Friday, May 1 Sessions

Click on the links below to access presentations and handouts from the Friday, May 1 Sessions

Session I 11:00 - 12:00
A Talk with Knickerbocker Award Winner -- David Adler
Ordinary Heroes: Lessons from the Front -- Joan Bauer
What's OUT There to Read - YA Gay and Lesbian Fiction -- David Saia
Developing Educational Leadership Skills -- Bea Baaden
Discovery Boxes: Non-fiction Research Readiness -- Liz Bailey & Jo Lynn Williams
Inquiry Learning in the Capital Area -- Mary Ratzer and panelists



Session II 2:30 - 3:30

PlanetEsme Presents! So Many Books, So Little Time -- Esmé Raji Codell
River Wild: Using Non-Fiction in the Library -- Nancy Castaldo
Picturing America: Winning Visual Literacy in the Library -- Lonna Pierce & Mary Ann Karre
Taking Down Silos: Building Collaboration Across the NY State Learning Standards through Curriculum, Instruction and Instructional Technology (CI & IT) -- John Brock
growing researchers from the ground up.ppt -- Stephanie Rosalia
Diary Map Alive! An Account of Five Elementary Librarians' Year -- Lauranne Billus et al

Get Those Stories Moving -- Mary Shands & Mary Ann Efner

Session III 3:45 – 4:45


Local Author Panel: Understanding the Creative Process

//**Unshelved --**// How to Become an Internet Celebrity in Just Seven Years

Reading Through the Ages – Beth Geatrakas & Jessica Jacobs-Broedel

Differentiated Instruction and the Library Media Specialist – Laurie Alden

Using Inquiry Like a Scientist – Mary Jeanne Dicker, Todd Higendorff & Julie Long

Critical Thinking: Energize Learning by Teaching Thinking Skills – Mary Ann Politi

WOW This is the Library? – Kathy Wahl & Heather Greene

Musical Storybooks -- Rick Gridley, Joy Dirig & Dana Gleason