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Library Media Common Core Crosswalk: Take the Path Toward Successful Integration!
Our comprehensive Crosswalk for Reading/English Language Arts integrates the Common Core standards, AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner and the Maryland Common Core. Learn how this in-depth look into the standards can illuminate your district’s ability to create lesson plans that are distinctive across each grade level and connected to the standards. The document can be used to add depth to your teaching or used for effective collaboration. Participants will leave with lesson plans connected to standards and Framework for Teaching.

Integrating Art through History of George Washington: The George Washington Teacher’s Institute at Mount Vernon
Delve into history of George Washington with the integration of art. Included in this presentation will be a lesson plan to take as well as information about the George Washington’s Teacher Institute at Mount Vernon.

From Advanced Placement to Parallel Enrollment: How A High School Media Specialist Collaborates with A Community College Instruction Librarian on A Student Research Project in An Honor’s History Class.
This presentation discusses the collaboration between a high school media specialist and a community college instruction librarian. The collaboration was conducted through an 11th grade US history class offered by Perry Hall High School. The presenters will chronicle the details of this multi-year collaboration and discusses the logistics in bringing high school students to the community college classrooms.

Everything old is new again!
No need to rewrite your lesson plans to include new apps and web tools. This presentation will give you 25 ready-to-go ideas for projects that are updates and improvements on your current go-to applications. Get fresh ideas for multimedia products that your students can make on their tablets, laptops or PCs.

Graphic Novels and the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award.
Shed presuppositions and explore the sophistication of this unique format. Understand the role graphic novels play in supporting the Common Core State Standards in English/Language Arts. Meet the 2013 BES Graphic Novel nominees and check out our “Best of the Rest” graphics, excellent for your library’s core.