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Digital Citizenship Across Grade Levels
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Presented by Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT; and Jacquelyn Whiting, Library Media Specialist, Wilton High School, CT, Google Certified Educator Level 2, and Google Certified Innovator
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Let’s discover what student-centered digital citizenship programming looks like. Hint: It does not include the term “digital citizenship!” In this edWebinar, Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School, CT, interviews Jackie Whiting, Library Media Specialist at Wilton High School, CT, to discover how her district approached building a digital citizenship curriculum from the ground up. Jackie will share what makes the curriculum student centered, new terminology to consider, reframed objectives, and what served as inspiration for their work. All librarians are invited to watch this recorded session.
About the Presenters
Michelle Luhtala is the Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School in Connecticut and was one of five school librarians named as a “Mover and Shaker” by Library Journal in 2015. She is the winner of the 2011 “I Love My Librarian” Award and the Library Association’s 2010 Outstanding Librarian Award. The New Canaan High School Library won AASL’s National School Library Program of the year in 2010. Follow her on Twitter @mluhtala.
Jacquelyn Whiting is a veteran educator with 25 years of experience as both a high school social studies teacher and a library media specialist. She is a Level 2 Certified Google Educator and Certified Google Innovator. She currently works as a library media specialist in the library learning commons at Wilton High School in CT. You can follow Jacquelyn on Twitter @MsJWhiting.
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