The LMS Academy focuses on the changing role of the Library Media Specialist in K-12 education. Today•s LMS must play the versatile role of an instructional partner responsible for ensuring that students and staff are efficient and effective users of information. The Academy will assist LMS personnel in teaching and connecting the new standards of AASL, ISTE and the NETS. Registration includes one day attendance at the METC Conference. The academy goals are to:
Explore digital citizenship and literacy curriculum resources
Research lessions that support the MLS, AASL & ISTE Standards
Understand the meaning of digital, web & media literacy as it applies to 21st century skills & the Future Ready Framework
Learn digital tools & Open Education Resources (OER) that promote effective use of technology integration for students
Examine problem based activities & resource pertaining to makerspaces
Research best practices for Copyright & Fair Use
Network with colleagues working in school libraries.