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New Staff Training

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WELCOME NEW AND RETURNING STAFF!

August 21, 2018

2-3:15 PM

 

 

Do Now : PONDER THIS MEME AND HOW IT RELATES TO THE SCHOOL LIBRARY:

 


 

 

 

Handouts:  Library Media Center: North/South

 

How Can Your Library Media Specialist Help?

North:  Kim Zito          South: Rita Nannini

 

Collaborate

 

Inquire 


 

Crossroads Research Inquiry Project Folder 

 

Curate

  • Pathfinders
  • Carts and Materials
  • Scholastic Magazines with Google Classroom integration 
  • Teacher Wish List 
  • Makerspace Projects and Resources: North/South 
  • Coding in the Library 
 

Explore: Readers' Advisory

  • Work with reluctant readers
  • Book Talks: Fiction/Non-Fiction
  • Magazines, Magazines, Magazines! 
  • Digital Resources
  • Author Visit, One Book/South Brunswick Reads etc. 
  • Find books from anywhere in the school or home.  Access Alexandria Researcher here for North or South 
  • Lexile Map 

 

Engage:  Incorporate Technology

 

Include: Equity

               Public Library cards for all students and staff

 

 

Differentiate

  • Select and order print resources to meet students’ needs
  • Databases are great for differentiating.

          All have translations to many of our students' native languages.

 

Events in the Library:

Brownies and Books:  Date TBA

     View the new books and resources we've gathered for you and enjoy a sweet treat! The official opening to the library for staff.

Summer Reading: 

     A school-wide event shared by all staff and students.  Visit the Crossroads Summer Reading Weebly for more information

Library Orientations

    Students will receive Library Orientation

One Book Crossroads/South Brunswick Reads

     Last year's theme was Reading Without Walls/ Crossroads selection was Schooled by  Gordon Korman

Author Visit          

     SPRING 2019 TBD  Our author last year was George O'Connor.  Past authors include:  Adam Gidwitz, Mitali Perkins, Todd Strasser, Neal Shusterman, Roland Smith, Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Chris Grabenstein, Doug Florian, Marc Aronson and Paul Janeczko.  Stay tuned for the announcement of this year's author.

Scholastic Book Fair

      Sponsored by the PTO, the book fair runs during the weeks of Fall and Spring Conferences.  Look for the Teachers' Wish List.

Staff Book Group:  North / South

 

SB Schools Resources:

Crossroads Library website: http://www.sbschools.org/schools/xrds/mediacenter/index.php (under construction)

Databaseshttp://www.sbschools.org/schools/xrds/mediacenter/teacher_resources/databases.php (under construction)

     See handouts for passwords

Crossroads WikisNorth  South 

PD Express: Professional Development Course Offerings, Documents for Wikis, AUP, etc, Flex Plans and more!

     http://pd.sbschools.org  

  • User Name: 4 digit ID Number plus 2 leading zeros  Password:Last 4 digits of Social Security Number 

South Brunswick Employee Portal:  Payroll, absences, etc

    https://portal.sbschools.org/schoolfi/

  • User Name: Email Log-in (employee ID number@sbschools.org)  Password: email password

Valuable PD Resources Searchable by Subject, e.g. Self Regulation
     ASCD Professional Ebook Collection  

 

 

Ethical Use:

Model ethical use for students by citing sources of all information, including images in all your teaching materials!

Assign Creative Commons licenses to your works to clearly state how your work is to be used.

Use MLA 8 Format when citing sources.

Check out this infographic:  Can I Use This Picture

 

Follow these 'Innovators':

FreeTech4Teachers by Richard Byrne

Kevin Jarrett Technology, Engineering and Design

Larry Ferlazzo: Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day

Steve W. Anderson: Web 2.0 Connected Classroom

Vicki Davis:  Cool Cat Teacher Blog

Darren Rowse's ProBlogger

 

 

New Teacher Resources

August New Teacher Survival Guide from Scholastic

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/august-new-teacher-survival-guide

Classroom Set-Up Tool from Scholastic

http://teacher.scholastic.com/tools/class_setup/ 

Favorite Back to School Resources from Teaching Tolerance

https://mailchi.mp/tolerance/our-favorite-tt-back-to-school-resources?e=ad0c7bdac5 

Resources Toolkit for New Teachers

http://www.edutopia.org/article/new-teacher-resources-toolkit

Free Webinars from EdWeb.net

https://home.edweb.net/

17 Tips for New Teachers and Their Mentors

https://www.weareteachers.com/tips-for-new-teachers-mentors/

Five Beginning Teachers: 10 Great Tips

https://www.amle.org/BrowsebyTopic/WhatsNew/WNDet/TabId/270/ArtMID/888/ArticleID/525/5-Beginning-Teachers-10-Great-Tips.aspx

New Teachers Lesson and Curriculum Planning

http://www.edutopia.org/article/new-teachers-lesson-curriculum-planning-resources

The Learning Network from the New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/section/learning

10 Questions Every Rookie Teachers Want Answered

http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2016/02/23/10-questions-every-rookie-teacher-wants-answered

Edutopia on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/edutopia

Best Websites for Teaching and Learning 2018 from AASL

https://standards.aasl.org/project/bw18/

 

Explore the Core + PARCC Resources

Common Core Standards Initiative

http://www.corestandards.org/

Great Common Core Nonfiction

http://www.greatcommoncorenonfiction.com

PARCC Homepage

http://www.parcconline.org

Understand to Score explains the PARCC Score Report

http://understandthescore.org/ 

Kathy Schrock's Common Core Rubrics

http://www.schrockguide.net/assessment-and-rubrics.html

FAQs about the Common Core Standards

http://www.corestandards.org/resources/frequently-asked-questions

Resources for Understanding the Common Core State Standards

http://www.edutopia.org/common-core-state-standards-resources

 

  

Remember:

Your librarian is a willing partner and collaborator.

Ways to use the library: think, create, share, grow

Library Media Center is for all students, teachers and staff

Library has all types of resources to make your life easier

 

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