Louisiana State University... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Hanft

Jennifer Hanft

Head, Content & Information Delivery, State Library of North Carolina
Library interests include: management & staff development, training & facilitation, reference & instruction, marketing & outreach.


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Salem 1A

11:25am EDT

Exploring the AASL Standards
Break in the AASL National School Library Standards by breaking out! Participants will work in collaborative teams to solve clues related to the AASL standards in an "escape room" style activity using BreakoutEDU boxes. If the standards are still new to you, or you're intrigued by the breakout boxes (or both!) then this session is for you!

Slides are found here.



Presenters

Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Ardmore 2

11:25am EDT

Historical Memory: Community Interactive
Want to learn about collaborating with your History Department? This session will explore potential assignments for students in American 1/American 2/APUSH/AP EURO incorporating research using primary and secondary resources, community interviews and local history. We will present several project ideas, including a living history museum/exhibit in the school media center. Rubrics, project descriptions and methodologies will be provided.




Presenters
avatar for Jillian Harper

Jillian Harper

Teacher Librarian • Media Coordinator, Walter M. Williams


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Salem 1B

11:25am EDT

"Do you know how to...?" Nope, but I can learn! Crazy Collaborations!
Sometimes you just gotta say YES to collaborating--even when it's outside your area of expertise. Find out how I've stepped outside my box and learned to code, sew, keep bees, and even teach math just so I can work with my teachers! It’s been scary, but totally worth it.

Presenters
avatar for Sarah Justice

Sarah Justice

Media Specialist, Rosman Middle and High Schools, Transylvania
Sarah Justice is the media specialist at Rosman Middle and High Schools in Transylvania County, NC. She was the 2016 North Carolina School Library Media Association Media Coordinator of the Year. Mrs. Justice has worked her way across the state of North Carolina in pursuit of her... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Terrace 1

11:25am EDT

Connect to Content and Collections: North Carolina Curated for You with NCpedia and ANCHOR
Explore what’s new and amazing in NCpedia, NC’s online encyclopedia, and ANCHOR (A North Carolina History Online Resource). Learn about features that curate classroom activities, content and primary sources to support inquiry-based instruction and virtual learning for NC history. Share your feedback to help us improve these resources!

Presenters
avatar for Rebecca Hyman

Rebecca Hyman

Outreach Librarian, State Library of North Carolina


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Ardmore 1

11:25am EDT

Drop-in PD: Revitalizing how teachers learn & grow
Teacher's plates are full, but most still want to learn and grow (and earn those DLC CEUs). Drop-in PD provides a flexible way to learn about tools and strategies that teachers of any grade or subject can use to create a more student-centered environment. Learn how one school's Media Specialist and ITF have collaborated to create PD opportunities that teachers love, and leave with resources to get started in your own school or district!

Presenters
avatar for Katherine Leatherman

Katherine Leatherman

ITF, Gaston County Schools
Katherine is a former teacher turned Instructional Technology Facilitator in North Carolina. She believes that the power of technology, coupled with the passion of dedicated educators, can support and prepare students for success in school and in the future. She loves sharing, presenting... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Salem 3C

11:25am EDT

Conference Presentation Initiative - What is it and how can I be a part?
I will share the conference presentation initative program and how individuals can apply to attend a conference and promote libraries in North Carolina. I will share the application, the scoring rubric and the conferences available to present by month.

Presenters
avatar for Vickie Blankenship

Vickie Blankenship

Media Specialist, Asheville City Schools
Vickie Blankenship is starting her 26th year as a school librarian. Currently Vickie is the Media Specialist/Digital Lead Teacher at Asheville Primary School. Mrs. Blankenship earned her Bachelor's degree from Western Carolina University in Elementary Education in 1993. She earned... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 11:25am - 12:15pm EDT
Ayers

12:15pm EDT

Bright Star Theatre Group The Wizard of Oz (Ticketed Luncheon)
Ticketed Luncheon - Tickets available at registration via NCSLMA.org

Presenters

Thursday October 3, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm EDT
Piedmont Hall 4

12:15pm EDT

1:30pm EDT

Adaptive Readers for Diverse Learners
Come learn about how to create adaptive readers for diverse learners in your elementary school. Attendees will learn about the process for planning, creating, and implementing adaptive texts. Attendees will be provided with an overview of Boardmaker, "a collection of standardized picture symbols used for communication with students who are strong visual learners." They will also have a chance to interact with the adaptive texts and see students using adaptive texts through digital media.

Presenters

Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Terrace 1

1:30pm EDT

We Can Do It! Learning About Empowerment through Biographies of Women, Research and Programming Robots
Using a google presentation, we will discuss how we incorporated literacy, research and programming Dash robots for second graders using the biographies of women and Dash robots we got through our Read to Succeed grant. We will share the process and provide all the resources we used.  Participants will also get the chance to explore Dash Robots and try their hands at coding them.

Presenters
avatar for Alysa Amato

Alysa Amato

Digital Learning Coach GAB and ECGES, Grady Brown Elementary School
avatar for Elizabeth McCue

Elizabeth McCue

Media Specialist, GABES
Grady A. Brown Elementary


Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Gaines 2

1:30pm EDT

Days in the Lives: Curating Local History and Creating a Calendar
The history surrounding CS Brown High School and Hertford County are rich but only known in limited ways. With the help of an action research grant, my students began uncovering that history, and they are sharing some of their findings in a calendar. The students determined all facets of layout and design for the calendar, which can and will be shared with both our school and local community. This presentation will share the story of creating that calendar and of developing a collection of local history materials.

Presenters
avatar for Hugh Davis

Hugh Davis

Librarian & English Teacher, CS Brown High School
I have just completed 20 years in education, having spent the last two as the inaugural librarian at my school (where I serve in the media center and continue to teach English). A life-long scholar of literature and pop culture, I look to bring texts alive for students, and I also... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Ardmore 2

1:30pm EDT

Engaging Learners Through Virtual Realities
Have you ever wanted to experience people, places and events outside of your school building but didn’t have the resources to go there? Have you ever wished students could create their own virtual fieldtrips? Have you ever thought about visual essays or storytelling? In this session, participants will explore a variety of virtual reality environments using tools and resources freely accessible to both students and teachers. Participants will leave eager to return to reality to try these in their own districts, schools and classrooms.

Presenters

Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Salem 1B

1:30pm EDT

Immersed in Learning: Virtual Reality - Read2Succeed Grant
Learn how a teacher and media coordinator collaborated to incorporate Google Expeditions into the curriculum! We used virtual reality trips to bring learning to life for our students, particularly with an at-risk team. We will share technical tips for guiding Expeditions, as well as instructional techniques to use them successfully, even without enough devices for the whole class. Co-presented by Kristi Allred, media coordinator at North Davidson Middle School. 

Presenters

Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Ayers

1:30pm EDT

Oh the Places We Can Go: Virtual Maps & Field Trips through Literacy
In this interactive session, participants with build a virtual maps based on a short informational text passage to demonstrate how to engage students in their reading and understanding of what they have read.

