Together in Isolation: Distance Learning At Your School Lib

Together in Isolation: Distance Learning At Your School Lib

This webinar will air on May 14 at 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EST. 

School library staff have been leaders in many school communities during the COVID-19 Distance Learning. These professionals have united students, staff and communities by re-focusing on the importance of connected engagement, and the valuable role that the library and library staff play within curation, co-teaching and co-planning of authentic, creative and rich tasks during a very unusual time in Ontario schools.

Join Kate and Richard as they outline how school library learning commons are taking charge and weathering the pandemic while supporting literacy, inquiry, teaching and learning. This session will allow participants to become attuned to the role of school libraries during distance learning while sharing and exploring best practices. 

Please note this session is the first of a series of Education Institute workshops that will provide school library staff with the tools they need to be rock stars during distance learning.  

In this session, participants will learn:  -Best practices for school library staff during distance learning

About the Presenters: 

Richard Reid is the 2019 Ontario Library Association President. He works daily as the Teacher Librarian at Glen Street Public School in Oshawa Ontario. Richard is a supporter of school libraries and advocates for equitable access to school library learning commons across our province.

Kate Johnson-McGregor is a Teacher Librarian at Brantford Collegiate Institute, a high school of 1100 students in the Grand Erie District School Board. She is passionate about engaging with students and teachers in her learning commons and promoting a love of curiosity, inquiry and lifelong learning in her community.

5/14/2020 11:30 AM - 5/14/2020 12:30 PM

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