Making Your Life Easier with BWI!
Eileen Armour and Nancy Cheney of BWI will demonstrate how using TitleTales, a free database, to search, select, and order materials online can benefit Curriculum Materials Center librarians.
Promoting Information Literacy through Webquests
Sara Bushong of Bowling Green State University will lead this discussion of using webquests with K-12 and pre-service teachers.
EBSS: Curriculum Materials Center Collection Development Policy Manual
Dr. Gary Lare of the University of Cincinnati will share the Collection Development Policy manual his EBSS Commitee has developed and go through the document with workshop attendees.
NCATE Technology Requirements
Debra Mallonee of Cedarville University, and formerly of the State Department of Education, will explain NCATE's increased expectations in the area of information technology and discuss how CMCs and library personnel can help meet those expectations.
Tour the Cedarville University Curriculum Materials Center
For more information and to register for the workshop, go to http://www.cedarville.edu/cmcig.
Hope to see you on May 19!
Don’t miss the first Art of the Picture Book Conference to be held on May 12 and 13, 2006 at Ashland University, Ashland Ohio. The conference will bring together educators, librarians, artists, publishers, editors, aspiring writers or illustrators, and anyone interested in picture books. Art of the Picture Book will feature keynote presentations by award-winning authors and illustrators, many exciting sessions and workshops, a children’s art exhibit, and author autograph sessions.
Internationally known authors and illustrators, Ted and Betsy Lewin have collaborated on notable books such as Gorilla Walk and Elephant Quest. Betsy Lewin is the author and illustrator of the 2000 Caldecott Honor Book Click Clack Moo: Cows that Type. Ted Lewin is the author and/or illustrator of several award winning titles including Peppe the Lamplighter, a 1994 Caldecott Honor Book.
Native Ohioan, Denise Fleming is the author and illustrator of the Caldecott Honor book In the Small, Small Pond, and The Everything Book, a Publisher's Weekly Best Children's Books of 2000.
Other invited speakers include the Deputy Director of the Mazza Museum, Benjamin Sapp and children's book author, Dominic Catalano.
Registration for the conference is now open with the two-day registration fee only $95.00! Single day pricing and student rates are also available.
The program includes:
- "The Role of Math and Science Centers in the State of Michigan"
Dr. Walter Rathkamp, Director
Saginaw Valley State University Regional Math & Science Center
- "New Technologies in the Classroom: Podcasting and Screencasting"
Russ Barneveld, Professor
Grand Valley State University
- "ETextbooks: The Vendor's Perspective"
Holt, Rinehart and Winston
- "ETextbooks: The Librarian's Perspective"
Sue Homant, Head of Reference
University of Detroit, Mercy
Cost for this workshop, including lunch, is $40 for ECIG and ARLD members; $50 for MLA members; and $70 for non-MLA members. For more information, or to register, contact Anne Winkel (517) 394-2774, ext. 277 or register online (see post title link) @ https://orders.mlc.lib.mi.us/mla/2006registration.htm.
Registration deadline is April 16, 2006.