Educator Lab: High School to College Transition

Dates: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Time: 9:00am-3:30pm
Four full days of classes and hands-on work to learn about 21st Century Resources and the modern library. The workshop can be taken as an entire series, or "a la carte."

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Archival Resources in the Hudson Valley
FDR Presidential Library, Hyde Park, NY*
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Learn about the wealth of local primary source information and best practices for finding useful classroom materials both online and in the archives. Modalities include The Archives & Document-Based Research, Digital Repositories, Ghosts in the Library: Using Local Archives in a Classroom Activity.
Instructors:
Jeff Urbin, FDR Presidential Library
Jennifer Palmentiero, Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
Tiffany Davis, Mount Saint Mary College

*The FDR Presidential Library is currently closed due to the government shutdown. This may impact this class. We are proceeding as planned for now in the hope that the situation will be resolved and that our colleagues at the National Archives and Records Administration will be back to work soon.

 
Research Proficiency

Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Learn about what college professors expect incoming first-year students to know about research and citations. Gain a better understanding of how to use library databases, catalogs, and lesser-known but vital research tools. Modalities include: Developing a Research Question, Academic Library Resources, High School vs. College Assignments, Citation Tools, and a Scavenger Hunt for Library Resources.
Instructors:
Tiffany Davis, Mount Saint Mary College
Sharon Fetters, Saint Thomas Aquinas College
Ellie Horowitz, Dominican College
Jen Park, Mount Saint Mary College
 
Information Literacy
Southeastern NY Library Resources Council, Highland, NY
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
From spotting fake news to crafting better web searches and understanding copyright, the goal of this day is to help you create assignments that foster critical thinking and meet learning standards. Modalities include: Understanding Standards in Practice, Website Evaluation, Best Practices for Copyright, Teaching how to Avoid Plagiarism and Good Citation, Wikipedia as Research Tool.
Instructors:

Lucy Miller, Arlington High School
Carolyn Bennett Glauda, Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
Ellie Horowitz, Dominican College
Gina Shelton, Dominican College

Online Privacy and Security + Review
Southeastern NY Library Resources Council, Highland, NY
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Keeping yourself safe online and securing your private data is a matter of practice. Learn how information travels on the internet and how to instill the value of privacy in your students. Plus time to review concepts from the previous days. Modalities Include: How Information Travels on the Internet, Advanced Google, How to Avoid Online Scams, Teaching the Value of Privacy.
Instructors:
Denise Garofalo, Mount Saint Mary College
Carolyn Bennett Glauda, Southeastern NY Library Resources Council

Who is the audience for these workshops?
Any 6th-12th grade classroom teacher who assigns research projects as well as school librarians.

Classes are $30 each, or $95 for the entire series
Lunch and curriculum materials are included
 
Southeastern NY Library Resources Council is a certified sponsor of CTLE credit through the New York State Department of Education. Each class is 6 credit hours.

Educator Lab is presented in partnership with Dutchess BOCES SLS., Orange-Ulster BOCES, and Ulster BOCES SLS.

Curriculum guides from Educator Lab 2018 & 2017 are here