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TL Cafe: On Indispensability. Join us.
When: Monday, September 13th @8PM EST (Yes, we normally meet the first Monday of each month, but we’re making a Labor Day holiday adjustment.)
Gwyneth Jones, Shannon Miller & Keisa Williams (Each is an outstanding practitioner with oh-so-creative ideas!)
Host: the lovely and talented Gwyneth Jones
The plan: A casual discussion to generate ideas on how to build school allies, support new teachers, & become indispensable to administrators and staff at the beginning of every school year.
About the Presenters:
Gwyneth Jones aka The Daring Librarian, is a blogger, a tweeter, a plurker, a citizen of Nings and a resident of Second Life. She’s a digital immigrant with a longtime green card and a passion for educational technology, school librarianship, and being a change agent within in her learning community both geographically and within the æthernets. Admittedly, she’s a geek and a goofball with a penchant for writing in the third person.
What I’m Thinking
What I’m Doing
What I’m Tweeting
What I’m Seeing
Who I am Virtually
ISTE Board of Directors
Member: ALA, AASL, & MASL
Shannon McClintock Milleris the district teacher librarian and technology specialist at Van Meter Community Schoolin Van Meter, Iowa. Shannon has a passion for teaching others about technology, a love for reading, connecting to others, and being heard through creation. She is making noise within her school through the Van Meter Library VOICE and by being a leader at Van Meter and within the fields of school librarianship and educational technology. Shannon has created an environment where students, teachers, and others can learn, create, connect, share, and be heard throughout the world.
Keisa Williams (aka Ms. K) is a K-5 School Librarian at Monarch Academy, a public charter school in Oakland, CA. She is certified in secondary and elementary education (MLIS and MEd) and loves collaborating with teachers and integrating technology into her teaching. She considers herself a “Technology Diva” and “Gadget Junkie”. Keisa also blogs for Big Universe.
About Joyce Valenza
Joyce is an Assistant Professor of Teaching at Rutgers University School of Information and Communication, a technology writer, speaker, blogger and learner. Follow her on Twitter: @joycevalenza
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