The PYP Library
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Time
Tweet
esgo34
8:30 PM
Thanks everyone. Finally got my act together to get online #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:30 PM
Welcome to #pypchat. Today’s topic: The PYP Library. We will kick start in a minute or two.
jasongraham99
8:31 PM
@tgaletti Hey nice to see you :) #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:31 PM
Hi I made it to #pypchat. Edna in Melbourne.
tgaletti
8:31 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: RT @wholeboxndice: Welcome to #pypchat. Today’s topic: The PYP Library. We will kick start in a minute or two.
whatedsaid
8:31 PM
@MaryCollins21 Mary don't forget the hashtag #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:31 PM
Make sure you use the #pypchat tag when you post, so we don't miss you!
jasongraham99
8:31 PM
Hi from Indonesia, Gr1 teacher and Tech Coach sorry Im late #pypchat
melmac6
8:32 PM
Mel from Adel joining #pypchat - has been a while
kjinquiry
8:32 PM
Kath from Melbourne but in Prague today. Inquiry learning consultant #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:32 PM
Sometimes brand new tweeters tweets don’t show up in the #pypchat stream. We are not ignoring you!
DwyerTeacher
8:32 PM
Hello all Craig from Japan! Grade 5.6 teacher #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:32 PM
I'm 4-6 team leader in Brisbane, but holidaying on the beautiful QLD a sunshine cast. #pypchat
tgaletti
8:32 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: RT @wholeboxndice: Make sure you use the #pypchat tag when you post, so we don't miss you!
MaryCollins21
8:33 PM
Thanks for the reminder, Edna! :) #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:33 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q1. How do you include the Teacher Librarian as a specialist in your planning? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:33 PM
@DwyerTeacher @wholeboxndice A semaless takeover in moderation! :) #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:33 PM
Q1. How do you include the Teacher Librarian as a specialist in your planning? #pypchat
tgaletti
8:33 PM
Hello from Hong Kong. I am Tanja, Primary School Librarian at Hong Kong Academy #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:33 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Please remember to use the #pypchat hashtag in your tweets in order to participate in the discussion.
DwyerTeacher
8:33 PM
Please remember to use the #pypchat hashtag in your tweets in order to participate in the discussion.
lsacker
8:34 PM
#pypchat Layla PYP coordinator Melbourne Hi
wholeboxndice
8:34 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q1. How do you include the Teacher Librarian as a specialist in your planning? #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:34 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q1. How do you include the Teacher Librarian as a specialist in your planning? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:34 PM
@whatedsaid hahaha #pypchat
melmac6
8:35 PM
1. TL comes to planning meetings, specialist planning meeting & often planning at lunch & after school #pypchat
lsacker
8:35 PM
#pypchat they come to all planning sessions with the team
esgo34
8:35 PM
As a TL and PYPC I'm automatically there #pypchat
MaryCollins21
8:35 PM
All single subject teachers join collaborative planning & reflection mtgs & altho library skills isn't a subject, she always joins #pypchat
tgaletti
8:35 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q1. How do you include the Teacher Librarian as a specialist in your planning? #pypchat
lindawollan
8:35 PM
We always have our TL in our planning groups - she and I are on flexible timetables so always block out that time #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:35 PM
@DwyerTeacher all specialists are expected to attend Collaborative planning meetings. We have an essential agreement #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:36 PM
A1. Our TL meets with each year level before reviewing poi and before each new uoi I starts. #pypchat
lindawollan
8:37 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: @melmac6 informal meetings are often the most productive #pypchat Agree - staffroom chat provides for good planning too
whatedsaid
8:37 PM
@DwyerTeacher @melmac6 Agree, great collab happens near the coffee #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:37 PM
In many settings the specialist teachers provide "release" time for classroom teachers to plan so participation becomes a problem #pypchat
lsacker
8:37 PM
#pypchat what about during the inquiry? What about working with groups and kids
MaryCollins21
8:37 PM
Our librarian teaches 'library' once a week so often goes into classes to find out how to help;I'd prefer unscheduled classes tho #pypchat
esgo34
8:37 PM
#pypchat Will be eager to hear how others do it as things are changing for next year for me
DwyerTeacher
8:37 PM
@melmac6 informal meetings are often the most productive #pypchat
tgaletti
8:37 PM
I am invited to collaborative planning meetings but have also already scheduled additional times for planning as needed #pypchat
MaryCollins21
8:38 PM
Our TL also takes part in our annual review of the POI, atho I feel we need to help her play a more active role in this review #pypchat
tgaletti
8:38 PM
@wholeboxndice wow, that's great. I would love that too, feeling that the tl should be involved in all units #pypchat
melmac6
8:38 PM
@DwyerTeacher def that’s usually when we come up with the best ideas!! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:38 PM
@haileyj45 #pypchat now. The pyp library. Join?
MaryCollins21
8:39 PM
True, Kath. In our school assistant tchrs teach classes on coll planning & reflection days, so TL can still join #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:39 PM
#pypchat Checking in. Our TL is heavily involved - and she's RAD.
esgo34
8:39 PM
Release time an issue for all specialist teachers which isolates us even more #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:39 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: @LollyEl Hi! #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:39 PM
@LollyEl Hi Lorraine welcome! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:39 PM
@LollyEl Hi! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:39 PM
Q2. How have (or should) PYP libraries change in response to 21st century learning requirements? #pypchat
LollyEl
8:39 PM
#pypchat Hi Im Lorraine a Teacher Librarian at an International school in Vietnam
lsacker
8:40 PM
@DwyerTeacher #pypchat I have been thinking about this a lot.
alidevnz
8:40 PM
#pypchat i am librarian for k-6 each year level has planning session & just cant get to all have to collaborate informally
whatedsaid
8:40 PM
@MaryCollins21 Wow, having assistant teachers would be wonderful! #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:40 PM
A2 PYP Libraries need to be the learning hub of the school community #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:40 PM
@tgaletti partly a pure resourcing convo, but increasingly a "have you thought about" convo #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:41 PM
@BelleVillamarin Hi Anabelle! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:41 PM
@kjinquiry Learning Commons instead of libraries #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:41 PM
@whatedsaid @MaryCollins21 Yes - it's a totally different experience. I am in one of those schools right now #pypchat
esgo34
8:41 PM
A2 Library increasingly becoming a concept not necessarily associacted with traditional aspects #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:41 PM
Not seeing my own tweets in Tweetdeck #weird #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:41 PM
#pypchat
lsacker
8:41 PM
@CapitanoAmazing #pypchat what does she do that makes you,say this?
melmac6
8:41 PM
@jasongraham99: A2 PYP Libraries need to be the learning hub of the school community #pypchat def this is crucial
tgaletti
8:41 PM
A2. PYP libraries just like any libraries should be libraries without walls, making resources available in many different ways #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:41 PM
@DwyerTeacher The library should be the hub of inquiry. The role shifts to specialising in how we research in multi modal ways #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:41 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q2. How have (or should) PYP libraries change in response to 21st century learning requirements? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:42 PM
@kjinquiry I'd love to see a massive wonderwall that everybody in the school shares and contributes to in the library #pypchat
corisel
8:42 PM
@alidevnz same at our school. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:42 PM
“@jasongraham99: A2 PYP Libraries need to be the learning hub of the school community #pypchat” yes! We need a new space, but yes!
tgaletti
8:42 PM
A2. Make sure that students acquire skills needed to be information literate in 21st century #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:42 PM
RT @esgo34: RT @esgo34: A2 Library increasingly becoming a concept not necessarily associacted with traditional aspects #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:42 PM
A2 Id also like to see more of the tech, IT integration in lib(not saying tech is THE most important) but we can combine strengths #pypchat
esgo34
8:43 PM
A2 Perhaps less non fiction more fiction but to tech or not to tech - choice is necessary #pypchat
lsacker
8:43 PM
#pypchat what about great literature as the way we transmit culture
tgaletti
8:43 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: RT @wholeboxndice: @tgaletti partly a pure resourcing convo, but increasingly a "have you thought about" convo #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:43 PM
@DwyerTeacher @kjinquiry Yes to massive wonderwall! Let's make one on Wed @lindawollan .. Oh wait, we don't have walls! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:43 PM
@whatedsaid books are important, the tactile feeling can't be matched on a MacBook, PC, or iPad (IMO) #pypchat
haileyj45
8:43 PM
Q2 is really interesting- #pypchat
MaryCollins21
8:43 PM
We are lucky 2 have great asst tchrs esp when we have so many Ss whose L1 isn't English, Ss who therefore need help w/info literacy!#pypchat
tgaletti
8:43 PM
RT @jasongraham99: RT @jasongraham99: A2 PYP Libraries need to be the learning hub of the school community #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:43 PM
@tgaletti #pypchat Oh YES!
