Enhance Your Library: Save Time & Build a Smarter Collection
Presented by Kendra Perkins
About Kendra: Kendra is the Coordinator for the Shanghai Librarians Network, the Ambassador of China for the International Librarians Network and a Library Consultant. For more inspiration, check out her blog, The Inspired Librarian.
Audience: This webinar is geared toward all librarians. There is a focus on IB at the beginning of the presentation but the balance is valuable content for all librarians and all curriculum.
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More IB Webinars by Follett:
Reading Between the Lines: Promoting Reading K-9 at International School of Dusseldorf | Presenters: Stuart Crouch and Courtney Moore
Building Your Library to Support Inquiry-led Learning & the Three Programmes of the International Baccalaureate | Presenters: Stuart Crouch and Courtney Moore
What makes a dynamic and effective library? And who are the best partners to engage in creating it? The answers to those questions—and so much more—are explored in this fascinating webinar, perfect for all educators, whether you follow the IB curriculum or not. Kendra Perkins discussed ways she has collaborated with both teachers and students—during what she calls “subject chats”—to inform her decisions and processes regarding her library collection. She shared best practices on creating and maintaining an inspiring IB library where both students and teachers feel engaged. Good for all educators.
Kendra highlighted her experiences with:
- Purposeful discussions with teachers and students
- Facilitating “subject chats”
- Engaging DP, MYP, and PYP coordinators
- Building relationships with new and existing staff
- Making informed content purchases, especially for Extended Essay (EE), Theory of Knowledge (TOK), and Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS)
ABOUT YOUR PRESENTER
Kendra is the Coordinator for the Shanghai Librarians Network, the Ambassador of China for the International Librarians Network and a Library Consultant. For more inspiration, check out her blog, The Inspired Librarian.
Originally posted August 22, 2016 / Updated December 15, 2016