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VSLA Fall Conference

  • 17 Oct 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Thatcher Brook Primary School


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VSLA Fall Conference

Connect with your colleagues, learn and share!

Saturday, October 17

Thatcher Brook Primary School

High St., Waterbury, Vermont

9 am - 3 pm

Registration Fee:  $20 (including lunch)

6 hours of Continuing Education Credits

Door Prize!

8:45 Coffee

9:00  VSLA updates

9:30- 11        

Session One:   AASL Best Apps & Websites for  Teaching & Learning
Presenter:  Linda McSweeney

 AASL’s’ Best Apps’ and ‘Best Websites’ lists for 2015 together represent 50 fabulous tools for teaching and learning. Bring your own device (laptop, chromebook, or tablet for a fun and collaborative exploration of these nationally recognized resources.


11 - Noon     Unconference:  Learning from each other

  • Are you leveraging social media in creative ways to promote your program? 

  • Have you successfully collaborated with teachers around CCSS or NGSS? 

  • Are you passionate about picture books?

  • What  hi or low tech maker space activities are you using?


  • Want to brainstorm Red Clover or DCF or GMBA possibilities with colleagues?

12:15             Lunch

1- 3 PM         Session Two:  Ditching Dewey Presenter:  Nancy Daigle

Three years ago I asked my students "have you ever tried to find a book in the library and been unsuccessful?" 100% said "yes”  I explored options and discovered METIS. In this session learn why METIS is more developmentally appropriate for your youngest  students and how it can transform your library.


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