In this Open Book Webcast, you’ll hear from pediatrician and librarian Dr. Dipesh Navsaria about the importance of information literacy in the time of COVID-19 and what the latest research tells us.
Open Book Webcast
In the ninth episode of the Open Book Webcast, you’ll hear from Tinashe Blanchet, founder of The Learning Laboratory New Orleans, who shares how she turned her hands-on STEM summer camp fully virtual during the pandemic.
In the eighth episode of the Open Book Webcast, you’ll learn about the readers’ advisory book bundle program at Madison Public Library in Wisconsin. This innovative curbside library service connects patrons to materials while inter-library loans are on pause.
In the seventh episode, Elementary Principal Amy Williams joins the Open Book Webcast to share how she’s leading her school community through the pandemic by emphasizing social-emotional wellness.
In the sixth episode of the Open Book Webcast, hear how Librarian Jessica Ryan pivoted to create virtual programming for the children and adults in her community in response to the pandemic. She then met her community’s needs once again by adapting her programming in response to George Floyd’s death.
In the third episode of Demco’s Open Book Webcast, librarian and popular children’s lit podcaster Matthew Winner discusses the role librarians play in supporting students’ social-emotional learning and how children’s literature can help families navigate the turbulent waters of 2020.
In the second episode of Demco’s Open Book Webcast, Art Teacher Mandy Stringer talks about how she had to quickly switch to teaching art virtually during the pandemic and how social-emotional learning became more important than ever in her lessons.
In the first episode of Demco’s Open Book Webcast, Cathy Farley, Director of White County Public Library, talks about what reopening their physical library was like after being closed to the public for seven and a half weeks due to COVID-19 restrictions.