In this episode, ISTE authors, educators and librarians, Julia Torres and Valerie Tagoe, join to discuss tips to help liven up your library programming. Ready to liven up your library programming? You’ll hear tips from their new book, titled Liven Up Your Library, connections to the ISTE Standards, and considerations for creating an inclusive library experience for students.
This week’s episode is: “Tips to Help Liven Up Your Library Programming with Julia Torres and Valerie Tagoe” and I’m excited to share this conversation with two ISTE authors. They have a new book out this month titled Liven Up Your Library and that’s the focus for our conversation today. You’ll hear tips from their new book, connections to the ISTE Standards, and considerations for creating an inclusive library experience for students.
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Library Programming Tips
- Consider the mission of your library before a new initiative.
- Review the ISTE Standards to identify connections to your mission.
- Incorporate your community into library programming conversations.
- Commit to an ongoing process of ensuring libraries are culturally responsive.
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- Check out Julia Torres & Valerie Tagoe’s book on ISTE
- Take a peek at Julia Torres’ website + follow her on Instagram & Twitter
- Connect with Valerie Tagoe on Twitter: Bookmarks Consulting & WHHS Library
- American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards
- Joint Council of Librarians of Color (JCLC)
- Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
- ISTE Standards | The Leader in Edtech Standards
- OverDrive (Ebooks platform)
- What You Need to Know About EdTech in the Library with K.C. Boyd (Podcast Episode)
- Engaging Students in Reading All Types of Text (Quick Reference Guide)
- How to Lead Conversations About Media Use with Students (Blog Post)
- The Case For Using Comics In Your Classroom (Blog Post)
- How to Create Digital Reading Activities with Capstone Connect and Seesaw (Blog Post)
- Using Graphic Novels to Teach High-Level Thinking with Shveta Miller (Podcast Episode)
- Quick, Creative Reading Responses with Capstone Connect and Flipgrid (Blog Post)
- Creation Activities that Teach Digital Citizenship (Podcast Episode)
- Digital Citizenship Lesson Ideas for Students (Blog Post)
- How to Support Healthy Media Use in Your Classroom with Lila Shroff (Podcast Episode)
- What Does Digital Citizenship Really Mean With Dr. Kristen Mattson (Podcast Episode)
- Multimedia Goal Setting Activity for Students (Podcast Episode)
- How To Build Your Makerspace from the Ground Up with Caroline Haebig (Podcast Episode)