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1. SLS Coaching for New School Librarians

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Audience: New Librarians

Dates: 10/15/2018 to 6/7/2019

This program is designed for school library media specialists who are new tot he field, or to their current assignment. Participants may be completing their MSLIS. This program will provide participants with the support they need as they begin their work as school librarian. By participating in the cohort, new librarians will learn from each other, as well as receiving the support of the School Library System. Five meetings will be held throughout the year, as well as three and half day coaching sessions in the participant's library For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.

2. SLS Innovation in School Libraries: Makerspace Image, Sound, and Story Through Film

Program: 2018-2019 - School Library Services

Dates: 10/29/2018 to 6/3/2019

Teams of librarians and classroom teachers in grades 3-8 will work together to learn the basics of film making. Focus will be paid on filming techniques (such as angle, timing, and more) and creating a story with your film. This program will be useful for those who have participated in a previous Maker programs, as well as for newcomers. Participants will begin by spending two days with the Jacob Burns Film Center, taking place in Image, Sound, and Story, a curriculum that prepares teachers to integrate viewing and creating media into their literacy instruction and classroom culture. In turn, students become creators, innovators, and shapers of narrative. This hands-on and interactive workshop in the JBFC’s Media Arts Lab will leave you inspired and equipped to teach through your students’ language: image, sound and story. The third day will be spent developing sustainable ways to incorporate filmmaking into schools and curriculum, with a specific emphasis on using video to promote reading engagement. A 1/2 day in June will be a day for sharing and celebrating our work. Throughout the year, participants will be encouraged to communicate with each other digitally to support each other’s work, answer questions, and share best practices. ($1,200 per team (Librarian and two teachers) For questions regarding this activity, please contact Melissa Iamonico.