Presenters
avatar for Teika Clavell

Teika Clavell

Educator on Loan Eastern NC, NC DPI
All things Digital Teaching and Learning, Technology Integration with C & I, and Schoolnet, Canvas, and Digital Tools


Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Conference 1

1:30pm EDT

Utilizing your Independent Bookstore
Sharing the many ways that school libraries can partner, collaborate, and utilize their local independent bookstore. Presentation will share what has and has not been effective between Bookmarks and WS/FCS

Presenters
avatar for Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Located in downtown Winston-Salem, Bookmarks is a literary arts non-profit and independent bookstore that believes in books with purpose.


Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Terrace 3

1:30pm EDT

50+ Digital and Online Tools
Looking for great websites and apps? Then this is the interactive session for you. Heather Moorefield-Lang is back with a fast-paced session on digital and online tools. Be ready to leave with an exciting batch of resources to share! Make sure to bring your favorite device to the session!

Presenters
avatar for Heather Moorefield-Lang

Heather Moorefield-Lang

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Heather Moorefield-Lang, a former middle school theater teacher and school librarian, currently serves as faculty with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in the Department of Library and Information Science. Her research is focused in emerging technologies and their use... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Salem 3A

1:30pm EDT

90 Second PD
Wouldn't it be great if you could provide weekly professional development and support to your teachers? What if you were told you could do this in just 90 seconds? You can! In this session, participants will learn how to create 90 second videos (no fancy equipment or editing required!) to share tips, tricks, updates, and more! You'll even leave with your very first 90 second PD created!

Presenters
avatar for Katherine Leatherman

Katherine Leatherman

ITF, Gaston County Schools
Katherine is a former teacher turned Instructional Technology Facilitator in North Carolina. She believes that the power of technology, coupled with the passion of dedicated educators, can support and prepare students for success in school and in the future. She loves sharing, presenting... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Salem 3C

1:30pm EDT

School Librarian Interventions for New Teacher Resilience
New and beginning teachers as a special population can benefit from collegial support to build resilience. The presenter will address how school librarians can reach out to bridge the gap between the library and the classroom. Strategies for mentoring and collaboration to build the teacher-librarian relationship will be shared as best practice. Interactive discussion.

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Rita Soulen

Assistant Professor, East Carolina University


Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Salem 3B

1:30pm EDT

Passport to Multicultural Literature: Tearing down the boarders to diversity in literature
Are you interested in diversifying your school library collections, but aren’t aware of where to find diverse titles to match your student population? Come join us in this interactive session as we define multicultural literature and share live resources to aid school librarians in selecting diverse titles for their collections.

Presenters
avatar for Lori Sands

Lori Sands

Director, UNC-G
avatar for Tammy Gruer

Tammy Gruer

Professor/School Library Program Coordinator, UNCG


Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Terrace 2

1:30pm EDT

Library Choice. Why do students want to come to the Library?
Why choose to come to the library? Is is books, Maker, cool space? Learn how I manage my student's free choice time in the library.

Presenters

Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Salem 1C

1:30pm EDT

#Beardown for Reading: a Read 2 Succeed Grant
Focusing on a sometimes neglected population, this project not only provided engaging materials to our Strategic Reading students, but also gave them the opportunity to a first-time experience of making purchases in a bookstore. From book-tastings to a bookstore visit to their names on name plates, these student have excitement and ownership of materials now in the OGHS Media Center.


Presenters
avatar for Brene Duggins

Brene Duggins

Media Coordinator, Oak Grove High School
Media Coordinator at Oak Grove High School in Davidson County, NCPresident, NCSLMA 2017-18Past President, NCSLMA 2018-19


Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Ardmore 1

1:30pm EDT

Connecting with Elected Officials
Want to advocate for school library programs with your elected officials but don't know how to get started? Are you concerned about what to say or how to respond when someone is ambivalent or antagonistic? We will guide you through the process from making the appointment to talking points for a face to face meeting. Join us to find out more about this exciting advocacy avenue.

Presenters
avatar for Anthony Chow

Anthony Chow

Associate Professor, UNCG


Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Conference 2

1:30pm EDT

Libraries All A-"Twitter": Using Social Media to Advocate for Your Library
Learn how to use Twitter and other social media to connect to your NC State Legislators and show them what's happening in your school library! We'll also discuss NCSLMA hashtags, who to follow, and give you all the information you need to find your legislators online so they can see the wonderful your doing daily!

Presenters

Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Salem 1A

1:30pm EDT

NCWiseOwl Professional Learning for You and Your Teachers!
Come join in the conversation as we look at professional learning addressing the resources available through NCWiseOwl. Discover how you can strengthen your skills and knowledge as a SLMC as well as how you can easily provide tools that your teachers can add to their skillset - all aligned to the NC Digital Learning Competencies and Professional Standards!  Bring personalized learning, digital literacy, reading literacy, ESL and content integration to your teachers!  Find the presentation which includes a download link in the NCWiseOwl Toolkit under Professional Learning (bottom of page).  https://ncdpi.instructure.com/courses/1276  The toolkit can also be access from the footer of www.ncwiseowl.org.

Presenters
avatar for Cynthia Sartain

Cynthia Sartain

North Central DTL Consultant, NCWiseOwl Support, NC DPI


Thursday October 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm EDT
Gaines 1

2:30pm EDT

NCSLMA Annual Awards Presentations and Special Keynote Speaker Olivia Van Ledtje
Join us for our annual awards presentations and keynote speaker, Olivia Van Ledtje

Presenters
avatar for Olivia Van Ledtje

Olivia Van Ledtje

LivBits
Olivia Van Ledtje (“LivBit”) is a reader, thinker, and kids' voice believer. Using technology to inspire empathy, equity, and activism, Olivia’s mission is to share messages with the world that are hopeful, kind and true. Olivia is the creator of LivBits—short videos for kids... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT
Salem 2

4:15pm EDT

"SUPER FUN WITH AME DYCKMAN: LEMMINGS, LIFE, AND MORE!"
Ame Dyckman is here! Come and join in the fun as our North Carolina Picture Book Award winner for Read the Book, Lemmings! shares her own story, chats it up about those endearing lemmings, AND gives us a sneak-peek of her newest book that’s coming out in March! You know it will be fun!

Presenters

Thursday October 3, 2019 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
Salem 1A

4:15pm EDT

Cultivating Curiosity and Creativity
An award-winning educator and children’s book author shares lesson ideas for how to engage students at all grade-levels around writing, research, and reading. Participants will receive handouts about media center-oriented activities to foster creativity and curiosity that are drawn from Bemis’s writing process, as well as tried-and-true lessons he’s taught.

