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Library Outreach/ LSTA | Training Opportunities | State Library at TIE 2015: Session Resources

State Library at TIE 2015: Session Resources

This page lists sessions presented by or in part by the South Dakota State Library at TIE Conference link to T I E conference website, April 2015, in Rapid City. Presentations and Handouts will be posted here if available.

STEM, STEAM, STREAM - From Earth Day to Everyday: Inquiry Tools, Information Resources and Hands-on Activities

(In-Depth Session, Sunday, April 19; 1:00-5:00 pm)

Presenters: Julie Erickson, Steve Rokusek, Joan Upell

Join the South Dakota State Library and South Dakota Public Broadcasting as they partner up in this fast paced seminar offering a wealth of tools, activities and information resources free to all schools in South Dakota. Inquiry is a building process from kindergarten to seniors who are college, career and life ready. This in-depth session will take you through the inquiry process, providing techniques, resources and activities to use with all grades.

Digging Into Primary Sources: Resources for Social Studies and History Teachers

(Breakout Session, Monday, April 20, 2:25-3:20 pm)

Presenter: Julie Erickson

Primary source documents, history books, historical maps, genealogy resources, and encyclopedias—all these and more are available through the SD State Library statewide electronic resources. Bring your laptop and explore World Book, Gale Virtual Reference Library, SIRS Researcher, Learning Express Library and other electronic resources provided through Library of Congress. See how these resources support your classroom standards and activities.

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Engaging Students with Real Research: Elementary Guided Inquiry

(Breakout Session, Monday, April 20, 2:25-3:20 pm)

Presenter: Joan Upell

How do you prepare students for the research demands of college, career and life? Begin in the elementary grades by engaging students through the guided inquiry process. Guided inquiry takes students beyond simple fact-finding to critical thinking and creativity. Introduce them to the information jungle with authentic online resources, apps and social media while also covering essential standards across the content areas.

Yes, You Have Ebooks: Options for K-12

(Breakout Session, Tuesday, April 21, 9:25-10:20 am)

Presenters: Julie Erickson and Joan Upell

Does my school have ebooks? How do I find free ebooks? Do I need wifi to use ebooks? Bring your questions, we have answers. Every SD school has access to a variety of ebook resources through the SD State Library. Join us to hear more about your options and begin to use ebooks with your students as soon as you return to school.

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Research and Inquiry: Online Tools to Guide Students

(Breakout Session, Tuesday, Apil 21, 11:15-12:00 pm)

Presenter: Julie Erickson

Discover online resources you can use to develop student learning objectives. Use the digital bells and whistles in the SD State Library electronic resources to help you meet research standards and guide students in authentic inquiry.

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