kjinquiry
8:43 PM
@DwyerTeacher Yes. Which can require a substantial mindshift for everyone #pypchat
lindawollan
8:43 PM
A2 Information literacy using 21C tools (iPads, laptops, cameras, etc etc) is part of the library as much as ICT - we cross over #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:43 PM
A2 Less books, more tech? #pypchat
MaryCollins21
8:44 PM
I agree Jay. Lots of collab'n btwn the ICT person @ the TL is needed to enable library to be the learning hub of the school #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:44 PM
@DwyerTeacher @whatedsaid or glass, where we can write on with marker ! :) #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:44 PM
A2. Less about the hardware more about the headwear. Help them be resourceful with skills not just tools. #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:44 PM
@DwyerTeacher @kjinquiry ooops forgot the hashtag... Perhaps on the outside window with chalk pens. I love those things. #pypchat
esgo34
8:44 PM
A2 Books that is...#pypchat
tgaletti
8:44 PM
@wholeboxndice there needs to be both resourcing and teaching of skills. But this is what libraries were always meant to do #pypchat
haileyj45
8:44 PM
@esgo34 agree- my class rarely use it for its conventional set up #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:44 PM
@DwyerTeacher Ours is open plan... #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:44 PM
@DwyerTeacher That would be a lovely way to begin the mindshift....! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:44 PM
@whatedsaid the walls should be whiteboards! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:44 PM
@DwyerTeacher I was being provocative. I love books as you well know! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:45 PM
@whatedsaid agree, more picture books and poetry #pypchat
tgaletti
8:45 PM
@whatedsaid the books have a place too :) #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:45 PM
A2 Surely there should be less non fiction. How many people look up information in books today? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:45 PM
@jasongraham99 awesome. love writing on glass! #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:45 PM
@DwyerTeacher @whatedsaid #pypchat and the windows too!
DwyerTeacher
8:45 PM
@whatedsaid i know! but often we forget the tactile with tech, and the screen takes over #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:46 PM
A2 what about access to information via different means, tools? Requirement? Taught strategies to use libraries effectively? #pypchat
esgo34
8:46 PM
A2 Books date quickly but there is little online for the younger students. Text is too difficult #pypchat
MaryCollins21
8:46 PM
Yes, it's less abt the hardware!The skills are often the same it's just the tools are different hence the collaboration btwn ICT&TL #pypchat
haileyj45
8:46 PM
Technology & books come to our classrooms to b used there #pypchat
ictinclassroom
8:46 PM
#pypchat LT comes to reg specialist meetings & for 1 UOIxYear meets weekly w class teachers for strong connection other UOI only 1 meeting
DwyerTeacher
8:46 PM
We are kind of talking about it now, but Q3. What would an ideal 21st century (PYP or other) library look like? #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:46 PM
@jasongraham99 @DwyerTeacher @whatedsaid #pypchat Smiggle sell plenty of chalk pens to me each year...
kjinquiry
8:46 PM
@whatedsaid @DwyerTeacherThis goes to how the library specialist sees their role some more abt literature and others about research #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:46 PM
#pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:46 PM
@stylinlibrarian welcome Debbie! Great to see some new faces. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:46 PM
Yes! My usual offer stands! RT @DwyerTeacher: @whatedsaid agree, more picture books and poetry #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:47 PM
Darn it - gotta go and do some inquiry into chickens with 5 year olds...and a bunch of teachers watching! Will check archive #pypchat
LollyEl
8:47 PM
@esgo34 #pypchat Why less non fiction. Kids love non fiction
DwyerTeacher
8:47 PM
@tgaletti share a wonderjournal with every class and let them all build it together, like a joint journal #pypchat
lsacker
8:47 PM
#pypchat tables too make great places for writing. Laminated tables and whiteboard markers
jasongraham99
8:48 PM
A2 I just wonder- we can change the library learning space but the people may still treat it in the same way. Start with people #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:48 PM
#pypchat A3: high speed broadband... wall sized IWB 'windows' to the real world and a TL with contacts to use for telling real stories.
tgaletti
8:48 PM
@DwyerTeacher great idea! Thanks! #pypchat
esgo34
8:48 PM
Agree. Everything done in the library is suffled off back to classrooms leaving no evidence of anything happening in the library #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:48 PM
crayons and paper, lots of comfy sofas, hammocks... #pypchat
flemod
8:48 PM
@Sophira1 A2 PYP Libraries need to be the learning hub of the school community #pypchat” yes! We need a new space, but yes!”
whatedsaid
8:48 PM
@kjinquiry Sounds like great fun and learning. Enjoy! #pypchat
tgaletti
8:48 PM
@jasongraham99 very important teaching search strategies. This is often forgotten when print is replaced by electronic resources #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
8:49 PM
I agree, teaching print/online search strategies=imperative. I still enjoy a fixed libr. sched. with younger s's for that reason. #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:49 PM
Sorry to join so late... #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:49 PM
@jasongraham99 good point. Create the intention and purpose first. #pypchat
lindawollan
8:49 PM
Library is space surrounded by classrooms - resources move in and out. TL sometimes teaches in library space, sometimes classrooms #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:49 PM
@jasongraham99 You know the phrase doing old things in new ways... or is it the other way round? #pypchat
esgo34
8:49 PM
@jasongraham99 Yes! Attitude is everything #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:49 PM
@jasongraham99 very true #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:49 PM
@CapitanoAmazing I love the idea as TL as storyteller... they could walk around the school and archive stories of learning #pypchat
lsacker
8:50 PM
#pypchat are the kids in your schools always flowing in and out of the LRC spaces as well as rooms.
jasongraham99
8:50 PM
@kassandraboyd welcome aboard! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:50 PM
Librarian as storyteller.... #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:50 PM
@kassandraboyd thanks for being with us! #pypchat
haileyj45
8:50 PM
@lindawollan both work well #pypchat
flemod
8:50 PM
@Sophira1 this may be worth your while #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:50 PM
RT @whatedsaid: RT @whatedsaid: @jasongraham99 You know the phrase doing old things in new ways... or is it the other way round? #pypchat
MaryCollins21
8:50 PM
#12 A suggestion box in Library on the circulation desk - thanks Tom Barrett for this idea for wallwisher! 32 ways.. #pypchat @DwyerTeacher
jasongraham99
8:50 PM
For the next 30 minutes my tweets are dedicated to #pypchat
alidevnz
8:50 PM
#pypchat q3 open learning commons with library and ict sharing space. librarian without desk and in and out of classrooms
tgaletti
8:51 PM
@jasongraham99 great point! We tls can only be as good as the support we get from the classroom #pypchat
ictinclassroom
8:51 PM
#pypchat coordinator, TL and myself started putting together a research continuum for our school connection w/research is very important
BelleVillamarin
8:51 PM
#pypchat
lindawollan
8:51 PM
We don't call our space a 'library' - it is our Learning Resource Centre. Our TL is head of LRC. Change of focus from trad library #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:51 PM
#pypchat I have a thing about my kids 'identifying their relationship with information', understanding where it comes from. TL is integral
jasongraham99
8:51 PM
RT @whatedsaid: RT @whatedsaid: @kassandraboyd Hi! We're on Q3. What would an ideal 21st century (PYP or other) library look like? #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:51 PM
For the next 30 minutes my tweets are dedicated to #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:51 PM
@kassandraboyd Hi! We're on Q3. What would an ideal 21st century (PYP or other) library look like? #pypchat
tgaletti
8:52 PM
@lindawollan I have always wondered whether the school library needs a new name for people to understand that it has changed...? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:52 PM
@CapitanoAmazing like that "relationship with information" #pypchat
esgo34
8:52 PM
A3 whatever it is needed to be #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:52 PM
@lindawollan #pypchat That's awesome!
