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Integrating social-emotional learning into the learner experience is becoming a priority among school districts but competing initiatives vie for professional development and instructional time. The library program can serve as a vehicle to incorporate emotional wellness into each student’s day.
In this edWebinar, Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School, CT, explores the many ways in which school librarians can support their learning communities through co-teaching, making, reading, and more. This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to K-12 librarians, teachers, and administrators.
About the Presenter
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.
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