NC School Library Media Association

    • 6 Mar 2019
    • 31 May 2019
    • Online

    Contact for this event: Sarah Justice, sarahjustice@ncslma.org

    Awards, Grants, & Scholarships is pleased to announce that it's application period is now open! And this year, we have our AASL First Time Attender Grant!

    Please visit our webpages to find the application forms along with more information.

    • 26 Mar 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Online
    Register

    Contact for event info: Alicia Luke, alicialuke@ncslma.org

    NCSLMA is hosting a webinar next week, "Little Known Way to Increase Reading Engagement and Reading Skills with Students of ALL Reading Levels." There will be two dates, March 26 for elementary school librarians and March 27 for secondary school librarians. Join us to learn how large print books can help your students and earn one CEU!

    More information for Elementary Librarians:
    You are invited to a Zoom meeting offered in collaboration with NCSLMA & Thorndike Press an imprint of Gale Cengage: Little Known Way to Increase Reading Engagement and Reading Skills with Students of ALL Reading Levels

    When: Mar 26, 2019 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EASTERN TIME
     
    Register in advance for this meeting:
    https://cengage.zoom.us/meeting/register/78ad5e8016a9a25ac5b9141539e44ee6    

    Little Known Way to Increase Reading Engagement and Reading Skills with Students of ALL Reading Levels

    Literacy is a key factor in student success. It impacts self-esteem, social emotional wellness and academic achievement. 
    Thorndike Press supports literacy in and outside of the classroom by publishing books in large print, which can improve children’s reading skills and reading confidence. With greater comprehension comes greater reading satisfaction; learning to read can then transition to reading to learn. Come learn how large print makes a different for your students.
    Tasha Squires is the School Librarian at O’Neill Middle School in Downers Grove, IL. She is the author of Library Partnerships: Making Connections Between School and Public Libraries published by Information Today, INC. She the creator and main contributor of the blog www.booksinthemiddle.wordpress.com and you can contact her on Twitter @tasquires or through email tasquires66@gmail.com She welcomes comments and conversations.

    Bonnie Simcock is Manager of Acquisitions at Thorndike Press. Thorndike works with all the major publishing houses to put bestselling and well-loved titles into an accessible and comfortable format for all ages. Bonnie’s pleased to say she’s finally making great use of her Literature degree. She was raised in a family of educators, has a background in teaching literacy through the Title I (One) program, served a four-year term on a Maine schoolboard, and survived putting one kid through middle school with one still to go.
     

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


    • 27 Mar 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Online
    Register

    Contact for event info: Alicia Luke, alicialuke@ncslma.org

    NCSLMA is hosting a webinar next week, "Little Known Way to Increase Reading Engagement and Reading Skills with Students of ALL Reading Levels." There will be two dates, March 26 for elementary school librarians and March 27 for secondary school librarians. Join us to learn how large print books can help your students and earn one CEU!
     
    More information for Secondary Librarians:
    You are invited to a Zoom meeting offered in collaboration with NCSLMA & Thorndike Press an imprint of Gale Cengage: Little Known Way to Increase Reading Engagement and Reading Skills with Students of ALL Reading Levels

    When: Mar 27, 2019 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EASTERN TIME 
    Register in advance for this meeting:
    https://cengage.zoom.us/meeting/register/abd778eca846d9f04ac87b605f06faf5

    A Little Known Way to Increase Reading Engagement and Reading Skills with Students of ALL Reading Levels