jasongraham99
8:52 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q4. How is the librarian involved in units of inquiry? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:52 PM
A3 Collaborative global read alouds via Skype! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:52 PM
Q4. How is the librarian involved in units of inquiry? #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:52 PM
A3 Librarians that are not behind a counter please is a start. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:52 PM
Our TL and other leaders are dev a scope and seq for inquiry skills relating to research, resources etc. #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:53 PM
@whatedsaid #pypchat NOW we're talking! Perhaps this is how we can relate our learning to each other from our GLOBAL unit ;)
BelleVillamarin
8:53 PM
#pypchat
lindawollan
8:53 PM
@tgaletti Are search strategies online so different from a traditional library catalog search? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:53 PM
@tgaletti I like the name library... has history and meaning, would be a shame to abandon it #pypchat
LaraMac83
8:53 PM
PYP Libraries should be flexible areas- innovative and interesting - no stagnant but ever changing #pypchat
tgaletti
8:53 PM
RT @whatedsaid: RT @whatedsaid: @kassandraboyd Hi! We're on Q3. What would an ideal 21st century (PYP or other) library look like? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:53 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q4. How is the librarian involved in units of inquiry? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:53 PM
Our @Fionannbir is working on a library blog for the kids http://t.co/RACKkRvf #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:54 PM
@stylinlibrarian good point, I think many homeroom teachers need this specialist support. Esp in digital literacy #pypchat
lsacker
8:54 PM
RT @BelleVillamarin: RT @BelleVillamarin: #pypchat
tgaletti
8:54 PM
A3. A space open to all, in a central location, easy access to loads of resources & learning & creating space that inspires #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:54 PM
teachers need a library of books as well, are these included in the libraries, or shoved away in a room where nobody sees them #pypchat
esgo34
8:54 PM
A3 An expert in inquiry guiding kids to finding relevant information that they can use for thinking about their quesitons #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:54 PM
Any ideas what you'd call it? RT @tgaletti: @lindawollan I have always wondered whether the school library needs a new name? #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
8:54 PM
Q4-Involved in units of inquiry - research skill/online searching in context in library and classroom... #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:54 PM
@stylinlibrarian there've some gr8 google lessons & resources for teaching research skills #pypchat
lindawollan
8:54 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: crayons and paper, lots of comfy sofas, hammocks... #pypchat Wish we had room!
whatedsaid
8:54 PM
@tgaletti Ours is a learning resource centre Or did @lindawollan say that (not seeing all tweets) #pypchat
MaryCollins21
8:54 PM
An ideal 21stC library would have focus on trans skills esp research& thinking, also 6 ICT skills in 'Role of ICT' in PYP doct #pypchat
megangraff
8:54 PM
#pypchat I missed Q1 and Q2. :(
jasongraham99
8:54 PM
About minutes left in #pypchat still time to join in! All about libraries. #ibpyp #edchat #elemchat #pyp
melmac6
8:54 PM
A4 just like class teachers - focus on particular skills the kids need for that UOI #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:55 PM
@kassandraboyd @tgaletti @lindawollan Ours is called the learning resource centre. But we could come up with something funkier! #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
8:55 PM
I prefer Library, redefine through my actions not name - RT @DwyerTeacher: @tgaletti I like the name library... #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:55 PM
@LaraMac83 hi Lara, thanks for joining #pypchat
MaryCollins21
8:55 PM
Q4 TL need to be in classrooms helping Ss at all stages of inquiry cycle. They therefore need in-depth understanding of POI #pypchat
alidevnz
8:55 PM
@DwyerTeacher #pypchat Q4 i teach students how to research but also pull together resources for teachers and students on each uoi
Saigon_Eldred
8:55 PM
#pypchat @stylinlibrarian http://t.co/UYUsEB7x
tgaletti
8:55 PM
@lindawollan no they are not but I feel they often get forgotten #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:55 PM
A4. Our TL will lead lessons and inquiries that the UOI offers. Plas the part of the toolkit for independent inquiry #pypchat
esgo34
8:55 PM
A3 preferably a tl that is full time to ensure just in time rather than just in case learning #pypchat
haileyj45
8:55 PM
We use an information process model to make it explicit & support indepeninquiry & research- TL is key in promoting this model #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:55 PM
@tgaletti paint, easels, brushes, sponges #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:55 PM
@CapitanoAmazing Oh yes! We have to start talking about the global UOI soon! @wholeboxndice @DwyerTeacher #pypchat
thammerlund
8:55 PM
@Saigon_Eldred do you know any search lessons offhand? #pypchat
tgaletti
8:56 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q4. How is the librarian involved in units of inquiry? #pypchat
esgo34
8:56 PM
@whatedsaid @kassandraboyd @tgaletti @lindawollan Must admit a little tired of the I-Centre thing #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:56 PM
RT @kassandraboyd: RT @kassandraboyd: Q4 TLs are also great for UOIs, addressing academic honesty when researching (w/ tchrs and techies) #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:56 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q4. How is the librarian involved in units of inquiry? #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
8:56 PM
Thanks! RT @Saigon_Eldred: #pypchat @stylinlibrarian http://t.co/n5PEmiNU #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:56 PM
Q4 TLs are also great for UOIs, addressing academic honesty when researching (w/ tchrs and techies) #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:56 PM
@thammerlund #pypchat. http://t.co/UYUsEB7x
CapitanoAmazing
8:56 PM
@TechieAng @katetodd777 #pypchat - adding to your emails of student work. Sounds terrific! :)
megangraff
8:56 PM
@DwyerTeacher A4 finding resources to support each UOI - books, websites, etc etc #pypchat
haileyj45
8:56 PM
@BelleVillamarin wow sounds cool #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:56 PM
#pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:57 PM
@wholeboxndice @whatedsaid @DwyerTeacher #pypchat SO keen
PogonophileMelb
8:57 PM
I struggle to find time to visit the library with my grade 5/6 students. Solutions? Ideas? #pypchat
melmac6
8:57 PM
A4 TLs have expert knowledge of resources to share with & guide all learners #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:57 PM
@sherrattsam Does the library come to you? #pypchat
tgaletti
8:57 PM
A4. Teaching IL skills embedded in the unit when and where they are needed #pypchat
MaryCollins21
8:57 PM
Yes, Steve! @wholeboxndice Helping Ss w/ individual inquiries so TL need to be readily available w/ not much scheduled contact time #pypchat
LollyEl
8:57 PM
@esgo34 #pypchat have a small library so I think my role is to help with comprehension/research skill as most res are in classroom already
sherrattsam
8:57 PM
Must confess neither me or my students have set foot in the library this year #pypchat
megangraff
8:57 PM
A4 attending planning meetings during the unit to know more about the direction the UOI is going #pypchat
tgaletti
8:58 PM
@sherrattsam why not? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:58 PM
Do TL ever come to your class and join in the inquiry? Work together and co-teach? #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:58 PM
Just gonna suggest that! RT @whatedsaid: @PogonophileMelb Can the library come to you? Or at least the TL? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:58 PM
@melmac6 yes,we need to make he most of the expertise. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:58 PM
@PogonophileMelb Can the library come to you? Or at least the TL? #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:58 PM
RT @kassandraboyd: RT @kassandraboyd: Q4 TLs are also great for UOIs, addressing academic honesty when researching (w/ tchrs and techies) #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
8:59 PM
I enjoy pulling print and online matls together for Inquiry. New school, here's what I did for one unit: http://t.co/KDencvsy #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:59 PM
@LollyEl @esgo34 #pypchat had to teach research skills without enough books or PCs. Most quality books are in classrooms for UoIs
BelleVillamarin
8:59 PM
#pypchat
sherrattsam
8:59 PM
@whatedsaid no, we just haven't needed to go to another place in order to learn. Nature of the unit we've been doing I guess. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:59 PM
Love the way our TL and ICT facilitator roles have blened and @lindawollan and @Fionannbir collab and interchange #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:59 PM
@sherrattsam yes, I dare to say it but will libraries go the way of computer labs into the classrooms? Classes are learning areas #pypchat
MaryCollins21
8:59 PM
Yes, academic honesty @kassandraboyd and also digital literacy& citizenship. Keeps coming back to collaboration with ICT person. #pypchat
esgo34
8:59 PM
A4 Using literature to help understanding complex learning. Helping students and teachers make connections #pypchat
megangraff
9:00 PM
@jasongraham99 @sherrattsam Oh dear. Perhaps your librarian needs to visit your class and isn't ice you to visit the library. #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:00 PM
@BelleVillamarin that's what my students do #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:00 PM
@DwyerTeacher #pypchat Not once... and that's MY fault! To be rectified...