Presenters
avatar for John Claude Bemis

John Claude Bemis

Children's Book Author, Disney-Hyperion
An inspiring speaker and entertaining performer, John Claude Bemis received the Excellence in Teaching Award from UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Education for his work as an author-educator in schools around the state. He is the author of seven books including The Wooden Prince, a... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
Conference 2

4:15pm EDT

MG and YA Literature Enhancing Social Emotional Learning Connections in the Classroom
Panel of award-winning authors Kathleen Burkinshaw (THE LAST CHERRY BLOSSOM, MG atomic bombing), Lisa Williams Kline (ONE WEEK OF YOU, YA contemporary), Linda Vigen Phillips (BEHIND THESE HANDS,YA Verse), and Bobbie Pyron (STAY, MG contemporary) discuss how their topics, formats, and styles of their MG & YA novels open readers hearts as well as their minds. At end of session, all 4 authors will give away one copy of their book(and some swag) to one lucky winner at their session!

Presenters
avatar for Kathleen Burkinshaw

Kathleen Burkinshaw

Author/Speaker
I'm a Japanese American author and the daughter of a Hiroshima survivor residing in Charlotte, NC. As well as a wife, mom, and owner of a dog who is a kitchen ninja. The UNITED NATIONS Office of Disarmament Affairs lists The Last Cherry Blossom (Distributed by Simon&Schuster and Scholastic... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
Salem 3C

4:15pm EDT

Incorporating Nature into the Curriculum, Some Practical Ideas
Study after study has shown the power of nature to increase focus and creativity. This interactive presentation will provide practical ideas educators can use to enhance their instruction in a variety of subject areas, increase student focus, and create an even more engaging classroom environment.

Presenters
avatar for Jo Hackl

Jo Hackl

Founder Outdoorosity and author Random House Children's Books, Outdoorosity.org and author of Southern Prize winning SMACK DAB IN THE MIDDLE OF MAYBE
I am the author of SMACK DAB IN THE MIDDLE OF MAYBE (Random House Children’s Books), winner of the Southern Book Prize.The book is also a Publisher\'s Weekly bestseller, and an Indie Next and Okra Pick. The book takes readers on an adventure with 12-year-old Cricket to try to survive... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
Salem 1B

4:15pm EDT

Long LIV Books: Creating Book Bits that Inspire Readers and Thinkers
Meet Liv, a true book activist. In this session hear how creation of simple video Bits can become powerful tools for reflection in literacy areas. Liv will demonstrate the key ideas around creating a Bit, show how to craft reflection through hastags, and explanin the power of feed back from a global audience.

Presenters
avatar for Cynthia S. Merrill

Cynthia S. Merrill

Staff Developer/Consultant/Author of Spark Change
Staff Developer/Consultant
avatar for Olivia Van Ledtje

Olivia Van Ledtje

LivBits
Olivia Van Ledtje (“LivBit”) is a reader, thinker, and kids' voice believer. Using technology to inspire empathy, equity, and activism, Olivia’s mission is to share messages with the world that are hopeful, kind and true. Olivia is the creator of LivBits—short videos for kids... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
Salem 1C

4:15pm EDT

The Hero Myth in Modern Storytelling
Using modern film and literature, Todd Gallicano shows how to connect students to the work of Joseph Campbell, the Hero’s Journey, and our shared human experience, while also applying it to their own lives and inspiring them to heed their own call to adventure. Lesson plans written by Andrea Van Sice, M. Ed. available.

Presenters
avatar for Todd Gallicano

Todd Gallicano

Jo Hackl grew up outside a ghost town in Mississippi. Her debut novel, Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe, was published by Random House Children's Books in July 2018. It has been named an Indie Next pick and a SIBA Okra pick. She lives with her husband and children in Greenville, South... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
Conference 1

4:15pm EDT

Where Do We Draw the Line?
Are you confused about what defines a middle grade vs. young adult novel? Join award-winning middle-grade and young adult NC author, Cindy Cipriano as she shares her tips in writing and walking the fine line between mid-grade and YA. Cindy will speak about her middle grades series The Sidhe and Miller's Island Mysteries, and her YA series, Fading. Cindy will giveaway one signed copy of her work along with series swag.

Presenters
avatar for Cindy Cipriano

Cindy Cipriano

Author
Cindy is the best-selling and award-winning author of the Fading Series, The Sidhe Series, and Miller\\'s Island Mysteries. A graduate of Richland One schools, Cindy now lives in NC with her family and their 27 pets. Not really. Just two dogs who think they are children and three... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
Salem 3B

4:15pm EDT

Creating Hungry Readers with Voice and Choice
The kids who love reading and crave books are easy. But what about those other kids, the ones who want the computer, the bathroom, the comfy chairs...but not the books? How can we get them to want to read?

I was a juvenile delinquent. Good books, and the teachers and librarians who hooked me up with them, gave me the ladder up and out to my dream life. I know what struggling kids need because I was one. Throw in my extensive training in adolescent literacy, and the process of writing award-winning YA books, and I've got strategies to share.

In Creating Hungry Readers with Voice and Choice, I'll break down exactly how to turn resistant readers into book addicts: meet them where they're at, amplify their voice, and always give them choice. In this session, I'll serve up a gut punch of a lesson, showing attendees how to turn their worst-behaved patrons into living, breathing book fanatics. The session will include modeling of exactly how to teach reading to low-level adolescent readers, and a handout including a breakdown of the strategies.

Presenters
avatar for Cyndy Etler

Cyndy Etler

Author & Teen Life Coach, Award-Winning YA Author with Sourcebooks Fire
I'm a homeless kid turned author, teacher and teen life coach. My school librarians and teachers, and the books they shared with me, saved my life. I am ever grateful for the work you do for kids like me...and I'm passionate about sharing strategies that work for reaching those kids... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
Salem 3A

5:30pm EDT

Author Signing/Vendor Hall Reception
Join us in the Vendor Hall for an evening of author book signings, vendor exhibits and refreshments!

Thursday October 3, 2019 5:30pm - 7:00pm EDT
Piedmont 1,2,3
 
Friday, October 4
 

7:00am EDT

Conference Registration
Morning Conference Registration for Friday's concurrent sessions

Friday October 4, 2019 7:00am - 9:00am EDT
Concessions

7:30am EDT

Continental Breakfast
Coffee, tea and pastries in the Vendor Hall

Friday October 4, 2019 7:30am - 8:45am EDT
Piedmont 1,2,3

7:30am EDT

Presidents' Breakfast (closed session)
Past Presidents' Annual Breakfast

Presenters
avatar for Laura Long

Laura Long

President Elect, NCSLMA
Laura Long is the school library media specialist at Highland School of Technology in Gastonia, NC, a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Masters of Library Science from East Carolina... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 7:30am - 8:45am EDT
Ardmore 4

8:00am EDT

NCSLMA Communications Section Planning Session (closed)
Members of the NCSLMA Communications Section - planning session

Presenters
avatar for Brene Duggins

Brene Duggins

Media Coordinator, Oak Grove High School
Media Coordinator at Oak Grove High School in Davidson County, NCPresident, NCSLMA 2017-18Past President, NCSLMA 2018-19


Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Terrace 2

8:00am EDT

A Magical Night of STEM and Literacy
Presenters will demonstrate how to plan an effective STEM and Literacy Night featuring Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling. Participants will be given the opportunity to make, create, and take one of the STEM activities being featured. A Google Site will be shared that provides access to handouts and instructions. Other STEM and literacy night ideas will be shared as well.

