CMTC Learning Commons Presentations
Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2016
Graduate Credit at CMTC
Earn college credit for attending CMTC & implementing something you discovered
Receive 1 to 3 graduate credits as part of your CMTC experience, you must:
1. Register for CMTC online.
2. Register for the PSU class using this form.
3. Select and attend your preferred sessions at CMTC and complete the credit requirements on the syllabus.
4. Complete the PSU form and submit it along with payment and your credit requirements to PSU by February 1, 2017.
5. Grades will be posted by March 1, 2017.
Presentations at CMTC:
The Learning Commons: Blueprint for the Future Ready Library
Wednesday November 30, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Equal access to resources and information literacy skills has never been more important. Explore how creating a learning commons can be at the vanguard of preparing your entire school for future readiness. Learn how collaborative teaching, easily discoverable content, and open access to resources support a future ready school. Rethink library spaces and leave with a refreshed perspective as well as tips, tricks, and hacks to empower students with essential academic and life skills.
From Screwdrivers to Shark Tanks: Meet Competencies Through Collaboration
Thursday December 1, 2016 11:30 a.m.
with Mike Corkery
Learn how students who traditionally used hammers and screwdrivers are now using Samsung tablets, blogs, and a real-world database to document progress, do research, describe projects, and create an innovative invention in the Shark Tank project. A high school English teacher and librarian work together with the Technology Education department (Woodworking, Autos, and Welding) to introduce innovation and technical writing as an intervention for struggling students to meet English competencies.