jasongraham99
9:00 PM
The library as we know it may fade away and the TL will crucial, be incorporated more into the Ss learning spaces #pypchat
melmac6
9:00 PM
@wholeboxndice yes tap into your TL - 2 heads are always better - why wouldn’t u team teach & work collaboratively? #pypchat
lindawollan
9:00 PM
@thammerlund How to make students better online researchers http://t.co/JaZoxwTu #pypchat
PogonophileMelb
9:00 PM
@whatedsaid we have a classroom library but it's a struggle to visit the library and kids want it at different times. Difficult. #pypchat
esgo34
9:00 PM
@whatedsaid We are tweaking roles at present. TL is always modelling ICT #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:00 PM
Good pt! RT @MaryCollins21: Yes, academic honesty @kassandraboyd and also digital literacy& citizenship. #pypchat
haileyj45
9:00 PM
@whatedsaid @lindawollan @fionannbir it works extremely well & kids & teachers benefit hugely from this blend #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:00 PM
RT @BelleVillamarin: RT @BelleVillamarin: #pypchat
esgo34
9:01 PM
@jasongraham99 This has already happened to me quite accidentally #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:01 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q5. Is time in the library and with the Teacher Librarian scheduled on a fixed or flexible basis? #pypchat
haileyj45
9:01 PM
@BelleVillamarin my kids now ask to go when they have a few minutes & it works well. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:01 PM
Q5. Is time in the library and with the Teacher Librarian scheduled on a fixed or flexible basis? #pypchat
statweestics
9:01 PM
#pypchat is getting popular, +900% the last hour : http://t.co/LPVrdHSb
esgo34
9:01 PM
@stylinlibrarian Have begun to start with print and move to online resources. Search Plan must be part of this #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
9:01 PM
#pypchat
tgaletti
9:01 PM
@DwyerTeacher I have just done this join in the classroom. Our library space is not always available. Depends on what is planned #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:01 PM
RT @CapitanoAmazing: RT @CapitanoAmazing: @DwyerTeacher #pypchat Not once... and that's MY fault! To be rectified...
wholeboxndice
9:02 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q5. Is time in the library and with the Teacher Librarian scheduled on a fixed or flexible basis? #pypchat
esgo34
9:02 PM
Q5 Using both. Flexible for inquiry, fixed for borrowing & literature #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:02 PM
As long as library time is timetabled it be a separate thing to actual learning. #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
9:02 PM
Agreed: RT @esgo34: @stylinlibrarian Have begun to start with print and move to online resources. Search Plan must be part of this #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:02 PM
@CapitanoAmazing should be both, I reckon #pypchat
tgaletti
9:02 PM
@jasongraham99 oh no, please not... Can't imagine this right now but would like to hear more how you envision it #pypchat
megangraff
9:02 PM
@jasongraham99 @sherrattsam but libraries also provide self selected reading materials. It's not just about resources door units. #pypchat
melmac6
9:02 PM
@DwyerTeacher yes all the time - grt partnership #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:02 PM
@CapitanoAmazing @DwyerTeacher #pypchat We teach collaboratively, but only in 'her world'. My eyes are now opened...
wholeboxndice
9:02 PM
@melmac6 We definitely do, but it us the unfairly undervalued expertise if the TL, not just as the person with the resources. #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:03 PM
#pypchat Fixed timetable - Flexible content based on ongoing collaboration
DwyerTeacher
9:03 PM
@whatedsaid how do you do it? free access and roam in whenever you need to? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:03 PM
@pam_thompson @malynmawby @cpaterso Right after #pypchat I will look what you have all bought!
tgaletti
9:03 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q5. Is time in the library and with the Teacher Librarian scheduled on a fixed or flexible basis? #pypchat
LollyEl
9:03 PM
@DwyerTeacher #pypchat fixed with a tiny bit of flex time
jasongraham99
9:03 PM
@megangraff @sherrattsam My librarian doesnt visit the class, we go out to library skills which isnt that effective IMO. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:03 PM
@sherrattsam Ours is not timetabled separately. #pypchat
LindyBuckley1
9:03 PM
Lindy Gr 5 from Jakarta. Suddenly remembered #pypchat. Interested to see how a pyp library is different from a "normal" library!
DwyerTeacher
9:03 PM
@MaryCollins21 Bye! #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:03 PM
#pypchat q4TLs need to take a lead role in bringing inquiry cycle to life in both classroom and whatever the defined library space is
MaryCollins21
9:03 PM
Thanks for all contributions, everyone! Lots to think about! Have to drive home now! #pypchat @jasongraham99
Morefiregal
9:04 PM
RT @statweestics: RT @statweestics: #pypchat is getting popular, +900% the last hour : http://t.co/LPVrdHSb
lindawollan
9:04 PM
Q5 Flexible works best for LRC and ICT - collaboration throughout inquiries when needed #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:04 PM
@LindyBuckley1 Is there such a thing as a normal library? :) #pypchat
tgaletti
9:04 PM
A5. We have both fixed and flexible booking. Fixed weekly lessons have a literature focus, flexible for inquiry when & where needed #pypchat
haileyj45
9:04 PM
A5: flexible- we approach TL & she approaches is whenever we want to collaborate & work together with kids- works v well I find #pypchat
MaryCollins21
9:04 PM
Time for 1 more tweet! We have scheduled library classes but should be on a flexible basis -we need to change this! #pypchat @jasongraham99
alidevnz
9:04 PM
#pypchat q5 both ...all classes (25) visit once per 7 day teaching cycle plus extra visits to library or to class if req for inquiry support
BruceFerrington
9:04 PM
What should a 21st Century classroom look like? New post at http://t.co/3tZtdE4t #pypchat #acel2012 #math #inquiryed #elemchat #ntchat
jasongraham99
9:04 PM
@nicolettebrata Hi Nicolette, great to see you here! WOOT another teacher from my school! #pypchat #preferredlearningstyles
PiEdPYPer1
9:05 PM
#pypchat only trad book exch is scheduled. Rest of time is open for team teaching/skill development for us. Not all teachers utilize this
tgaletti
9:05 PM
@sherrattsam I agree - with the exception for book exchange. I love having fixed times to share stories & books with students #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:05 PM
I would think a flexible schedule would create an environment that says "you are always welcome here" #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:05 PM
YEP! RT @sherrattsam: As long as library time is timetabled it be a separate thing to actual learning. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:05 PM
RT @lindawollan: Q5 Flexible works best for LRC and ICT - collaboration throughout inquiries when needed #pypchat
megangraff
9:05 PM
@whatedsaid I worry that if classes don't have a scheduled library time, some students will not take out books 2 read 4 pleasure. #pypchat
thammerlund
9:05 PM
@Saigon_Eldred @lindawollan Here is a search lesson I am in the middle of right now. #pypchat THX @dwyerteacher
wholeboxndice
9:05 PM
We have allocated times for sheer logistics of borrowing, but brader access to TL and resources. #pypchat
esgo34
9:06 PM
@whatedsaid @megangraff Exactly #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:06 PM
@megangraff @whatedsaid #pypchat ahhhh and that's where the library should be in every room in the school. In every bookshelf.
