Library Ideas:

crossword puzzle bulletin board
6 word memoirs
end of year 3 word video messages (like Julia's school)
End of the year library report (Springfield)
"Read and feed"
Banned Book week with live bands who sponser a banned book (also books with paperbags hiding them)

Conference Ideas:

Ellen Eisenberg says professional development is best when it's job-embedded, ongoing and personalized

Literacy Videos galore!
Cybersafety - identity safetly, cyberbullying, www.infinitelearninglab.org Internet safely with Professor Garfield online tutorials
Stop Bullying Now stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov/kids
Web 2.0 tools
Videoconferencing
PLN (Personal Learning Network): (See sheets in folder or SLM vol xxvii no 1 sept oct 2010)
Digital Storytelling (SLM vol xxvii no 1 sept oct 2010)

Observation ideas:

The difference between primary and secondary sources
http://www.archives.gov/nae/education/tool-box.html primary sources how to
NASA images www.nasaimages.org



Literary criticism
Search strategies
Content specific lesson like what's in Lincoln's pockets (Civil War preactivity)
Use polling tool to see immediate results
citations why how

Roles: instructional partner, information specialist, teacher, program administrator, leader
Curriculum mapping: find out what gets taught, when. Then see what resources we have.