First Friday session for May-- May 6, 1-3 p.m.
Title: All Aboard the STEAM Train!
Description: Since the media center plays a critical role in school academic programs, STEAM -- (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) education is a win for all! Discover how collaborative classroom/library lessons and makerspaces allow critical thinking and creativity to merge and students to grow!
STIPD #: LIBMED-2016-05
First Friday session for April-- April 1, 1-3 p.m.
Title: "Would you rather?" A Comparison of Effective Technology Tools
Description: There are so many technology tools and websites available to us, but what are the best tools for student engagement and teacher productivity? In this session we will compare and contrast some of the most popular Web tools and websites in order to discover which tools we like best. Participants will walk away with resources and ideas to engage students and make learning meaningful and fun. Come explore these tools with us, and decide which tool you would rather use.
STIPD #: LIBMED-2016-04
First Friday session for March-- March 4, 1-3 p.m.
Title: Going Digital with Book Reports!
Description: This session will bring book reports to a new level by making them digital. Come join us while we learn how to create a recording of a student's book report, saving it and creating a QR Code that can allow the listener to hear it. Librarians are utilizing these easy to use tools to intrigue students to read books that their friends have read, simply because their friend created a simple record of what they thought about the book. Let's have some fun and go digital with book reports!
STIPD #: LIBMED-2016-03
First Friday session for February -- February 5, 1-3 p.m.
Title: Google Extensions and AddOns
Description: Are you a fan of Google? The apps and the Chrome browser can do so much more than you may realize. Attend this webinar to find out what extensions and addons could make you more productive. You will also leave with tools to share with teachers and students for feedback, research, and more.
STIPD #: LIBMED-2016-02
First Friday session for January -- January 8, 1-3 p.m.
Google Integration in Your Alabama Virtual Library Gale Resources (recording link)
If you were unable to attend the session on Friday, click above for the recorded session.