Ontario Library Association Superconference
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Live from Toronto, it's coverage of the 25th Annual Ontario Library Association Superconference, held in January 2019. Insights, ideas and provocations from school librarians from across Canada.
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Chelsea Klukas is currently a Product Design Manager at Facebook. Klukas co-founded and is the Chief Creative Officer for MakeFashion, a wearable tech nonprofit that brings technology and high fashion to the runway.

This talk will explore the origins…

In this session, Toronto District School Board Teacher Librarians, Gemsy Joseph and Deborah Haines, discuss bias, discrimination, privilege and voice. They examine microaggressions in the school library, how to become aware of their existence, and…

Leigh Borden talks about how the school library learning commons movement in Newfoundland and Labrador has been ignited! Leigh’s presentation focuses on the way this movement can inspire youth to be innovators, experimenters, learner, and leaders who…

Are you fighting to keep your Library Learning Commons open Do you believe in dedicated teacher-librarians? In this session, members of the OSLA Council will work with participants to explore and share empowering advocacy strategies for use at all…

In this session from the OLA Super Conference, Waterloo District School Board educators, Stephanie Morris and Jen Taylor explore how teacher-librarians can embed maker philosophies into their library learning commons to better engage all learners and…

Post-secondary librarians and high school TL’s know that not all students enter college/university with the information literacy skills required to succeed and thrive. In this OLA Super Conference session, a panel of representatives from K-12 and…

Interesting in exploring better ways to share and organize the great resources you find online! Have you go loads of digital bookmarks tucked away in a bunch of different spaces? In this OLA Super Conference session, Lisa Noble shares practices and…

Featuring Nadia Caidi (University of Toronto), Andrea Cecchetto (Markham Public Library) and Louise Reimer (Toronto Public Libraries), this session discusses effective strategies/solutions and best practices in employment equity and diversity…

Kate Johnson-McGregor is a teacher librarian at Brantford Collegiate in the Grand Erie District School Board. In this lively conversation we talk about her relationship with libraries over the years and the changing landscape of Information Literacy!

Alanna King and Diana Maliszewski are co-chairs representing the Ontario School Library Association on this year’s Ontario Library Association’s Superconference being held at the end of January in Toronto.

Listen in as they talk about their…

Phenomenon Based Learning cycles are holistic inquiry periods where students develop competencies and understandings by including all curriculum subjects in their study topic. Listen as Greg Harris, Stephanie Tosh, Jamie Taylor, Alicia Dart Shaw tell…