Presenters
avatar for Heather Shulman

Heather Shulman

Media Coordinator, Fairview Elementary School
I would like the CEU's to apply to digital literacy.


Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Salem 1C

8:00am EDT

Bears, Bats, and Binturongs Alive!
Discover how to guide your students to "App Smash" their way to an engaging rain forest habitat product. I will demonstrate how first-grade students use Google classroom, NCWiseOwl research, and first-person writing to create smash up videos with Do Ink green screen and iMovie apps that take you to their jungle. Participants will receive a Google folder link with lesson slides, research links, graphic organizer, first-person writing sentence stems. Should have classroom access to Chrome devices and an iPad.

Presenters
avatar for Shelly Haskell

Shelly Haskell

Media Specialist Tech Facilitator, Currituck County
Media and Technology Teacher Ma.Ed; Ma. Ed. Technology I am a Currituck native and live on Knotts Island. I received a BA from ECU in Literature and Philosophy. I received my American Montessori teaching credentials and worked in Montessori schools for three years. I then received... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Ayers

8:00am EDT

Elementary Media - A Balancing Act
The role of a media specialist is constantly evolving. Sometimes it can be a challenge to balance the many tasks and feel accomplished in any of them. In this session, we will share strategies on many topics from maintaining a library collection to teaching technology through a lab or on a cart. We will share many resources for “doing it all” with humor, optimism, and Mentimeter.

Presenters
avatar for Candice Greedy

Candice Greedy

Librarian / Digital Literacy Teacher


Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Salem 1B

8:00am EDT

Read Across the Rainbow- A School Wide Reading Incentive Program
Read Across the Rainbow is a reading incentive program designed to motivate and reward students for reading a variety of books. This is a K-5 program and can be modified to fit your specific schools' needs! Teachers, students, and parents all LOVE it! You will leave the presentation and be able to implement the program in your school in no time at all!

Presenters
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Molly Parker

This is the link to my presentation. https://bit.ly/2mfuYcf


Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Salem 3C

8:00am EDT

BREAKOUT in Supporting Your Teachers
Inquire, collaborate, explore, and engage. Do all of these! BREAKOUT of the box with students by integrating resources to assess and to make problem solving and teamwork fun! I will demonstrate how to do this and give participants a chance at BREAKING out! Media coordinators will love learning how to use Breakout EDU with their teachers and students!

Presenters
avatar for Cheryl McCrorey

Cheryl McCrorey

Media Coordinator, South Elementary School
I'm a media coordinator at South Elementary School in the Mooresville Graded School District.


Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Salem 1A

8:00am EDT

Digital Breakouts
Breakout boxes are a fun way to engage students with your content, but not all teachers have access to physical Breakout boxes. Participants will learn how to use Google Forms to create an “escape room” type learning experience. A large variety of free resources will be shared and can be easily customized to your content. Please bring a internet-connected device to participate in the interactive portion of the session.

Presenters
avatar for Katie Bogle

Katie Bogle

Media Coordinator, A.L. Brown High School
I am a tech geek mixed with "old school" educator who is always trying something new. My most recent project has been incorporating virtual reality into classroom instruction.I am National Board Certified (2006 and renewed in 2016) and hold a NC state certification in AIG.Insta: @wondersreadResearch... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Ardmore 2

8:00am EDT

Give Your Books a Boost! Simple Ways to Increase Circulation
In this presentation participants will discover factors which positively and negatively influence circulation (such as access, barriers, reading promotion, displays, shelving, and genrefication) and be inspired and motivated to develop programs and activities to increase circulation. Participants will be provided a link to the presentation.

Presenters
avatar for Anne Bucci

Anne Bucci

District Media Specialist, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools


Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Conference 1

8:00am EDT

Digital Learning Whats? Let's Pull it Together!
Are your teachers as freaked out as ours were about earning their Digital Learning Competencies? Come hear the different sessions and opportunities that we offered to help our teachers get past the overwhelm, learn, and maybe even have fun in the process!

Presenters
avatar for Laura Holland

Laura Holland

Media Specialist, Asheboro High School


Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Salem 3B

8:00am EDT

How Project Based Learning & the AASL Standards Together Create Authentic Learning
What is PBL and what ties does PBL have to the AASL standards? How can the LMS collaborate with classroom teachers to create this authentic, real world learning? Examples of PBL projects. Will be a combination of presentation and discussion. Handouts about PBL, related to AASL standards.

Presenters
avatar for Donna Hitchings

Donna Hitchings

Library Media Specialist, Wake County Public Schools
High school library media specialist - teacher, collaborator, learner, reader, UNC Tarheel fanatic.


Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Conference 2

8:00am EDT

Leveling Up the Library
Want to inspire an atmosphere of increased engagement in your library media center? Need to energize a stale program? Learn the theory behind gamification and strategies to add game elements to your library for increased motivation. No need to be a tech wizard, gamer, or highly competitive player. These simple ideas will spark joy and have students and staff saying, “Game on!”

Presenters
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Laura Aldridge

School Library Media Coordinator, Terrell Lane Middle School


Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Terrace 1

9:00am EDT

Literacy, LEGO and Landmarks, Oh My!
In this session participants will learn how to combine literacy and LEGO bricks to create an awesome learning experience for students. Participants will learn how to integrate global education and social studies standards with Lego brick building. Add an awesome picture book, and they will be all set! Participants will learn how take story time to another level!

Presenters
avatar for Ashley Greene

Ashley Greene

Elementary Media Specialist, McDowell County Schools
Ashley Greene has been an educator for 16 years at West Marion Elementary School. She spent four years as a classroom teacher, and has been the media specialist for the past 12 years. She is a Google Certified Educator and is also certified in Flipgrid, Epic books, raising boys, living... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Salem 1C

9:00am EDT

Programming with Preschoolers
This will be an interactive, hands-on session where attendees will get ideas of how to incorporate literature into programming and coding with preschoolers and K-2 students.

Presenters
avatar for Ashley Rhodes

Ashley Rhodes

Digital Learning & Teaching Facilitator
Previously a 1st grade teacher for 5 1/2 years, I earned my Masters in Instructional Technology and have served schools at every level. This year I am working with an elementary school and a preschool in Onslow County. I am a mom of 3 and wife of an Onslow County middle school librarian... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Salem 1A

9:00am EDT

Books on Board
The presenters will share an action research pilot in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools "Books on Board." Beginning with the need at one school, Cathy and Lorrie will present how the project of putting books on school buses unfolded with research and data collected along the way. Reflection time will be provided and a template for considering how to address a need at your own school.

