The 22nd Treasure Mountain Research Retreat met in Ohio State’s William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library, November 4 and 5, as an informal pre-conference to the national American Association of School Librarians conference held in Columbus, November 5-8. Since 1989 Treasure Mountain has brought together librarians, university library school faculty, and researchers biennially to investigate education issues and the role of school libraries in addressing them. Treasure Mountain is organized by David Loertscher and Blanche Woolls, professors at the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University.
Using Technology to Support the Five-Step Writing Process for All Learners Webinar, Thursday, Nov. 12, 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
There is no single reason that struggling writers struggle. The five-step writing process provides a natural scaffold that can allow any student to effectively organize information and ideas, and express them for an authentic audience.
Ohio Online Safety: Using the Digital Citizenship App with Middle- or High-School Students (30 Minute Mini Webinar), Thursday, Oct. 15, 3:30-4:00 p.m. ET
Learning.com's EasyTech Online Safety Curriculum, which meets E-Rate requirements for Internet safety training and reporting for grades K-12, is free to Ohio schools through the Ohio Department of Education. And this year there's a new Digital Citizenship app for grades 6-9 that provides quick instruction on online safety, using digital resources ethically, and avoiding cyberbullying.
Learn how a library media specialist collaborates with a high school Spanish teacher using Trimble SketchUp Pro, a 3D graphics software program that is free to all Ohio public school districts.
Discover Your Differentiation Superpower Using INFOhio Resources! Webinar, Thursday, Sep. 24, 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
As educators, we know we are there to guide all students in their quest for truth, knowledge, and future success (it says so in OTES!). Our students especially look to us to provide differentiated learning that meets their learning style and level. But when that evil villain "There Aren't Enough Hours in the Day!" steps in, where can we turn?