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Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center

MSLA 2008 Conference

 Survive and Thrive
with New Strategies and Tools
for 21st Century Learning

  Logo by Michelle Tanguay

 2008 Conference BLOG

 LATE HANDOUTS that didn't make the Conference Binder:

    Robin Brenner: Graphic Novels Core Lists October 2008
    Cassandra Barnett: Am I Ready for the 21st Century?
    Cassandra Barnett: Winning Over Classroom Teachers    
    Maureen Ambrosino: New YA Books
    Deb Logan: Stakeholders
 WINNERS from the conference Prize Drawings  Thank you, Vendors!
 SPEAKERSSpeaker biographies and workshop descriptions for Sunday and Monday

PRINTABLE SHEETS: Complete schedule: Speakers, days, times

All speakers' biographies and workshop descriptions 

BLOCK PARTYEXPLORATORIUM - Exploratorium Application

AUTHOR FEST - Meet 15 Local Authors
Author Fest: List of all the Authors' books
EXHIBITORSThe Exhibit Hall will be a showcase of
cutting edge products and practices for school libraries

  The 2008 MSLA conference will focus on practical applications of AASL and MSLA standards for school libraries:

AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner
1.    Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge
2.    Draw conclusion, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations and create new knowledge
3.    Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society.
4.    Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.

MSLA Information Fluency Standards
1.    Define Information Task
2.    Develop Seeking Strategies
3.    Locate and Access Information
4.    Use Information
5.    Synthesize Information
6.    Participate in Collaborative Activities
7.    Evaluate the Process and the Product
8.    Appreciate Literature

Sessions will address the Standards and provide real examples for implementation and assessment.
All speakers & authors for the 2008 Conference have been selected.
If you are interested in being a presenter for 2009, please email our conference coordinator, Melissa Lynch, and we will keep your information for future review.

 Contact the Conference Coordinator

Last Updated ( Friday, 26 October 2012 )

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