Presenters

Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Ardmore 2

9:00am EDT

Engaging Students by Making Products
Learn about various engaging student products (low-tech and high tech) created in our Maker Space. We will focus on book projects created whereby students researched, wrote scripts, made/illustrated electronic boards from cardboard, brads and copper tape, and created operational sound files using Scratch and MakeyMakey. Lessons and handouts available

Presenters
avatar for Lisa Turner

Lisa Turner

Media Coordinator, Southeast Middle School


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Gaines 2

9:00am EDT

From Broken Wheel To Hub
After two years at an elementary school where the media center was the broken wheel of the school the media center is now the hub. Come to find out how this was done and be ready to share your own thoughts. The presentation will include programs that the presenter used but will also be a round table discussion for the second half on ideas that can work for everyone.

Presenters
avatar for Tammy Poindexter

Tammy Poindexter

Media Coordinator, Yadkinville Elementary


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Terrace 2

9:00am EDT

UnCommon Learning: Ignite Inquiry & Creativity in Your Media Center
Join this session to learn lots of strategies to engage students, staff, and families in inquiry-based, personalized learning opportunities, MakerStations ideas (virtual and hands-on), literacy/poetry  workshops, meaningful family/community programs, engaging technology tools, fun reading promotions, multimedia book tastings, drop-in PD and more. Learn about our Expert Expo personalized research projects and showcase, Ages & Pages family reading program, and other ways to bring creativity, excitement and student-centered experiences into your school library. Online resources, examples and door prizes will be shared! I'm happy to answer questions and provide support after the conference as well! Session resources website http://tinyurl.com,/uncommonmedia

Presenters
avatar for Gina Webster

Gina Webster

School Library Media Coordinator, Walkertown Middle School
My passion is igniting passion in others. I love my job and cannot imagine my life without working directly with children every day. I've been an educator (English, science, social studies) since 1992 and a school library media coordinator since 1999. Every single day has presented... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Salem 1B

9:00am EDT

Connect & Create Your Grant
Workshop participants will be guided through the grant writing process including finding grants, writing a grant, and how to proceed from there. Participants are encouraged to go to http://bit.ly/2g7Hnbc prior to the workshop in order to have the information they will need for most grants. Assistance with your grant writing will continue after the conference.

Presenters
avatar for Sara Levin

Sara Levin

Media Coordinator, Lenoir County Schools
Sara Levin is going on her 16th year as a Media Coordinator and 18th year as a librarian. She is a graduate of the ECU MLS Program. She enjoys writing grants and has received close to $180,000 in the past 6 years. She has presented grant writing sessions at NCSLMA, NCTIES, the Joyner... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Salem 3A

9:00am EDT

Connect, Create and Curate with North Carolina Digital Content
Teach with NC digital content for the classroom! Get a toolkit of curated content and classroom activities from state government agencies including libraries and museums.
We’ll help you expand your community’s access to trusted content and primary sources to support inquiry-based instruction and virtual learning. This session will consist of an overview and some brief hands-on exploration of resources.

Presenters
avatar for Rebecca Hyman

Rebecca Hyman

Outreach Librarian, State Library of North Carolina


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Ayers

9:00am EDT

Fighting Fake News with Visual Literacy
As librarians, we can help students develop the skills they need to separate memes and doctored images from news and factual information. In this session, get tips to incorporate visual literacy skills to combat fake news through examination of memes, editorial cartoons, tables & graphics, and news photography.

Presenters
avatar for April Dawkins

April Dawkins

Assistant Professor, The University of North Carolina Greensboro
April M. Dawkins is an assistant professor in library and information science at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She earned her doctorate in library and information science from the University of South Carolina in May 2017, and earned her MLS from NC Central University... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Gaines 1

9:00am EDT

Graphic Novels in Our Libraries: A Conversation
The popularity of graphic novels with students has been well-documented, but graphic novel reading continues to carry a social stigma in the eyes of parents, teachers, and even some librarians. In this interactive discussion, we’ll talk about our own feelings about and familiarity with graphic novels. And whether we are passionate graphic novel fans or skeptics, we’ll delve into how our perceptions of graphic novels might inform our collection and categorization practices. Finally, we will share ideas for growing great graphic novel collections, educating others in our professional circles about their value, and advocating for access to these materials for the youth we serve.

Presenters
avatar for Robin Moeller

Robin Moeller

Associate Professor, Appalachian State University


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Ardmore 1

9:00am EDT

Beginning at the Beginning: Teaching Coding to our Young Learners
Online and unplugged methods to introduce coding. From board and card games to Scratch, robots, and micro:bits, we will introduce the activities and devices used by our own students, offer suggestions on integrating across the curriculum, and share ideas for how to find the money to purchase materials.  

http://bit.ly/ncslmacoding




Presenters
avatar for Kathryn Tharrington

Kathryn Tharrington

Media Coordinator, Bunn Elementary School


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Conference 2

9:00am EDT

Get in the Zone - Personalized Learning in the Library
Come explore my journey towards personalized learning in the media center. Participants will consider: Why move towards personalized learning? What do I change and how? What should my space include or look like? Attendees will have the opportunity to experience the challenges we've created for robotics, legos, reading, green screen, coding and more. View our website at bit.ly/plncslma19.

Presenters
avatar for Pam Johnson

Pam Johnson

Digital Learning Facilitator, Buncombe County Schools
Host
avatar for Karen Yutzy

Karen Yutzy

Media Coordinator, Fairview Elementary
As a school librarian, I enjoy helping my K-5 students search for answers to their questions and encouraging their growth as readers and thinkers.


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Salem 3B

9:00am EDT

Books, Bytes, Swipes, and Likes: Crafting Digital Identity with a Global Audience
In today's connected world, it's no longer a question of whether or not students are going to be using a device; it's about supporting students to create, reason, and onnect responsibly. In this presentation, meet LivBit and hear how crafting a digital identity gives deeper purpose to her literacy journey.

Presenters
avatar for Cynthia S. Merrill

Cynthia S. Merrill

Staff Developer/Consultant/Author of Spark Change
Staff Developer/Consultant
avatar for Olivia Van Ledtje

Olivia Van Ledtje

LivBits
Olivia Van Ledtje (“LivBit”) is a reader, thinker, and kids' voice believer. Using technology to inspire empathy, equity, and activism, Olivia’s mission is to share messages with the world that are hopeful, kind and true. Olivia is the creator of LivBits—short videos for kids... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Conference 1

9:00am EDT

“Breakout” of the Mold: Create Your Own Breakout EDU Experience!
Participants will learn how to build their own Breakout EDU experience from scratch. Learn tips for where to begin and resources to use when creating your own. Participants will be given access to completed Breakout EDU experiences and have the opportunity to make-and-take some resources during this session!
 
http://bit.ly/NCSLMAbreakout - Link to Presentation
katherine_moose@iss.k12.nc.us - My School Email
@katherine_moose - My Twitter
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B3ErFEXjr2wvcDFabV9BMmpfUGM?usp=sharing - Examples of Breakouts I have created (I'm always adding to this - some resources are free from others)

Please contact me if you have additional questions or just need to talk through how to get started!

