Information Literacy? Future Ready Librarians Can Do That!

Your Name and Title:

Mark Ray - Director of Innovation and Library Services | Future Ready Librarians Lead

Library, School, or Organization Name:

Vancouver Public Schools (Washington) | Alliance for Excellent Education

Co-Presenter Name(s):

None

Area of the World from Which You Will Present:

North America (Pacific Daylight Time)

Language in Which You Will Present:

English

Target Audience(s):

Librarians, Educational Leaders, Administrators

Short Session Description (one line):

Information Literacy? Future Ready Librarians Can Do That!

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

While school librarians have long led and taught information literacy, the viral growth of social media and fake news have elevated this issue from a lesson taught in libraries to something that keeps educational leaders up at night. With experience both as a former teacher librarian and chief digital officer, Mark Ray will explain how future ready librarians can respond to this critical strategic challenge by leading, teaching and supporting information literacy and digital citizenship in schools. This information session will leave both administrators and teacher librarians with valuable new insights and skills in teaching and modeling digital citizenship and helping students become responsible, informed, smart users of online resources. Ray will share resources, training opportunities, and other options for educator training as it relates to digital citizenship.

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:

Truthiness: Seattle Op/Ed
http://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/save-the-children-by-fighting-truthiness/

RU a Curator?
https://medium.com/amalgamated-futures/meditations-in-a-transformat...

Feedback: Creating Digital Citizens
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-6ybglSYfc

Future Ready Librarians
http://futureready.org/librarians

Digital Citizenship: The Next Big Legislative Trend?
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/kids-action/blog/the-digital-citizenship-movement-the-next-big-legislative-trend

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