The Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME) Fall Conference is coming November 11-13!
Here are a few of the highlights of this conference:
Opening keynote speaker, Kathy Schrock, will present The Common Thread: Weaving Information Literacy Skills to Engage Learners and an additional breakout session on Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum.
Friday morning breakfast’s featured author is Eliot Schrefer. Eliot’s fifth novel, Endangered, was a finalist for the National Book Award in Young People’s Literature. It was also one of NPR’s “Best of 2012,” an editor’s choice in The New York Times (which called it “dazzling” and “big-hearted”), a finalist for the Walden Award, winner of the Green Earth Book Award, and the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award.
AASL’s 2015 National School Library Program of the Year award winner, Ken Stewart,will be with us! Ken is the School Librarian at Blue Valley High School in Stilwell, Kansas.
Lori L. Smith, author of the book Tapping State Government Information Sources, has published widely about government documents and will be your guide to federal government publications and will discuss tools to unearth online treasures from sites such as the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, FDsys: The Federal Digital System, USA.gov, Kids.gov, and many others.
At our Membership Meeting, we’ll hear from Superintendent of Instruction, Brian Whiston and State Librarian, Randy Riley.
Closing keynote speaker and AASL President, Leslie Preddy, will be giving a complete update on AASL and an additional session called Building a Reading Community: Ideas You Can Use Tomorrow.