Presenters
avatar for Katherine Moose

Katherine Moose

Media Coordinator
This is my 8th year as a media coordinator, with 2 years in elementary school and 6 in middle school. I'm presenting on Breakout EDU, so I love to chat about escape rooms/puzzles/etc. I love talking about books (can't get enough) and in my previous life, I did interior design... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Terrace 3

9:00am EDT

Making Them Visible: Recognizing, Supporting, and Advocating for Children of Incarcerated and Returning Parents
An estimated 2.7 million children in the US have at least one incarcerated parent (28,000+ in NC). This workshop will focus on what we know/do not know about these children, parental incarceration impacts, and how to offer support. Participants will be provided handouts, Sesame Street materials, book lists, and PowerPoint.

Presenters
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Melissa Radcliff

Program Director, Our Children's Place of Coastal Horizons Center


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Salem 3C

9:00am EDT

NCSLMA Book Awards Committee Work Session
This work session is for  YOU if you serve on a NCSLMA book awards committee.  Meet with Director, Tammy Gruer for this informative work session.


Presenters
avatar for Tammy Gruer

Tammy Gruer

Professor/School Library Program Coordinator, UNCG


Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
Terrace 1

10:00am EDT

NCLSMA Regional Directors' Planning Session (Closed)
NCSLMA planning session for regional directors

Presenters
avatar for Bitsy Griffin

Bitsy Griffin

School Librarian; NCSLMA Technology Director, Chatham Grove ES
I still don’t know what I want to do in life. I suffer from a severe case of wanderlust.I seriously envy those of you who are settled and don’t spend your life dreaming of exotic places. I have truly loved everything I’ve done and every place I’ve been. For a season. But for... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Gaines 1

10:00am EDT

Bibliotheraphy
Bibliotherapy is a therapeutic approach that uses literature to support good mental health. Books written specifically for healing purposes are powerful, therapeutic resources. Ms. Hopkins, Pactolus School Counselor, and Mrs. Vatoyia Gardner, Pactolus School Media Coordinator will present bibliotherapy, the books used, and activities associated with the books and lessons.


The character education traits which will be highlighted from bibliotherapy texts are: respect, kindness, compassion, and tolerance. These four character traits are roadmaps to help students adopt acceptable behaviors that decrease social/emotional issues and improve academic performance.


Presenters
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Vatoyia Gardner

School Media Coordinator, Pitt County Schools


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Salem 3C

10:00am EDT

Littles Can Run Libraries Too!
Libraries can seem daunting to young readers. I plan to share tips and tricks to keep students actively engaged in meaningful lessons, lesson plan ideas, and organizational strategies that have been successful in my K-2 library space. Attendees will walk away with signage and lesson plans they can use right away!

Presenters
avatar for Marli Boyd

Marli Boyd

Librarian, Manteo Elementary School
I graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with my MSLS in 2014. I'm currently the Media Coordinator at Manteo Elementary School in Manteo, NC and I was a part of NCDLCN for three years. I love showing people everything that little people are capable of!


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Gaines 2

10:00am EDT

Picture Books to Use in Your Media Lessons.
We will use Google Slides and an interactive discussion to talk about great picture books to use with Media Lessons. The picture books presented can be used to teach reading standards, technology based activities, and maker activities. Attendees will receive a handout with the list of books. We will also be giving away a copy of the books that are being presented.

For the presentation and handout: 

http://bit.ly/PBFYMC

http://bit.ly/PBTFMLHO

Presenters
avatar for Amy Ralph

Amy Ralph

Media Coordinator, Southwest Elementary School
I have a great passion for all things books. As a founding member of @nErDcampNC it is important that I help lead others in using books in their libraries. I also like incorporating technology based projects and maker space ideas in my media center. I can’t wait to share these... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Terrace 3

10:00am EDT

Using Picture Books to Spark Civic Action
Children’s literature has the power to inspire, educate, and engage readers in social action. Come learn the "Civic Action Formula" at this interactive workshop. We will discuss the connection between empathy and action, specific advocacy tools, pictures books (both fiction and nonfiction), and exercises that librarian educators can use to model and practice the empathy, confidence, and skills children need to to actively participate in their public life -- now and in the future.

Presenters
avatar for Julie Segal Walters

Julie Segal Walters

Author
Hi! I am a children’s book author based in Washington, D.C. where I live with my husband, son, and pesky cat. My first picture book, THIS IS NOT A NORMAL ANIMAL BOOK (illustrated by Brian Biggs) (Simon and Schuster), released in 2017. Before becoming a writer, I was the president... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Salem 1C

10:00am EDT

Go Graphic!
In this presentation, I will share recommended graphic novels for elementary, middle, and high schools to help media coordinators expand their graphic novel collections. I will also share research on the benefits of reading graphic novels and including them in the school library collection. Door prizes will include copies of Raina Telgemeier's new book Guts, as well as the latest Dog Man, and Cardboard Kingdom.

Refer to the presentation for access to resources: http://bit.ly/GoGraphicNCSLMA19.

Presenters
avatar for Lee Ann Perry

Lee Ann Perry

Media Coordinator, Banoak Elementary School
This is my sixth year as an elementary media coordinator and my 22nd year in education. I keep learning every day to try to be the best media coordinator I can be for my students and teachers. Right now, I am growing in the areas of STEAM and PBL.


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Salem 3B

10:00am EDT

It's Okay to Draw in Class: Intro to SketchNoting
Participants will learn the basics of Visual Notetaking (Sketchnoting): How to use it with students; great resources for further study; why visual notes create deeper connections. Artistic skills and fancy supplies are not required.  bit.ly/DrawInClass

Presenters
avatar for Charity Harbeck

Charity Harbeck

Library Media Coordinator/Digital Literacy Coach, Franklin County Schools
Libraries! Literacies: Information Literacy, Digital Literacy, Technology Literacy, etc. etc. Sketchnoting/Visual Note Taking.Places I've lived: NY state, California, Maryland, Virginia


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Terrace 2

10:00am EDT

News Crew: Developing Student Leadership and School Spirit!
Looking to start a student-produced news program, or get some fresh ideas for your existing show? Learn how we started a weekly pre-recorded show, recruited our “crew,” and developed student leadership along the way. Technical tips, scheduling ideas, and lots of program suggestions will be shared!

tinyurl.com/AllredNCSLMA



Presenters
avatar for Kristi Allred

Kristi Allred

Media Coordinator, North Davidson Middle School
@allred_kristi@NDMSLibrarian


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Salem 1A

10:00am EDT

Flipout with Flipgrid
Flipgrid is a social learning tool that allows students and teachers to interact in new ways. Participants will learn how to flip their classroom from teacher centered to student centered learning. Flipgrid is user friendly, device friendly, collaborative and promotes social and independent learning. It can be used across the curriculum and at all levels of learning. Come and Flip Out with Flipgrid.

