NERTCL’s One-Day Conference: “Kids and Technology”
March 21, 2014 at Worcester State University (MA) from 9:30am – 3:30pm.
Lunch will be served.
Our registration deadline has passed. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
Please note: You can pay online or you can print the invoice that will be sent to your email and mail it to Bob Scheier, NELA Administrator with an attached check if you need to have your organization pay for it.
Join us for a full day of presentations about the pros/cons of technology, how we as librarians can better serve teachers and students who are using technology in the classroom, what free resources and social media can be used in the Children’s Room, and the ever-shifting world of ebooks and what you need to know for your library!
- 9:30am- 10:55am: Cindy Wall, founder of the eTots program at the Southington Library & Museum will have you embracing your Inner Technology Goddess (or God)! Discover the hottest technology for use in existing and new library programming. Empowering and informing yourself opens up a world of new possibilities. You can do it – find out how
- 11:00am – 12:15pm: Noreen O’Gara from the Bedford (MA) Free Public Library will be talking about ebooks, including what publishers are doing, how to build a collection, and just what is all out there!
- 12:15pm – 1:00pm: Lunch!
- 1:00pm – 2:00pm: Jen Reed, Newton (MA) Public Schools librarian, will discuss use of the technology in schools, what kids are using, and how we can all assist them.
- 2:15pm – 3:30pm A line-up of youth service librarians from all over New England who have been using free online tools in their libraries such as Pinterest, goodreads, Vine, Twitter, and more!
For registration questions, please contact Clare Dombrowski at [email protected].