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major bookman imageSchool Library Boot Camp

The fourth annual School Library Boot Camp will be held July 19-22, 2015 at Black Hills State University in Spearfish.

Head west for STEM learning at Boot Camp 2015

Check your summer calendars, school librarians! The fourth annual School Library Boot Camp will be held July 19-22 at Black Hills State University in Spearfish. Bring a classroom teacher along to partner with you on a project you can co-teach in the 2015-16 school year.

Boot Camp instructors will present on the theme, "STEM in the 21st Century School Library." Students will explore genius hour, digital resources and curating tools, reading and researching like a scientist, plus participate in a field trip to the Sanford Underground Lab and more.

Registration deadline is June 5. Boot Camp is a BHSU course. Students must elect to register for two credits at either the undergraduate or graduate level. On the final day of the course the last activity will be the fourth School Library Summit, co-hosted by State Librarian, Daria Bossman and South Dakota Library Association Past President, Scott Ahola.

The dorm is new and will be air conditioned and the food is great! Class time will include evening hours.

Please pre-register with the State Library. Information on credits, housing and meals will be sent to you directly once pre-registration is complete.

If you have any questions contact Kathleen Slocum through email Email Kathleen Slocum or 800/423-6665.

The character of "Major Bookman" was created by artist Michael McGourty for the South Dakota State Library. Please respect our arrangement and do not reuse or alter the artwork for your own needs.

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