Presenters
avatar for Joanie Williams

Joanie Williams

Media Coordinator, Midway Elementary/ Davidson County Schools
I am a former classroom teacher and a librarian/media coordinator. I believe students should have access to opportunities for learning. I believe technology is an incredible tool for learning but it cannot be the only tool we give them.


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Salem 1B

10:00am EDT

Personalized Learning - Getting Started
This is a presentation about personalized learning - what it is and what it isn't and how we got started personalizing a media center. The presentation is blended with presented material and activity with movement. I will provide links to resources to help attendees get started personalizing learning.

Presentation:  http://bit.ly./plncslma

Presenters
avatar for Jennifer Hand

Jennifer Hand

Digital Learning and Media Specialist, Buncombe County Schools
Jennifer Hand is the Digital Learning and Media Specialist for Buncombe County Schools in Asheville, NC. Jennifer has over 15 years of experience in the classroom and as a Media Specialist and Instructional Technologist. She is certified for Business 6-12, Instructional Technology... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Confernece 2

10:00am EDT

Stop the Hangout
Ever have those students who love to hangout at the back bookcase; the one you really cannot see? Through a Google Slide presentation, I will describe how I use centers to give students an option during checkout. Students have STREAM focused centers that that rotate through, every six weeks. Students can check out a book and go to their center, or they can go directly to the center if the wish to not check out! My centers are themed for the time of year. I will provide attendees with links to resources.

Presenters
avatar for Lisa Jeffcoat

Lisa Jeffcoat

Media Coordinator, Union County Public Schools
I love contemporary literature, especially YA. My husband and I have been married for 24 years. We have 2 kiddos; one a sophomore at UNC-Charlotte and the other a senior in high school. We have 2 dogs; a spaniel and the NC state dog, a Plott Hound! We have a rescue cat who hones his... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Ardmore 2

10:00am EDT

"I'll Help You Shear Your Sheep!" Examing Minecraft Stories as Narratives of Care
Observe a student playing Minecraft and it's difficult to ignore the rich narrative as they create worlds. You'll hear the language of creation, connection , problem solving and care. This session, led by gamer, LivBit, will show the transfomrative power of Minecraft as a literacy tool in your classroom or library.

Presenters
avatar for Cynthia S. Merrill

Cynthia S. Merrill

Staff Developer/Consultant/Author of Spark Change
Staff Developer/Consultant
avatar for Olivia Van Ledtje

Olivia Van Ledtje

LivBits
Olivia Van Ledtje (“LivBit”) is a reader, thinker, and kids' voice believer. Using technology to inspire empathy, equity, and activism, Olivia’s mission is to share messages with the world that are hopeful, kind and true. Olivia is the creator of LivBits—short videos for kids... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Conference 1

10:00am EDT

Launch OER with #GoOpenNC
This session will introduce participants to #GoOpenNC, our new statewide repository for K-12 Open Educational Resources. Learn how to search for high quality resources that are aligned to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. #GoOpenNC has a collaborative authoring tool that allows users to create and remix openly-licensed resources.

Presenters
avatar for Pam Batchelor

Pam Batchelor

Digital Learning Systems Consultant, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Life long learner and adventure seeker.


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Ayers

10:00am EDT

Making the Body: Physical Activity in Makerspaces
Makerspaces not only get our students thinking, they also get them moving. These spaces get our students to make something new with their bodies, use
physical activity, and make while using large objects that require substantive movement. Attend this session to engage with ideas on making and movement.

Presenters
avatar for Heather Moorefield-Lang

Heather Moorefield-Lang

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Heather Moorefield-Lang, a former middle school theater teacher and school librarian, currently serves as faculty with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in the Department of Library and Information Science. Her research is focused in emerging technologies and their use... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Salem 3A

10:00am EDT

Genrefying isn't Gentrifying: Curating an Accessible Collection
Have you considered genrefying your collection? After pondering it for 5+ years, I took the plunge this spring! Last year's NCSLMA Conference panel presentation from Appalachian persuaded me genrefying was feasible.

During this session we'll discuss genres, print and digital labels, the library catalog, physical space, and keeping students and staff updated on changes in finding materials.

Learn how I got student and staff input and feedback, supported the School Improvement Plan, and combined inventory/genrefying to help curate a collection that is even more student-friendly and accessible to readers who want to browse, as well as readers who have to grab a book for a class project.

Resources will include genre descriptions and labels, Follett's information about "Flipping a Library to Genre Organization" and more (including signage explaining Genrefying isn't Gentrifying - it's the opposite!)

Presenters
avatar for Jillian Harper

Jillian Harper

Teacher Librarian • Media Coordinator, Walter M. Williams


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Terrace 1

10:00am EDT

Going Global with Digital Tools
Broaden student perspectives and collaborate globally using digital tools. In this session, participants will experience a model lesson using live streaming webcams, challenge their geography smarts through gamification, and create global networks using Flipgrid.Teachers will participate in movement strategies to discuss ideas with others and will leave with resources they can use tomorrow. Use digital tools to expand the walls of your classroom and explore the world. **Please bring earbuds if you have them available. If you are using an iPad please download the Flipgrid app. ** You can access my presentation resources at bit.ly/goglobalnc
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Presenters
avatar for Kendra Cameron-Jarvis

Kendra Cameron-Jarvis

Digital Learning Facilitator, Buncombe County Schools
I am a K-12 Instructional Technologist for Buncombe County Schools as well as a Adjunct Instructor at UNCA in the Department of Education. Talk to me about how you can use technology tools to expand your classroom reach, connect students with a global audience, and share insights... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Ardmore 1

11:00am EDT

Going Paperless in an Elementary Library: Bringing the Big6 & Super 3 into the 21st Century
Utilizing Seesaw, Nearpod and Pages, teachers can learn to have students complete the entire research process digitally. Students can evaluate websites, take notes, use Clips or Keynote to create presentations. A Google Form allows students to evaluate their work. The session will be interactive by participating in a practice lesson.

Presenters
avatar for Melissa Loflin

Melissa Loflin

Media Coordinator, Iredell Statesville Schools
I am the Media Coordinator at Lakeshore Elementary School in Mooresville. This is my 11th year in the library and my 17th year in education, I have a passion for reading and technology. I love helping my students find the book that hooks them on reading! I am honored to be representing... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Salem 1B

11:00am EDT

Graphics Such a Novel Idea
Graphic Novels have become quite the buzz with students of all ages. From Dog Man to Sisters graphic novels have taken the library by storm and fly off the shelves. Want to know how to take this excitement from the library into the classroom? Join our session to learn tips and tricks and see how we integrated graphic novels into the social studies curriculum and engaged our students in the past by using graphic novels, the text books of the future! You'll leave this session with book recommendations and our plan for success.


