Transliteracy in a Mobile World:
the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms
Sunday - Monday, November 7-8, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza, Cromwell, CT
Hotel Information - Conference Rate
In order to receive the conference rate for your hotel room at the Crowne Plaza, book your room through this link: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_gi_new&groupID=1514510
OR go to the Crowne Plaza website and use the promotional code CAS
Sunday Pre-Conference with Buffy Hamilton
Bring Your Own Laptop Session: Using Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance Your Library Program
Sunday, November 7th, 2010
1:30pm-4:30pm followed by a reception (cash bar)
Please note that this will be Buffyʼs sole appearance at our conference.
Keynote - Gwyneth A. Jones
Don't Hate the Hashtag: A Social Media Revolution for School Librarians
Having a web presence, keeping hip with cultural literacy, transliteracy, and building strong personal learning networks is not just an extra burden, but a necessity for the modern teacher librarian. It’s never too late to start...and it’s easier than you might think! Advocate for our profession by embracing change: Don't Hate - Appreciate! Viva la Revolucion!
Gwyneth is also presenting 2 concurrent sessions in addition to her keynote.
Gwyneth A. Jones, aka The Daring Librarian, is a blogger, a tweeter, a plurker, a goofball, a citizen of Nings and a resident of Second Life. Gwyneth is a teacher librarian at Murray Hill Middle School in Laurel, Maryland, a member of the ISTE Board of Directors, and the author of the award winning Daring Librarian blog.
One Book, One Conference
CASL has selected Readicide: How Schools are Killing Reading and What You Can do About It by Kelly Gallagher as our One Book, One Conference selection. Join us for a breakfast discussion about this book on Monday morning. (Note: This book is not part of our special book order.)
Our guest author/illustrator is Charles R. Smith, Jr. Charles is the 2010 recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration.
Luncheon Choices: Lunch is included in the registration fee. All lunches include a Mixed Field Greens Salad. The three choices are:
Sessions include presentations on the following topics:
AASL Standards | Advocacy | Storytelling | Summer Reading | Using Primary Sources | First Impressions | Book Talking | Screencasting | Book Trailers | One Book Programs | MUVEs | Web 2.0 | 21st Century Skills | Author Jake Halpern
CASL is pleased to offer attendees a special rate on the following titles. See the Conference Book Order Form for more details. Book orders and payments must be submitted by September 25, 2010. Offered Titles: