CSLA 2016 Exhibitor Learning Sessions

All sessions are on Saturday, February 6.

10:30am-11:00am

World Book
Room: Ventana

Take a whirlwind tour of World Book Online to see how to maximize its authoritative informational text and help your students with 21st century information literacy needs. See how you can make online content more accessible and useful for students at all learning levels. Discover more about World Book’s various databases, primary source collections, pictures, videos, eBooks, current magazine articles and related Web sites.

California Streaming
Room: Marina

This is the story of how a consortium of California county offices of education collaborated to transform educational media so that they could inspire and empower California’s educators and students by creating CaliforniaStreaming, a massive collection of educational streaming media, owned and operated by county offices of education and delivered to educators and students throughout the state. Learn how you can participate in CaliforniaStreaming and help to provide educational digital resources that support our State Standards and passion based learning.

Gale/Cengage Learning
Room: Del Mar

With digital resources now accessible anywhere and everywhere, school libraries are redefining their place in the digital learning environment. Learn how Gale resources can turn your library into a vibrant and central part of curriculum, teaching, and learning. Find out best practices for utilizing Google Classroom and Google Drive to increase the library’s engagement and collaboration with students and teachers, and ensure your library’s place in a 21st Century schools.

11:05am-11:35am

Library Skills
Room: Bahia Belle 1

Come and see why Libraryskills, Inc. shelf signage can be so useful in your library! Our presentation today will introduce to you our colorful shelf signage materials and the benefits they provide to you, your students and library support staff. So if you want your library to stand out from the rest and make it easier for all users of the library to locate what they are looking for more quickly, then please come view our presentation.

EBSCO
Room: Shell

Discover EBSCO’s Exciting New Products. EBSCO Information Services invites you to join us and discover how your students can gain access to ALL of your library’s resources from a simple, single search box. EBSCO’s Discovery Service allows students to search your library’s catalog, eBooks, databases from ALL vendors, and more. We will also be discussing Flipster, EBSCO’s digital magazine resource that brings a lifelike magazine experience to your fingertips, and Explora, our new interface. We look forward to visiting with you.

Britannica Digital Learning
Room: La Jolla

Meeting the changing needs of libraries & classrooms with Britannica School, Image Quest, and Resource Packs for Social Studies The presentation will focus on resources designed to provide librarians with tools to support teachers with lesson planning incorporating ELA Standards and meeting the needs of students learning.

11:40am-12:10pm

World Book
Room: Ventana

Take a whirlwind tour of World Book Online to see how to maximize its authoritative informational text and help your students with 21st century information literacy needs. See how you can make online content more accessible and useful for students at all learning levels. Discover more about World Book’s various databases, primary source collections, pictures, videos, eBooks, current magazine articles and related Web sites.

Perma-Bound
Room: Del Mar

Building and Analyzing Your Library Collection to Support Common Core and Your School’s LCAP Plan. Perma-Bound has made it easy to build and analyze your library collection including materials that support and align to the Common Core State Standards. Simply identify CCSS titles currently in your library as wells locating new CCSS titles to add to your library collection. Apply the lessons from this workshop to access professional reports to include in your school’s LCAP (Local Control and Accountability Plan) plan to secure funding. Our website will help you build a strong, comprehensive school library collection designed to support your students and teachers as they implement the Common Core. Don’t miss this workshop!!

Fact Cite Online
Room: Marina

Learn why students love using FactCite, named “Best Overall Reference K- 12”. Simple, distraction-free screen designs, audio read-along, and citation support make FactCite a favorite for homework assignments. FactCite’s resources include biographies, mythology, American history (including California Missions), science, and much more. Many articles incorporate primary source documents. Get a sneak preview of FactCite 1-2-3!, FactCite’s newest resource for students in primary grades.