Presentation Link:  bit.ly/GraphixNovelIdea

Presenters
avatar for Rebecca Hash

Rebecca Hash

Media Specialist, Washington GT Magnet Elementary
Hi! I am so excited to be presenting at NCSLMA this year. I have been a media specialist for the last four years and am loving year five! This is my second year at Washington and can't wait to share all of the wonderful things happening there with you! Over the summer my colleagues... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Confernece 2

11:00am EDT

Sailing the 3 C's With EBOB
Elementary Battle of the Books Guidelines received a makeover this summer. This session will address these updates, as well as give participants information on connecting with the state committee, curating resources for EBOB, and creating an elementary team.

Presenters
avatar for Paula Farmer

Paula Farmer

School Library Media Coordinator, Moravian Falls Elementary
I am a SLMC in a small, rural Title I elementary school located in the foothills. I love my job, and my passion is connecting kids with books that ignite a desire in them to read. I serve on the NCSLMA Elementary Battle of the Books Committee, and am looking forward to seeing you... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Gaines 1

11:00am EDT

Yes, Yes, Yes! Live Stream with Youtube and OBS!
Join me during this hands-on session to explore ways to utilize the live streaming feature of YouTube. We will use the video encoder, OBS (Open Broadcast Software), during the session to demonstrate how to stream morning announcements and other exciting school events.

Presenters
avatar for Amanda Washburn

Amanda Washburn

Media Specialist, George Hildebrand Elementary
I am a Media Specialist working in Burke County serving in a rural elementary school. This is my 11th year teaching AND being a media specialist! My greatest joy is helping students find their love of reading and nurturing it so they will be life long readers and learners!


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Ayers

11:00am EDT

Ready, Set, Plan!
Logic models can be used as a first step in an action research project or to set professional goals. The presenter will provide an overview of logic modeling and an introductory group activity. Participants will then work together to begin creating a logic model (template provided) for a proposed project.

Presenters
avatar for Jennifer Luetkemeyer

Jennifer Luetkemeyer

Associate Professor, Appalachian State University
school libraries; digital curriculum & curation; 21st Century Skills; multiple literacies; connected learning


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Salem 1A

11:00am EDT

United We Stand: Media Coordinator, ITF and IT connect to electrify technology integration
A connection of the minds; Media Coordinator, ITF and IT create smooth processes for integrating technology. Learn how a trio of educators collaborate to offer superior services to their school community. Tips and tricks on how to work together in an ever changing field. bit.ly/UnitedFHS

Presenters
avatar for Charity Harbeck

Charity Harbeck

Library Media Coordinator/Digital Literacy Coach, Franklin County Schools
Libraries! Literacies: Information Literacy, Digital Literacy, Technology Literacy, etc. etc. Sketchnoting/Visual Note Taking.Places I've lived: NY state, California, Maryland, Virginia


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Gaines 2

11:00am EDT

STEM Station Rotations for Your Media Center
In my presentation I will discuss how to start, fund, and implement STEM stations in the media center. I will also show them examples how to run the rotations throughout the year. Attendees will see STEM lesson plans that I use in the library that are tied to the NC Standards and will have access to them for later. I will demonstrate some of the new technology STEM items and robots and allow attendees time to try them out for themselves. There will be a drawing for "freebie" STEM items.

Presenters
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Tamara Arizpe

Wilson Schools


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Salem 3A

11:00am EDT

Minecraft: Meeting Students in Their World
Join me, my media coordinator (Jill Rose) and a 5th grade teacher (Tammy Sides) as we share lessons and experiences working on collaborative 5th grade Science Units using Minecraft EDU. See how two non-gamer educators successfully implemented this engaging program. Participants will explore lessons across K-12 curriculums and learn how to facilitate a program where students share knowledge and LEAD the learning. Presentation link:   bit.ly/mcedu-ncslma19

Presenters
avatar for JIll Rose

JIll Rose

Media Specialist, Bell Elementary School
avatar for Pam Johnson

Pam Johnson

Digital Learning Facilitator, Buncombe County Schools
Host


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Salem 3C

11:00am EDT

Globalizing the Media Center
Fostering relationships is the first step in building a community of collaborators. Media specialists working together with teachers can help in curating a collection of global resources that can be used to explore, problem-solve or create projects with a global focus. With an emphasis on active learning, awareness and cultural understanding, this session will showcase the ease of access and the use of information from a variety of sources. We will provide a wide selection of websites and apps that support a global perspective within any content specific curriculum.

Presenters
avatar for Holly Loranger

Holly Loranger

Assistant Director, World View, UNC-CH
I am the Assistant Director of World View at UNC Chapel Hill. World View is a global education public service program that works with K-12 and community college educators to bring global perspectives, content and strategies to community colleges and K-12 classrooms, schools and districts... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Conference 1

11:00am EDT

High School Battle of the Books
Interested in having a High School Battle of the Books team in your district? In this session we will discuss updates to HBOB and how you can begin in your school system. We will also talk about how HBOB competitions are run and what they look like.

Presenters
KM

Karen Meier

Chair of HSBOB


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Terrace 2

11:00am EDT

Mathemagical Books for Middle School
When math meets media center magic, astounding things happen! Learn about great books and activities for middle school students featuring math, puzzles, logic, and more. Connections to standards, examples of teacher collaboration, and ideas for funding books and other resources will be shared. Get ready for some hands-on math fun, puzzles, and book giveaways!
bit.ly/mathemagicalbooks

Presenters
avatar for Vanessa Lail

Vanessa Lail

School Library Media Coordinator, Grandview Middle School
Find the slides for my digital wellness presentation at: bit.ly/bedigitallywell.


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Salem 3B

11:00am EDT

Preparing for Battle: MS Battle of the Books
Join us to learn the basics of coaching a middle school Battle of the Books Team. Information will include rules, procedures and guidelines.

Presenters

Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Terrace 1

11:00am EDT

Just Let'Em Read
This session will be about working to build a positive reading culture in your school. I will discuss the work I have done at my school and continue to do to encourage students and teachers to ditch levels and promote reading as a gift rather than a means to an end.

Presentation Link:
https://www.emaze.com/@AFLILQRZ/reading

Presenters
avatar for Susan Ringo

Susan Ringo

Librarian, West Wilkes Middle School
I am very passionate about student choice in reading. It is my "why." Here is a link to my presentation. https://www.emaze.com/@AFLILQRZ/reading


Friday October 4, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Salem 1C

12:00pm EDT

Conference Lucheon: Guest Speaker India Hill Brown
Join us for our conference luncheon and special guest speaker, author India Hill Brown.

Presenters
avatar for Laura Long

Laura Long

President Elect, NCSLMA
Laura Long is the school library media specialist at Highland School of Technology in Gastonia, NC, a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Masters of Library Science from East Carolina... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2019 12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Salem 2 Ballroom