SAYL Mail December 13, 2019

SAYL Mail   School and Youth Librarians Newsletter from the Alaska State Library December 13, 2019 Reminders…    winter break will come AKLA scholarship program application due Jan 15, 2020 Libraries Transform Communities engagement grant (school libraries can apply) Applications due between 12/2/19 and Feb3, 2019 Webinars of interest Tuesday December 17 @ 11:00 am: Empower Student
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SAYL Mail December 6, 2019

SAYL Mail            School and Youth Librarian’s Newsletter from the Alaska State Library December 6, 2019 In Alaska…. “From December 9-15, Alaska will join the world in celebrating the Week of Code, a movement to increase exposure to computer programming and computational thinking to students of all ages. The Department has set up an information
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SAYL Mail November 29, 2019

SAYL Mail                School and Youth Librarian’s Newsletter from the Alaska State Library November 29, 2019 News in Brief For those of you who did not attend the AASL conference in Louisville Kentucky there are some good links to resources from attendees. Check out Joyce Valenza’s Never-ending Search Blog #notatAASL, no worries! CE Opportunities in
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SAYL Mail October 23, 2019

SAYL Mail School and Youth Librarians Newsletter from the Alaska State Library October 23, 2019 News in Brief   Live Homework Help has been funded for another year! Alaska State Library information on Live Homework Help and link AASL Standards Framework for Learners is now crosswalked with Next Generation Science Standards. A “A terrific tool to facilitate conversation and collaboration”   PDF available. Announcement “School librarians can use
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SAYL Mail October 3, 2019

School and Youth Librarians Newsletter from the Alaska State Library October 3, 2019 News in Brief Alaska Statewide Databases will have a password change SOON. “If you want notice of the future password, contact Daniel Cornwall at Daniel.cornwall@alaska.gov. Otherwise it will be available on the SLED password hotline at 1-800-440-2919 starting October 7, 2019.”  “If you’re
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SAYL Mail August 23, 2019

School and Youth Librarians Newsletter from the Alaska State Library    August 23, 2019 News in Brief PD grants for school librarians are now available through the Alaska State Library. https://library.alaska.gov/dev/grants.html Scroll down to “Continuing Education (CE) and Professional Development (PD) Grants. Under “School Libraries” you will find links to the guidelines, application, reimbursement and final
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SAYL Mail May 3, 2019

SAYL Mail May 3, 2019     School and Youth Librarians Newsletter News Applications are due Tuesday May 7th for the writing and review committee of the Alaska School Library and Information Literacy Standards. Please consider participating. We need your input to submit an updated set of standards for consideration and adoption by the Alaska Board of
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SAYL Mail April 19, 2019

SAYL Mail   April 19, 2019       School and Youth Librarians Newsletter News DEED Seeking Applicants for Library/Information Literacy Content Standards Review Committee DEED is beginning the process of reviewing and recommending Library/Information Literacy content standards, which were originally adopted in 1999. The process will involve writing and review committees who will work collaboratively online to develop
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SAYL Mail March 22, 2019

School and Youth Librarians Newsletter from the Alaska State Library News in Brief April is School Library Month. The theme this year is Everyone Belongs @Your School Library “School Library Month is the American Association of School Librarians’ celebration of school librarians and their programs. Every April school librarians are encouraged to host activities to
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