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Boot Camp 2018: Pierre

2018 school library boot camp class in pierre

School Library Boot Camp was held July 23-26 at the State Library. This annual, multi-day professional development opportunity is geared for all educators in South Dakota, not just school librarians. Boot Camp is a college course* (graduate or undergraduate credit) offered by the South Dakota State Library in conjunction with Black Hills State University URL link to black hills state university website.

This year's theme was titled 21st Century Literacies: The School Library Connection with a focus on digital literacy, media literacy, and information literacy. Award-winning blogger and teacher-librarian Jennifer LaGarde (author of The Library Girl blog URL link to library girl dot net) engaged campers in a variety of activities including a BreakoutEDU encounter which challenged campers both physically and digitally.

*The course including instructors and resources is paid for with LSTA federal grant funds through the Institute of Museum and Library Services URL link to library girl dot net.

**The course can be applied to the "Methods" course requirement of BHSU School Library Media minor URL link to black hills state university website (and DOE endorsement URL link to south dakota department of education website).

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