Casting Webs in a Free Manner
Like free stuff? Like webcasts? Like information? Well apparently School Library Journal (so THAT’s what that SLJ thing in my banner stands for!) is going to have an informative webcast. Here’s the cute little press release for more info. And just in case you wondered, SLJ didn’t ask me to post this stuff. I just figure that press releases make for beautifully easy posts for when one is in another state.
|Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Time: 2–3 PM ET
|Register for this FREE webcast today at www.slj.com/reading .
|This informative webcast will bring together a panel of experts in reading, media center services, and children’s literacy, including school librarians, educators, and a representative from Capstone Press and Stone Arch Books to cover a range of processes, programs, and ideas that can bolster reading skills, comprehension, and literacy in the K-6 library and classroom.
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Attendees will learn best practices to engage struggling and reluctant readers, discover multi-level reading resources for classroom and school library integration, and pick up techniques and programming ideas that will encourage the use of fiction and nonfiction. Time will be reserved for Q&A at the end of the webcast.
Who should attend: School librarians and library media specialists working with grades K-6, classroom teachers and reading specialists, and public librarians involved in children’s literacy programming and collection development.
|For expert information and advice, register today !
|Can’t make it on October 8? No problem!
School Library Journal webcasts are archived for 12 months after the live event. With your webcast registration, enjoy the ability to access this event on-demand as often as you’d like.
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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