PRESENTATIONS / PROJECTS
Prizing Balance: an exploration of world children's literature -- a (30 min) presentation at the Librarians' Knowledge Sharing Workshop in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, November 2017.
Beyond the Bubble: Building Global Literacy in Our Students -- an "online exclusive" article for the May/June 2016 issue of "Knowledge Quest" - a publication of the American Association of School Libraries. The whole issue is devoted to different types of literacies.
Personalized Learning in the Library: Supporting Journeys into the Unknown -- a (40 min) presentation at the School Librarian Connection conference in Beijing at Keystone Academy, China, April ..... 2016. An exploration of how the library and librarian can help students become experienced travelers in the learning landscape.
Personalization of Learning - via the Library - CEESA Skype -- March 17 2016 - a (60 min) presentation and discussion. Katie Day in Singapore on Skype with librarians gathered together in Istanbul, Turkey. For a YouTube recording of the conversation, click here.
Library Signage -- a 20 min presentation with Barb Philip Reid -- at the Librarians’ Knowledge Sharing Workshop, Kuala Lumpur, March 4-5, 2016.
Google Add-ons-- Features and Functions of interest to Librarians -- A discussion at the Librarians’ Knowledge Sharing Workshop, Kuala Lumpur, March 2016, which I lead. We all use Google to some extent, but what are some add-ons and features that are particularly useful in the library environment?
Social Reading Sites and the Library -- a (40 min) presentation together with Barb Reid at the EARCOS Weekend: Tech-Integrated Libraries, at the Taipei American School, Taiwan, November 5-6, 2015.
Metaphors for Research: food for thought -- a (10 min) presentation at the K-12 Research Relevance Colloquium, at the Castilleja School, Palo Alto, California, June 2015.
The Power of Metaphor -- a (5 min) presentation at the School Librarian Connection conference, Hong Kong, November 2014.
Satellite Collections outside the Library -- a presentation (10 min) at the School Librarian Connection conference, Hong Kong, November 2014.
Digital Connections with ebooks, iTunes, QR codes and Aurasma -- a (20 min) presentation at the School Librarian Connection conference, Hong Kong, November 2014 -- with Barb Reid and Nadine Bailey
Diversity, Asia, and YA Literature -- a talk at the International Library Symposium: Embracing New Landscapes, 28-30 September 2014 at The Southport School, Gold Coast, Australia.
Engaging Readers -- session at the Librarian Sharing Workshop weekend, in Brunei, Jerudong International School, Feb. 21-22, 2014
Geeking out with Goodreads -- with Angie Erickson at the Google Apps for Education Summit at SAS (Singapore American School), September 2013.
Conversations about eBooks and other technologies - session with Barb (Philip) Reid at the Librarian Sharing Workshop weekend, in Kuala Lumpur, Alice Smith School, October, 2012
Curation: accessing information, making sense and using information (2011) -- with Beth Gourley at Learning 2.0 in Shanghai, September 2011; see the wiki of the Librarian Strand at Learning 2.0
Building Internationally Literate Communities (2010)
-- a website created to support a presentation by me and Barb Philip of Tanglin Trust School at the IASL/SLAQ (International Association of School Librarians / School Library Association of Queensland) conferencein Brisbane, Australia, September 2010
-- read the formal conference paper here
Resourcing the PYP
(2010) -- a website created by me to support a PYP Job-Alike workshop presented by me and Megan Graff of the Canadian International School on April 26, 2010
Red Dot Awards
2009 onwards (one per year -- see the Archive links on the current year's page) -- websites created by me to support the children's choice book award initiated by our Singapore international school librarian network
Digital Gist: Harnessing digital content for the library and learning: an inquiry into texts online in audio, video, and e-book formats (2009) -- a wiki created by me and Beth Gourley to support a presentation at 21st Century Learning @Hong Kong, September 17-19, 2009
Connecting East (2009) -- optional PD initiative to introduce online web tools for educators to our staff. Developed by me and Keri-Lee Beasley, Term 2, 2008-2009, based on the 23 Things movement.
-- the blog -- where weekly tasks are introduced
-- the wiki -- reference site where tools and tasks are presented for four levels of users: Novice, Apprentice, Practitioner, Expert
Social Software in School and Life (2007) -- a workshop presented at TeachIT 2007 in Singapore by me and Barb Philip -- on collecting, organizing, and sharing information, and the tools we can't live without. We set up a wiki page for everyone attending to contribute to -- and we started it off with a collection of our own social software projects.
The Long Tail of Narrative Space and the Information Landscape: its implications for schools and libraries (2006) -- Material gathered in early 2006 on future trends, social software, and school libraries, including a 'commonplace book' wiki, bookmarks, and book list. Produced by me and Beth Gourley as preparation for and summary of a workshop -- and not modified since then.
Dewey posters available for Creative Commons sharing -- in a Dropbox folder -- designed by Maggie Appleton -- see blog post: http://www.thelibrarianedge.com/libedge/2016/8/29/dewey-designs-to-share
Flipboard magazine -- "Instead of a Letter" -- things I've read that I want to share -- http://flip.it/5rrO4r via @flipboard