12:15pm – 12:45pm

Delaney Educational Enterprises
Room: La Jolla

Update your science collection! Delaney Educational is your best resource for high quality titles, at all grade levels, aligned to NextGen Science standards. We have library bound books for the library and also paperback classroomlibrarycollections. Allcollectionsarecomposedofnewexciting titles that are aligned to the exact NextGen standards, at each grade level. All titles are carefully chosen for both content and reading level. All attendees will receive a 10% off coupon good towards their next order with Delaney, and one lucky participate will receive a 10-book NextGen collection. www.deebooks.com

Follett
Room: Shell

Mind The Gap: Use Lightbox to Engage Digital Natives While Saving Time. Teachers want to make their lessons more engaging, while ensuring gaps created by existing solutions are filled to effectively support standards. Teachers don’t have time to find the right content to implement a technology solution that encourages student achievement. Follett’s Lightbox is an interactive supplemental learning solution that allows instructors to engage students and intervene early. Students are engaged with classroom content in the form they encounter each day online through integrated access to text, video, interactive lesson plans, quizzes and more.

Junior Library Guild
Room: Bahia Belle 1

What Can JLG Do For You? We review. You pick. We deliver. For more than 85 years, Junior Library Guild has been delivering the best award-winning books, long before Awards Season. What resources are available? How can membership save you money? How do you sell it to your administration? Join Deborah B. Ford, Director of Library Outreach, for a look a member benefits. Find out what JLG can do for you.

12:50pm – 1:20pm

Scholastic Book Fairs
Room: Ventana

The Power of the Book Talk and Scholastic Dollars. Help kids to “Feel Groovy” about reading through the Power of the Book Talk. Join us at this interactive workshop and learn how book talks can assist students with choosing the right book that will have them grooving with excitement. See how to use the power of Scholastic Dollars to build your libraries with books the kids want to read.

University of Texas
Room: Marina

Enhance your career with a Master’s degree from UNT. Interested in getting your Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA- accredited program? The University of North Texas offers a unique blended program to earn your Master’s by attending two weekend Institutes and complete your degree online or your school library certification taking 100% online courses. Complete a Graduate Academic Certificate in Youth Services, Storytelling, or Leadership in Professional Development in Technology. Come hear about the “Best of Both Worlds” of UNT with affordable tuition, excellent scholarship opportunities, and continuing education opportunities from one of the best LIS programs.

MackinVIA
Room: Del Mar

Got Mobile Devices? Need Digital Resources? Want an All-In-One Solution? Your students all use devices of some kind, now how are you going to use them in the classroom? No matter what you’ve purchased, it’s just a piece of hardware without the correct content. Mesa Heise, Director of Digital Services, will show you how to choose and use the best digital resources within the MackinVIA platform to align with your curriculum and lesson goals.

1:25pm – 1:55pm

TeachingBooks.net
Room: Bahia Belle 1

Enabling School-Wide Relationships Around Books & Authors with the TeachingBooks.net Literacy Experience. Presented by Nick Glass, TeachingBooks.net founder. Experience some transformative ways to deepen literacy connections for every individual in your building. Attendees will leave this session armed with specific strategies to take back to school that directly enrich the existing reading work with classroom teachers, students, families, and administrators alike.

Follett
Room: Shell

Use Follett’s new Universal Search: Find the right resource, fast and easy from any device. Students and teachers want one location to find and access all of their eBooks, databases, audiobooks, print materials, and safe websites. They don’t have time to memorize multiple URL’s and passwords from a variety of different vendors. There should be a consistent search environment regardless of the content or vendor for desktops and mobile devices. Follett’s Universal Search delivers this environment all within your Destiny system. This 21st century search environment was built for digital natives who demand immediate and easy access to resources.

Insignia Library System
Room: La Jolla

Insignia is a complete library software package for your school. Along with superb library automation, it includes for no extra cost textbook management, computer lab reservations, asset management and more that cost extra in other systems. Insignia has the ease of a desktop system with the power of an Internet based system. Come to this demo and Q and A to see how we can help your school be efficient and save money. Door prizes will be given to some lucky participants.