Session 8: 11:30-12:20

Salon B:

iLibrarian: Teaching the iGeneration with an iAttitude

Joquetta Johnson – Pikesville High School, Baltimore County

In order to engage, enable, and empower the iGeneration, we must become iLibrarians. iLibrarians teach with an iAttitude and equip themselves with iTools such as iPads, ebooks, social media, mobile learning devices, IWB technologies, and more. Bring your iAttitude and your digital backpack to take- away some iTools.


Conference I:

Bringing the Classroom to Life Using 3D

Ira Stancil - Meade Middle School, Anne Arundel County

In this session, participants will wear 3D shutter glasses to view science and math simulation software. The speaker will provide a brief overview of its use and WOW effect it has on students. Might not be the session for you if you have vision issues or experience nausea or dizziness.


Conference II:

Black-Eyed Susan Books for Grades 4-6

Linda Jeffries-Summers – Glenelg Country School, Independent

Mary Beth Bauernschub - Beltsville PK-8 Academy, Prince Georges County

Rebekah Kaufman – Catonsville Elementary School, Baltimore County

This session will provide an overview of the 2011-2012 Black-Eyed Susan nominated titles for grades 4-6 as well as a discussion of how to integrate Black-Eyed Susan books into the school library program.


Conference III:

Accessing the Cryptographic: Adult Graphic Novels and Intellectual Freedom in the High School Library

Rebecca Oxley - College of Information Studies, University of Maryland College Park

Graphic novels have a meaningful impact on adolescent YA readers, and can present unique challenges in the HS collection as well as support literacy, learning, and teaching. This session will include discussion of intellectual freedom and sequential art, plus reviews of 8 exceptional works of adult graphic literature from the school librarian perspective.


Find reference reading list with links and full booklist in the appendixes of the paper below!

Accessing the Cryptographic: Adult Graphic Novels and Intellectual Freedom in the HS Library (Prezi)