Regional Library Media Professional Learning Conference
~ Building Relationships to Promote Quality Learning and Instruction ~
Agenda: October 11, 2011
8:30-3:00 (0.6 c.e.u.’s provided for the day)

Regional Library Media Professional Learning Conference~ Building Relationships to Promote Quality Learning and Instruction

1. Welcome and Facilitator Introductions
2. Introductions
3. Ice Breaking Activity Four Corners Synectics Activity
  • The term Synectics from the Greek word which means "bringing forth together" or "bringing different things into unified connection." Since creativity involves the coordination of things into new structures, every creative thought or action draws on synectic thinking.
4. Reading / Protocol for discussion Things That Keep Us Up At Night /The Final Word

Break
5. Wiki Sign-Up and How To

6. Small Group Sharing of Effective Instructional Strategies

Lunch
7. 21st Century Skills Web Site Exploration Tech Tools for Exploration
8. Teamwork on Wiki page
9. Large Group Sharing
Break
10. Schmoker Model for Collaborative Lesson Development and Selection of Effective Instructional

11. Agenda Setting for November 8, 2011
  • What do you want to develop further?
  • What questions/issues would you like to see addressed by the group?
  • How will the larger group subdivide, if desired?
  • Who will facilitate?
  • What work needs to be done before you meet in November?
  • Who will do it?
  • How will your group communicate during the year?

10. Closure
Complete last question on Introductory Activity sheet.
Reflect back on what you hoped to gain from participation in a regional meeting for teachers of the same content area. Has the day met your expectations? What would you like to see on the agenda for your November 8th meeting?
SE Regional Roundtable: http://libraryconnects.wikispaces.com/School+Librarians+SE+CT+Roundtable - next meeting, 3rd Thursday in Jan 2012! We need a host! Maureen & Sue