thammerlund
9:06 PM
@DwyerTeacher It would be great if the kids could checkout the books themselves which would freeup the TL #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:06 PM
@Saigon_Eldred Link to..? #pypchat
megangraff
9:06 PM
@sherrattsam There is a difference between a scheduled lib time for a structured lesson and a time to go and choose books. #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:06 PM
@MaryCollins21 Thanks Mary for joining! Weve got some great ideas. #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:06 PM
@thammerlund @lindawollan @dwyerteacher can u post link? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:06 PM
@megangraff Yes you might be right :( #pypchat #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:06 PM
Just arrived. Sorry I'm late. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:06 PM
@tgaletti do you read to kids? who chooses the books? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:06 PM
RT @megangraff: I worry that if classes don't have a scheduled library time, some students will not take books 2 read 4 pleasure. #pypchat
vanschaijik
9:06 PM
@librarypaula hi Paula - check out #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:07 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q6. Where do you house UOI resources - in the classroom, in the library, in both places? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:07 PM
Q6. Where do you house UOI resources - in the classroom, in the library, in both places? #pypchat
tgaletti
9:07 PM
@DwyerTeacher yes I read and introduce/advertise books but they choose their own reading materials. I just show what is available #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:07 PM
RT @CapitanoAmazing: RT @CapitanoAmazing: @megangraff @whatedsaid #pypchat ahhhh and that's where the library should be in every room in the school. In ev ...
whatedsaid
9:07 PM
@BruceFerrington Hi Bruce, still time to catch up on PYP library #pypchat
esgo34
9:08 PM
I am just wandering into the classrooms, a helping hand, if I'm not part of the learning #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:08 PM
It's fun exploring bks for pleasure! RT @thammerlund: @DwyerTeacher It would be great if the kids could checkout books themselves #pypchat
tgaletti
9:08 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: I would think a flexible schedule would create an environment that says "you are always welcome here" #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:08 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q6. Where do you house UOI resources - in the classroom, in the library, in both places? #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
9:08 PM
Sched: if available, I visit with students at sched. times but I'm avail. for collab. planning/teaching as requested. #pypchat
haileyj45
9:08 PM
@megangraff I decide with my kids when to go & who wants to go/ is ready to go - we have agrment that all of us read every night #pypchat
LollyEl
9:08 PM
@DwyerTeacher @tgaletti #pypchat I get my kids to give me a list of possible titles authors and subjects evan down to the 2 year olds
wholeboxndice
9:08 PM
@BruceFerrington #pypchatting from Brisneyland Bruce? #pypchat
alidevnz
9:08 PM
i tie story reading to uoi or learner profiles and attitudes for younger children #pypchat
ictinclassroom
9:09 PM
Most students have never been to a public library thinking of organize field trip so the can use it for exhibition #pypchat
lindawollan
9:09 PM
A6 UOI resources in unit boxes for classrooms, but TL not happy with this as kids are losing search skills #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:09 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q6. Where do you house UOI resources - in the classroom, in the library, in both places? #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
9:09 PM
Both RT @wholeboxndice: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q6. Where do you house UOI resources - in the classroom, in the library, in both places? #pypchat
tgaletti
9:09 PM
@DwyerTeacher yes, that's what I would wish. It can just be tricky getting teachers following up on the invitation #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:09 PM
@Saigon_Eldred http://t.co/3nH19BPZ I think these ones, a whole series on this blog, great stuff #pypchat
megangraff
9:09 PM
@CapitanoAmazing but the library can offer more books than a classroom library. I encourage teachers to borrow lib books for class #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:10 PM
I remember when I was a kid, I used love wandering the stacks and finding new things.. my class loves it too, let them explore #pypchat
lsacker
9:10 PM
@DwyerTeacher #pypchat we used to have unit boxes . Saved time etc but not too sure if we will do this in future
wholeboxndice
9:10 PM
A6. We have our resources catalogued by TDT as well as specific UOI, content etc. mostly resides in resource centre. #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
9:10 PM
#pypchat
whatedsaid
9:10 PM
@lindawollan TL is in process of disbanding them :) #pypchat
PogonophileMelb
9:10 PM
How do we facilitate kids who want he library ad hoc? We don't have a FT TL. #pypchat
tgaletti
9:10 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q6. Where do you house UOI resources - in the classroom, in the library, in both places? #pypchat
esgo34
9:10 PM
Q6 UoI resources are everywhere; Library, classrooms, specialist rooms but part of the library collection essentially #pypchat
travisattis
9:11 PM
#pypchat A6 Shared space between classrooms and inside classroom. Online as well and school learning management system. Evening all.
esgo34
9:11 PM
A6 Resources which can be used for UoIs are found through cataloguing subject headings & include concepts, T/Themes, Attitudes etc.#pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:11 PM
@whatedsaid searching leads to new findings #pypchat
LollyEl
9:11 PM
@CapitanoAmazing #pypchat What about Admin requirements to do with keeping track of books and accountability. Issue at my school
jasongraham99
9:11 PM
RT @esgo34: RT @esgo34: Q6 UoI resources are everywhere; Library, classrooms, specialist rooms but part of the library collection essentially #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:11 PM
@whatedsaid i like to explore! I know you do too #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:11 PM
RT @CapitanoAmazing: RT @CapitanoAmazing: @megangraff #pypchat Indeed... Our librarian offers us occasional 'take what you want' days to take back to our cl ...
tgaletti
9:11 PM
A6. Some in the library and some in unit boxes in the classrooms. Don't like the idea of unit boxes... sorry #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:11 PM
@lsacker You know, I wouldn't like to have to find information in a box of preselected resources... #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:11 PM
@megangraff #pypchat Indeed... Our librarian offers us occasional 'take what you want' days to take back to our classes for constant use.
wholeboxndice
9:12 PM
I guess our definition of resources is constantly evolving #pypchat
tgaletti
9:12 PM
@DwyerTeacher that's why I feel resources should be in one place to which everyone has access. #pypchat
haileyj45
9:12 PM
@whatedsaid @lsacker :-) it's just a convenient place to start esp if well chosen. Bks not only resources by far #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:12 PM
A6 class UOI books came out b4 unit starts (build anticipation), bcame part of non-fict section in class, & pulled bks from library #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
9:12 PM
Often inquiries lead to new topics/resources, so there isn't a set resource list for some inquiry units. #pypchat
Mallocup
9:12 PM
I'd settle for a half decent library at this stage.. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:12 PM
@travisattis evening! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:12 PM
@DwyerTeacher as discussed previously... #pypchat
lindawollan
9:12 PM
@whatedsaid Agree - and unit boxes mean our kids never browse the non-fiction #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:12 PM
#pypchat q6 our TL uses Destiny to create comprehensive lists of text and digital resources that connect to concepts and trans themes
whatedsaid
9:13 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q7. Is it possible (or necessary) to integrate literacy week in the unit? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:13 PM
Q7. Is it possible (or necessary) to integrate literacy week in the unit? #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:13 PM
@wholeboxndice #pypchat I love it when the kids bring the books, the websites and the online games (all resources) that are relevant!
ictinclassroom
9:13 PM
“@tgaletti: A6. Some in the library and some in unit boxes in the classrooms. Don't like the idea of unit boxes... sorry #pypchat” same here
alidevnz
9:13 PM
#pypchat Q6 some resources in unit boxes in teachers resource centre + library + electronic web based etc in livebinders curated by librn
DwyerTeacher
9:13 PM
@wholeboxndice what is a resource? A resource to one teacher is not to another #pypchat
esgo34
9:13 PM
@tgaletti Agree, Where to put them? Our thinking is that they are part of the whole collection #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:13 PM
Oh :( RT @Mallocup: I'd settle for a half decent library at this stage.. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:14 PM
@Mallocup Welcome Glenn. #pypchat
lsacker
9:14 PM
@kassandraboyd #pypchat agree kids browse see common threads explore and then the real learning starts
haileyj45
9:14 PM
@whatedsaid @mallocup yes we r v privileged at out schl- well resourced in bks & technology & skilled & passionate staff #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:14 PM
Q6 What abt schools with serious resource issues, one book per grade level, etc? Any ideas for systems that work? #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:14 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q7. Is it possible (or necessary) to integrate literacy week in the unit? #pypchat
tgaletti
9:14 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: @whatedsaid searching leads to new findings #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:14 PM
@DwyerTeacher So what is literacy week? Does everyone have this? Is it like book week? #pypchat
tgaletti
9:14 PM
RT @stylinlibrarian: RT @stylinlibrarian: Often inquiries lead to new topics/resources, so there isn't a set resource list for some inquiry units. #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:15 PM
@whatedsaid @DwyerTeacher #pypchat Literacy Week is special to me. I host games and events all week. Incorporating the TL is a cool thought.
