Professional Development Presentations

Author Visit: Erin Summerill

Erin Summerill, author of the Clash of Kingdoms series, recently provided a professional development session for the secondary library media educational technology specialists in Granite School District. A former high school English teacher herself, Summerill shared a presentation featuring insights from her writing life and readily-applicable tips on persevering in writing and other creative activities. …

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Presentation: Teaching with Picture Books in Secondary Schools

For some, the reading of picture books is considered an activity exclusively meant for young children in lower grades. In a recent professional development session for Library Media Educational Technology Specialists in secondary schools, Celia Powell, Cindy Moyle, and Cherie Anderson gave a multitude of reasons to rethink this bias, showing how picture books can …

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Granite Library Presentations at UELMA 2017

Last week the Utah Educational Library Media Association held their Spring conference at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City. Many of our library media educational technology specialists (LMETS) and media clerks attended the conference, and several presented sessions at the conference themselves. Here is a roster of the sessions shared by our …

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