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Tuesday, December 10 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
Spark and Tell Tuesday Session II

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Margaret Auguste (Lit/Book Talk/Community Engagement - Middle) Librarian’s Take the Lead: Advocate for LBGTQ Culture through Curriculum: In 2020, NJ schools will require the inclusion of the contributions of LGBTQ people. Be a Leader: discover how to: · Add popular LGBTQ books in your collection · Incorporate important LGBTQ history into the library and school curriculum. · View LGBTQ students through my lens as a librarian and

Laura Doughty (Instruction - High School) Matching the Primary Source to its Archival Collection: While analyzing primary sources documents for their Civil War Character Interview project, students learn how to use bibliographic information as well as primary source terminology to search for and locate the archival collection in which the document is housed, thus leading to the browsing and discovery of other useful primary sources.

Lisa Manganello (Instruction - High School) Summer Reading Redesign: Unhappy with the quality of the existing summer reading assignment, the South Brunswick High School English team, in partnership with the librarians, surveyed students and parents, revised expectations, and relaunched reading during the summer of 2019. This session will share our findings and how our new understanding will impact future assignments.

Joan Vicari (Community Engagement - All) The LibraryLink: The LibraryLink will present how to plan and implement free library programs to link your students and staff to each other, the school district, and businesses and organizations.

Betsy Wasiak (Instruction/Technology/Professional Growth - All) Google Classroom + Screencastify = Peaceful Librarian: Promote and streamline your library happenings 24/7 to parents, staff and students making your life a lot easier! After viewing screencasts and topics in a “library” Google Classroom, participants will be able to formulate ideas to create custom informational/promotional screencasts for their own libraries.
“How To “ resource links will be provided.

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Laura Doughty

Director, Meckler Library, The Pennington School
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Lisa Manganello

Librarian, South Brunswick High School
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Betsy Wasiak

School Library Media Specialist/7th-8th Grade, Montgomery Upper Middle School

Tuesday December 10, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm EST
Douglass 5th Floor