esgo34
9:15 PM
Q7 I choose to run it as a stand alone unit #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:15 PM
#pypchat Has CapitanoAmazing mentioned his personal library of 100s of books he shares with the Yr 4 kids?
whatedsaid
9:15 PM
@kassandraboyd Or even fewer resources than that... We tend to focus on our privileged version of reality :( #pypchat\
BelleVillamarin
9:15 PM
#pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:15 PM
Q7 Why would you integrate literacy week into just one uoi? #hardtochoose #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:15 PM
@DwyerTeacher my point exactly. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:15 PM
@esgo34 either or! Language is tough in this question, each schools calls it something different #pypchat
Mallocup
9:15 PM
@DwyerTeacher @wholeboxndice it's less about resources, more about resourcefulness. Especially when you're stuck between a rock.. #pypchat
haileyj45
9:15 PM
What does Q7 mean? #pypchat
tgaletti
9:15 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Q7. Is it possible (or necessary) to integrate literacy week in the unit? #pypchat
travisattis
9:15 PM
#pypchat Librarian is fab. Provides resources for UOI, readers writers w-shop, math literacy and fun. Electronic devices too!!
wholeboxndice
9:16 PM
@Mallocup @dwyerteacher like that Glenn. You are spot on! #pypchat
tgaletti
9:16 PM
I am totally new to "literacy week" - never done it before. Lots of learning to do here #pypchat
Mallocup
9:16 PM
@wholeboxndice thanks Steve! In the insurance office today, on #pypchat !!
whatedsaid
9:16 PM
What about a literature UOI? We tried this... Do you think it's doable? @kassandraboyd #pypchat
travisattis
9:16 PM
Every week is literacy week :p #pypchat
haileyj45
9:16 PM
@kassandraboyd do u have access to primary sources- kids can talk directly to them #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:16 PM
@CapitanoAmazing what do you do? do yu have a theme? just your class? the whole school? #pypchat
alidevnz
9:16 PM
@ictinclassroom @tgaletti dont like unit boxes either, uoi always changing and boxes cant change fast enough #pypchat
lindawollan
9:16 PM
How do you aggregate online resources for kids? Been using #Netvibes but not happy with recent design changes http://t.co/iyOQzT3y #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:17 PM
@tgaletti everyweek should be literacy week #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:17 PM
@BruceFerrington #pypchat Up to 895 books at current count + 100's of magazines. Great 'resources' in there! http://t.co/LKOc58nL
LindyBuckley1
9:17 PM
Our TL is often in our classrooms as we have macbks. She and we go wherever is best space. #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:17 PM
@DwyerTeacher @wholeboxndice #pypchat for me- anything that facilitates/furthers inquiry
megangraff
9:17 PM
#pypchat I hate when students come to the library looking for resources relating to their UOI and all have already been borrowed by teachers
thammerlund
9:17 PM
@lindawollan could you set up a wiki for resources instead? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:17 PM
@Mallocup You always tweet from the most interesting places for #pypchat
esgo34
9:17 PM
Q7 We get around it by students participaing in Writing Workshops with a focus on the use of literature, author/genre studies etc #pypchat
tgaletti
9:18 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: @tgaletti everyweek should be literacy week #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:18 PM
Q8. What strategies, events, etc have you implemented successfully that contribute effectively making library a hub of the school? #pypchat
alidevnz
9:18 PM
@lindawollan i like livebinders and great to teach kids to use /make their own, useful for student collaboration at exhibition etc #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:18 PM
@haileyj45 I'm fishing for ideas :) #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
9:18 PM
Recently, I like creating a Smore for resources- or just put them together on a google sites page. #pypchat
haileyj45
9:18 PM
@whatedsaid it's doable- we just need a rich central idea:-) #pypchat
tgaletti
9:18 PM
@whatedsaid @kassandraboyd a literature UOI - I could imagine this as a yearlong unit for my weekly library classes #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:18 PM
Nice! RT @DwyerTeacher: @tgaletti everyweek should be literacy week #pypchat
melmac6
9:18 PM
@haileyj45 primary resources very imp for inquiry! #pypchat
haileyj45
9:19 PM
@whatedsaid good thinking & collaboration! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:19 PM
@kassandraboyd Will drop you an email to pick your brains, ok? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:19 PM
@tgaletti Yes! #pypchat
esgo34
9:19 PM
@lindawollan Using LiveBinder, Pinterest, Scoop.it but prefering LiveBinder #pypchat
tgaletti
9:19 PM
@DwyerTeacher I celebrate books every week, every day - does that count? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:19 PM
@alidevnz Ooh have you tried them (livebinders) @lindawollan ? #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:19 PM
Definitely doable when thoughtfully done. RT @whatedsaid: What about a literature UOI? We tried this... Do you think its doable? #pypchat
haileyj45
9:19 PM
@whatedsaid @dwyerteacher @tgaletti totally agree #pypchat
Mallocup
9:19 PM
My very patient claim officer!! #pypchat http://t.co/5XSenFjk
CapitanoAmazing
9:19 PM
@DwyerTeacher #pypchat Something I did at my old school which I will be bringing to the party at Radford. The theme matches Lweek theme.
DwyerTeacher
9:20 PM
@FriedEnglish101 Interesting! What is the role of student created books in the library? A space for sharing budding authors? #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:20 PM
@whatedsaid #pypchat is that like a genre study? Isn't literacy a part of every unit? Would rather see it in authentic contexts than 1 unit
tgaletti
9:20 PM
A8. I just held two parent orientation sessions. I think its important to have parents on board too #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:20 PM
@haileyj45 And @kassandraboyd works in the #ibpyp curriculum office :) #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:20 PM
@haileyj45 @whatedsaid we did one inY5 last year that was literature driven but tied into history through our WWAPAT td theme. #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
9:20 PM
I loved using LiveBinder for a unit recently. Scoop.It was blocked in my old district bc of age restrictions. #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:20 PM
@whatedsaid Sure! #pypchat
FriedEnglish101
9:20 PM
#pypchat any libraries out there incorporating student-contructed (iBook or other) work into your libraries with success? Ideas?
lsacker
9:21 PM
#pypchat seems like mostnofbwhat happens is adult directed
jasongraham99
9:21 PM
@tgaletti yes, my guess is that many parents do not understand the role of the library #pypchat
LadyMedinas
9:21 PM
Got a sheet as a tool to plan when co-teaching.What do YOU use when planning with a partner? #edchat #pypchat http://t.co/It0ubYIo
ictinclassroom
9:21 PM
We have ICT lab but is used as extension of classroom not separate event couldn't TL and Library do the same #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:21 PM
@PiEdPYPer1 Good to have you here Tanya. #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:21 PM
@EduSum Hi Summer... You're not too late for the last 10 minutes of #pypchat come join us!
lindawollan
9:21 PM
RT @whatedsaid: @alidevnz Ooh have you tried them (livebinders) ? #pypchat Have seen but not tried - will look again #pypchat
esgo34
9:21 PM
@DwyerTeacher The big events are isolated. Connecting them to be meaningful experiences certainly is a challenge #pypchat
simondoyle2
9:22 PM
RT @BruceFerrington: RT @BruceFerrington: What should a 21st Century classroom look like? New post at http://t.co/3tZtdE4t #pypchat #acel2012 #math #inquiry ...
