[kids-lib] Learn about easy STEM programming, storytelling with puppets, storytime tools, and common core

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Tue Sep 2 08:14:36 PDT 2014

Hi! The email below describes upcoming online courses and webinars offered by ALA's Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC). While these courses and webinars cost quite a bit of money, remember there is no travel involved and in most cases you can participate whenever works best for your schedule.

Questions? Please contact Kristen Sutherland, ALSC Program Officer for Continuing Education, at 312-280-4026 or ksutherland at ala.org<mailto:ksutherland at ala.org>.

Katie Anderson, Library Support and Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

Banned Books Week is September 21-27, 2014
Celebrate the Freedom to Read in Oregon<https://www.facebook.com/OregonReadsBannedBooks>!
Plan Banned Books Week Activities<http://www.oregon.gov/osl/LD/Pages/intellectual.aspx#Banned_Books_Week_Planning_Resources>.

From: Dan Bostrom [mailto:dbostrom at ala.org]
Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 6:12 AM
To: Alsc-L
Subject: [alsc-l] Upcoming ALSC Online Learning - September 2014

Upcoming ALSC Online Learning - September 2014

Online Courses

There's only a week left to register for our fall selection of online courses! ALSC is offering three great options including two CEU-certified courses. All courses are offered asynchronously (self-directed) meaning you won't need to logon at a specific time. Learn new youth library-specific skills at a pace that comfortable and convenient. Courses start Monday, September 8, 2014: http://www.ala.org/alsc/edcareeers/profdevelopment/alscweb

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Programs Made Easy
4 weeks, September 8 - October 3, 2014, CEU Certified Course, 1.2 CEUs

Storytelling with Puppets
4 weeks, September 8 - October 3, 2014

Storytime Tools
4 weeks, September 8 - October 3, 2014, CEU Certified Course, 2 CEUs


How is the Common Core impacting what you do in your library? Explore the practical applications of the Common Core in our new webinar, C is for Common Core and Collection Development. Learn about the expectations for younger students and how libraries can support and enrich their learning.

For more information on these webinars - such as times, fees, and registration - please visit the ALSC webinar site: http://www.ala.org/alsc/edcareeers/profdevelopment/alscweb/webinars.
Below is a calendar of upcoming webinars:


C is for Common Core and Collection Development
Tues., Sept. 9, 2014: 2-3pm Central


C is for Common Core and Collection Development
Wed., Oct. 1, 2014, 6-7pm Central

C is for Common Core and Collection Development
Thurs., Oct. 16, 2014, 3-4pm Central

C is for Common Core and Collection Development
Tues., Oct. 28, 2014: 11am -12pm Central

Archived Webinars

Missed a webinar you wanted to attend? Don't worry! ALSC presents archived versions of webinars, which are offered at a discounted price. Archived webinars cost only $25. Please note that recorded versions are not available until all of the live sessions of that webinar have taken place. See the complete list of archived webinars at: http://www.ala.org/alsc/webinararchive

Online Education Proposals

Have an idea for an ALSC webinar or online course? The ALSC Education Committee is adding to ALSC's online course and webinar offerings.  If you are interested in teaching a course or webinar, please fill out the online education proposal form found at ALSC's website: http://www.ala.org/alsc/online-education-proposal

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