: Barbara A. William-Dixon Director of Instructional Technology & Media Services: • Supervise the Library Media Program • Supervise Instructional Technology Professional Development • Oversee development of District Technology Plan • Collaborate with Department Directors for approval of software and equipment • Collaborate with the Director of Information Services for support of technology applications Linda Neal Teacher Librarian Parkview Arts/Science Magnet High School Information Specialist for 1,101 students 9th -12th Grade Magnet Areas: Science, Drama, Dance and Music Provide Professional Development for a staff of 65 Teachers District Level Technology Trainer Member of State Frameworks Curriculum Committee Enrollment 24,996 8 High Schools 8 Middle Schools 32 Elementary Schools Student Demographics Female 49.6% Male 50.4% Student Demographics Female 49.6% Male 50.4% Race American Indian - Alaskan Native 0.3% Asian 2.4% Black - African American 65.6% Hispanic/Latino 12.6% Native Hawaiian - Pacific Islander 0.0% White 18.0% 1:1 School Numbers 16 Elementary Schools • K -8 STEM Academy • Gifted/Talented Academy District Plan for Future Rollouts Complete all Elementary Schools 16 Remaining Possible BYOD Policy for 6-12 (limited to certain devices) Current 1:1 Resources in LRSD • Laptops • iPads • Chromebooks • eBooks/Subscriptions • Discovery • Lynda.com • STEM Essential Question: Now that we have eBooks, why do we need certified Library Media Specialists? Why do we Need a LMS? Books do not teach Books do not support teachers Books do not search/align for themselves with curriculum or units of study Books do not provide Professional Development Changing Role of LMS/LMC Ensure access to all Provide Collaborative Areas (redesign) Teach more Information Literacy in and out of LMC iPad and laptop geniuses, providing the first level of user support Accommodate Web 2.0 resources PROMOTE SELF • • indispensable digital content managers vital professional development coordinators Challenges on the District level Buy-in Devices in non 1:1 schools Budgets Professional Development Technical Support What I have learned on my 1:1 Journey We are NO longer “The Keeper of the Books”! Circulation will change Expect more circulation of ebooks, especially for nonfiction. If the students won’t come to the library, the library will go to the students! Fewer teachers and students come into the library space for research and may leave out the librarian completely Collaboration is essential. Find out what skills are being taught and take resources to the classroom or offer to Co-Teach a lesson. Budgets stayed the same even though digital resources such as eBooks are more expensive. Plan for additional cost What can you do to generate extra funds? Consider purchase cost vs. subscriptions A larger collection of eBooks brings on other challenges such as book promotion and instruction for check out. Promotion is key in a new digital environment The library website will be used more often to access material. Make sure it is up to date. Become experts with the technology used by students and know how to connect it to the curriculum “ this whole movement points to librarians as learning partners” Joyce Valenza Welcome to the library No cell phones/no texting No personal computers or other equipment Computers for school use only No talking No book checkout without ID Library is for school work only Welcome to the library No cell phones/no texting Please use your phone quietly No personal computers or other equipment Computers for school use only If you need help connecting to the network, let us know No talking We have social learning areas No book checkout without ID Can we help you find a book or magazine to read? Library is for school work only The library is for learning – what interests you? Hard time finding something online? – we can help Questions?