BelleVillamarin
9:22 PM
@jasongraham99 @tgaletti #pypchat Agree on PIS to inform parents re value of the LRC.
ictinclassroom
9:22 PM
When we have Book Week, if it can make a strong connection we make one. I don't think it is good to force a connection. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:22 PM
RT @BruceFerrington: RT @BruceFerrington: @FriedEnglish101 #pypchat Love the idea of kids putting their own texts into library. Not too hard to get them pre ...
kassandraboyd
9:22 PM
love this! RT @DwyerTeacher: @FriedEnglish101 What is the role of st created bks in the library? Space 4 sharing budding authors? #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
9:22 PM
@tgaletti Would love to know what you shared @ parent orientation- I have ideas plus time coming up for one... #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:22 PM
@FriedEnglish101 #pypchat Love the idea of kids putting their own texts into library. Not too hard to get them presented professionally.
whatedsaid
9:22 PM
@PiEdPYPer1 Def has to be in all units too. Idea was for more depth. Not entirely successful, but we might try again differently #pypchat
raccooncity
9:23 PM
@stylinlibrarian What's a Smore for resources? #pypchat
lsacker
9:23 PM
#pypchat do any kids select resources for your school libraries.
kassandraboyd
9:23 PM
@PiEdPYPer1 @whatedsaid True, it can't be done in isolation and there might only be 1-2 per school. Integration the ideal. #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:23 PM
@BruceFerrington @FriedEnglish101 #pypchat OF COURSE! We're on it now!
esgo34
9:23 PM
@BruceFerrington @whatedsaid @FriedEnglish101 We also include class creations, art works as well as written pieces #pypchat
haileyj45
9:23 PM
@BruceFerrington @friedenglish101 great idea #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:23 PM
Q8. What strategies, events, etc have you implemented successfully that contribute effectively making library a hub of the school? #pypchat
tgaletti
9:23 PM
A8. Sharing the little success stories, also in informal ways, to encourage others #pypchat
nisc_librarian
9:23 PM
@stylinlibrarian how strictly do you follow the age restrictions of various web2.0 tools? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:24 PM
@whatedsaid Yes, but I stole the idea from somebody, not sure who! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:24 PM
@CapitanoAmazing @bruceferrington Richard really is Amazing! I would have wanted to disappear into that cupboard when I was a kid! #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
9:24 PM
#pypchat
whatedsaid
9:24 PM
@PiEdPYPer1 @wholeboxndice Some of have our brains all fired up by #pypchat and then it's almost bedtime!
CapitanoAmazing
9:24 PM
@lsacker #pypchat They do for my personal library... that's why there's so many Pony Pals and Amulet books. Up to 895 books.
esgo34
9:24 PM
Q8 Provoking thinking randomly throughout the UoIs and using the library as the "provocation room" #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:24 PM
@wholeboxndice thanks! I'm riding the train to school and loving how awake my brain is already today! Great discussion! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:24 PM
@DwyerTeacher Was it you who had the grafitti wall where kids discussed books? #pypchat
stylinlibrarian
9:24 PM
@nisc_librarian Last district I had to be quite careful, otherwise everything I created was blocked when I tried to use it w/s's. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:24 PM
@lsacker Please buy this book list? good idea! #pypchat
Mallocup
9:25 PM
A8: an amazingly passionate and dedicated librarian in @librareanne !#pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:25 PM
@whatedsaid would love to see a whole school book graffiti wall, with real spray paint.... ;) #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:25 PM
Using QR Codes, Ss to use for book reviews, critiques on the 'Books of the Month' #pypchat
melmac6
9:25 PM
@lsacker yes we have a process where kids can recommend books for purchase - Then TL organises it #pypchat
tgaletti
9:25 PM
A8. I think super important is that you make the space and yourself (tl) as much available & welcoming as possible #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:25 PM
@DwyerTeacher We don't steal, we share, we collaborate, we build on... #pypchat
lsacker
9:25 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: @lsacker Please buy this book list? good idea! #pypchat
lsacker
9:26 PM
@melmac6 #pypchat thanks
CapitanoAmazing
9:26 PM
@BruceFerrington @FriedEnglish101 #pypchat hmmmmm the brain is ticking over that right now. Goody!
tgaletti
9:26 PM
@DwyerTeacher @whatedsaid I think I read about it in Donalyn Miller's book "The Book Whisperer". Wonderful idea. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:26 PM
@DwyerTeacher Love your ideas... The usual offer stands :) #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:26 PM
Nice tech integration! RT @jasongraham99: Using QR Codes, Ss to use for book reviews, critiques on the Books of the Month #pypchat
alidevnz
9:26 PM
#pypchat q8 started giving out certificates to kids at assembly if they did remarkable things that match learner profiles in library.
FriedEnglish101
9:26 PM
#pypchat Are we reminding our students that they too can be authors? How well equipped is your library for students to be the writer?
stylinlibrarian
9:26 PM
@raccooncity http://t.co/KDencvsy I love Smore - pgm I learned about last month. Using it for community news + INQ units. #pypchat
esgo34
9:26 PM
Aurasma is another app that is cool too #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:26 PM
@jasongraham99 Yes our @Fionannbir has done some great things with QRcodes #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:27 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice That would be a challenge! #pypchat
haileyj45
9:27 PM
@lsacker yr 6 students chose fiction bks they wanted 4 library last yr & this- loved making choices & process led to discussions #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:27 PM
Confession: I didn't think this topic would be interesting... but I loved it. Loads of great ideas shared #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:27 PM
RT @FriedEnglish101: RT @FriedEnglish101: #pypchat Are we reminding our students that they too can be authors? How well equipped is your library for student ...
megangraff
9:27 PM
@lsacker we take suggestions for books to order from students #pypchat Never enough princess books, eh @librarianinasia ?
DwyerTeacher
9:27 PM
Good Books Matter by Larry Swartz and Shelley Peterson http://t.co/5H0MxG01 #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
9:27 PM
#pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:27 PM
@jasongraham99 #pypchat Like the QR code idea
wholeboxndice
9:28 PM
@FriedEnglish101 that is one of my big goals for the coming year. Our Y5 narratives will get their own shelf next term.#pypchat
whatedsaid
9:28 PM
IMPORTANT: PLEASE RT The next #pypchat will be a half hour earlier. See wiki for details http://t.co/zpEpxjs0
DwyerTeacher
9:28 PM
RT @tgaletti: RT @tgaletti: @esgo34 "the library as a provocation room" - loving it! #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:28 PM
Giving a plug for #learning2 in Beijing next week Oct 11-13. http://t.co/0HMuecAw Follow the hashtag for some great connections #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:28 PM
@whatedsaid Me too, I am swimming with ideas.... #pypchat
alidevnz
9:28 PM
#pypchat QR codes that link to book trailers great for reluctant readers
tgaletti
9:28 PM
@esgo34 "the library as a provocation room" - loving it! #pypchat
FriedEnglish101
9:29 PM
#pypchat any libraries out there use the space as a place for service based learning? link to Room To Read or similar?
DwyerTeacher
9:29 PM
Please add any resources, links, blogs about Libraries and Books on the #pypchat wiki here http://t.co/tucC9x3Z
Fionannbir
9:29 PM
RT @megangraff: RT @megangraff: #pypchat I hate when students come to the library looking for resources relating to their UOI and all have already been ...
jasongraham99
9:29 PM
Thanks everyone! Another awesome #pypchat You librarians rock!
whatedsaid
9:29 PM
@tgaletti Thank YOU. Lots to share... Waiting for you to blog :) #pypchat
thammerlund
9:29 PM
I really like this one my kids love making trailors. RT: @alidevnz: #pypchat QR codes that link to book trailers great for reluctant readers
LindyBuckley1
9:29 PM
RT @whatedsaid: RT @whatedsaid: IMPORTANT: PLEASE RT The next #pypchat will be a half hour earlier. See wiki for details http://t.co/zpEpxjs0
tgaletti
9:29 PM
RT @whatedsaid: RT @whatedsaid: IMPORTANT: PLEASE RT The next #pypchat will be a half hour earlier. See wiki for details http://t.co/zpEpxjs0
stylinlibrarian
9:29 PM
RT @whatedsaid: IMPORTANT: PLEASE RT The next #pypchat will be a half hour earlier. See wiki for details http://t.co/eEjQcixZ #pypchat
melmac6
9:29 PM
Thanks all - bye #pypchat
tgaletti
9:29 PM
@whatedsaid ... and you won't hear me asking for the topic anymore ;) I am so happy about this #pypchat and all I am learning!
jasongraham99
9:29 PM
RT @whatedsaid: RT @whatedsaid: IMPORTANT: PLEASE RT The next #pypchat will be a half hour earlier. See wiki for details http://t.co/zpEpxjs0
DwyerTeacher
9:29 PM
Tonight’s #pypchat archive and resources will be posted here within 48hrs: http://t.co/Uc3K99Px
FriedEnglish101
9:29 PM
@BelleVillamarin #pypchat great idea. what format did you publish in?
tgaletti
9:30 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Please add any resources, links, blogs about Libraries and Books on the #pypchat wiki here http://t.co/tucC9x3Z
wholeboxndice
9:30 PM
RT @esgo34: RT @esgo34: Q8 Provoking thinking randomly throughout the UoIs and using the library as the "provocation room" #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:30 PM
But lets do the next one about Math.. did I say that outloud?! ;) #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:30 PM
@FriedEnglish101 #pypchat Great ? Sadly, as I think on this one, it's not. Ours is more about taking in info than creating and sharing. Hmm
wholeboxndice
9:30 PM
RT @whatedsaid: RT @whatedsaid: IMPORTANT: PLEASE RT The next #pypchat will be a half hour earlier. See wiki for details http://t.co/zpEpxjs0
whatedsaid
9:30 PM
@thammerlund Oh book trailers are great! @jocpyp has done them and kids so engaged #pypchat
Mallocup
9:30 PM
:sigh: if only my "librarians" were interested in this dialogue.. #pypchat
haileyj45
9:30 PM
We cld invite kids to share their writing by placing it in library- provides authentic authentic 4 writing 2! Some wld b inspired #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:30 PM
RT @FriedEnglish101: RT @FriedEnglish101: #pypchat any libraries out there use the space as a place for service based learning? link to Room To Read or similar?
tgaletti
9:30 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Tonight’s #pypchat archive and resources will be posted here within 48hrs: http://t.co/Uc3K99Px
DwyerTeacher
9:30 PM
The next #pypchat will be in 2 weeks. Post your discussion ideas here for future chats.
LindyBuckley1
9:31 PM
Wouldn't you know it. It's raining and one of our circuits tripped. Will have to start from the bottom and read up. Thanks all. #pypchat
esgo34
9:31 PM
Thanks everyone. Great to touch base #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:31 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: Please add any resources, links, blogs about Libraries and Books on the #pypchat wiki here http://t.co/tucC9x3Z
stylinlibrarian
9:31 PM
Two smart tvs in library- put book trailers on them. QR codes are taped up around library for students to use. Goal: in back of bus #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:31 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: But lets do the next one about Math.. did I say that outloud?! ;) #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:31 PM
@DwyerTeacher i know one @BruceFerrington who would be keen for that! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:31 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: RT @DwyerTeacher: The next #pypchat will be in 2 weeks. Post your discussion ideas here for future chats.
LollyEl
9:31 PM
I survived my first #pypchat Im out of breath
whatedsaid
9:31 PM
Thanks to @DwyerTeacher for the great moderation in tonight's #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:31 PM
@DwyerTeacher #pypchat Would I be cheating if I proposed homework?
haileyj45
9:31 PM
@haileyj45 oops authentic audience for writing!! #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
9:31 PM
@FriedEnglish101 #pypchat Traditional binding. Haha. I know. We need to improve. Maybe have it converted to ebook format.
WicksTim
9:31 PM
Google docs ofcourse: RT @LadyMedinas: What do YOU use when planning with a partner? #edchat #pypchat http://t.co/T5LjZ5iq
tgaletti
9:32 PM
@LollyEl well done Lorraine! I am always out of breath too! #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:32 PM
@wholeboxndice @dwyerteacher #pypchat Read my mind!
kassandraboyd
9:32 PM
Thanks to the team for moderating! Great dialogue in today's #pypchat. Ciao for now!
lindawollan
9:32 PM
RT @whatedsaid: IMPORTANT: PLEASE RT The next #pypchat will be a half hour earlier. See wiki for details http://t.co/EyhvDBD4
haileyj45
9:32 PM
Thanks & goodnight to all involved #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:33 PM
Every time we #pypchat it is amazing. Thanks to all the contributors including a host of newbies. Come back in a fortnight for more.
CapitanoAmazing
9:33 PM
#pypchat Thank you, everyone for tonight. That was really great!
lindawollan
9:33 PM
Thanks to all - stimulating hour of #pypchat
tgaletti
9:33 PM
Thanks to our wonderful moderators and everyone participating tonight n #pypchat. Great hour!
PiEdPYPer1
9:33 PM
#pypchat thanks for a great chat! Sweet dreams to those heading off to bed! Bet someone dreams about books!!!
BruceFerrington
9:33 PM
#pypchat Good night all from Brisvegas.
DwyerTeacher
9:33 PM
@CapitanoAmazing hahaha @BruceFerrington; we need to get our classes together! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:34 PM
off to bed, thanks for a great chat #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:34 PM
@wholeboxndice Merci! #pypchat
pam_thompson
9:34 PM
RT @whatedsaid: RT @whatedsaid: IMPORTANT: PLEASE RT The next #pypchat will be a half hour earlier. See wiki for details http://t.co/zpEpxjs0
wholeboxndice
9:34 PM
Top job @DwyerTeacher on a great piece of mod. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:34 PM
@CapitanoAmazing that would be a great topic! I am trying something similar to what are doing now; will blog about it next week #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
9:34 PM
#pypchat
whatedsaid
9:34 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: RT @wholeboxndice: Every time we #pypchat it is amazing. Thanks to all the contributors including a host of newbies. Come back in a fort ...
stylinlibrarian
9:35 PM
@DwyerTeacher Thanks for mod- enjoyed first visit w/chat! #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:35 PM
@tashacowdy missed you too! Next time... #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:35 PM
@tashacowdy Hi Tasha. Next week it starts 30 mins earlier as we are changing our clocks. Hope that works for you. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:36 PM
Thanks to all the team who help make #pypchat come to life incl @whatedsaid @jennysfen @jasongraham99 @DwyerTeacher @Saigon_Eldred
FriedEnglish101
9:36 PM
#pypchat in two weeks: bridging to the MYP? how to's and more...
wholeboxndice
9:37 PM
All the library friends who came tonight, connect with all of our topics, you have seen how valuable we believe you are. #pypchat
tgaletti
9:37 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: RT @wholeboxndice: Thanks to all the team who help make #pypchat come to life incl @whatedsaid @jennysfen @jasongraham99 @DwyerTeacher @ ...
kassandraboyd
9:37 PM
Not quite sure why my pin on the wiki is now in DR Congo! :) #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:37 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: RT @wholeboxndice: Thanks to all the team who help make #pypchat come to life incl @whatedsaid @jennysfen @jasongraham99 @DwyerTeacher @ ...
ictinclassroom
9:37 PM
@nisc_librarian @stylinlibrarian web2.0 age- usually but not always. I visit sites if I find "dangers" I choose something else #pypchat
nisc_librarian
9:38 PM
@stylinlibrarian @nisc_librarian my last school was quite strict too. Took a lot of helpful tools out of the hands of pyp students. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:39 PM
@abiwoldhuis http://t.co/8SSp2ndA or keep your eye on he #pypchat tag!
CapitanoAmazing
9:41 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: RT @wholeboxndice: Thanks to all the team who help make #pypchat come to life incl @whatedsaid @jennysfen @jasongraham99 @DwyerTeacher @ ...