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Thursday, March 12
 

9:00am

R and R for All: Research and Resources with Dr. Russ Conrath
This presentation will benefit educators teaching research and the skills needed to be proficient in the process. It will concentrate on three key programs that will add focus for students who need to master writing and research. The three programs to be covered are Grammarly, Easybib, and Research Ready.

Presenters

Thursday March 12, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Lexington B

9:00am

Research is Easy with EasyBib School Edition and Andi Fansher
EasyBib School Edition is an intuitive citation and research management tool allowing users to create bibliographies, take notes and create outlines on a web-based platform.
,With EasyBib School Edition you can:
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,improve your students' information literacy skills
,effectively encourage plagiarism prevention
,teach website evaluation, an essential research skill
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,It's important for students to support their ideas with research. EasyBib School Edition provides students with the tools to enhance critical thinking skills and research habits.

Presenters

Thursday March 12, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Congaree A-B

2:00pm

Authors in the Round - Secondary
An author panel; meet the authors and learn about their latest books.

Presenters
avatar for Dr. Annette Laing

Dr. Annette Laing

Author/Presenter, Dr. Annette Laing's Non-Boring History
Author of The Snipesville Chronicles series ("Clever and charming time travel"--Kirkus Reviews), historian (PhD, Early America, and publications), performer of non-boring college lectures for kids and teens, public speaker, and, oh, yes, Brit.

Authors
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Alan Gratz

Author of The League of Seven, Prisoner B-3087, Starfleet Academy, Fantasy Baseball, The Brooklyn Nine, and Something Wicked.
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Carrie Ryan

Author of The Map to Everywhere, The Forest of Hands and Teeth, The Dead Tossed Waves, The Dark and Hollow Places, The Dead and Empty World, Foretold, Infinity Ring, and Divide and Conquer.
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Jessica Khoury

Author of Origin and Vitro.
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Megan Miranda

Author of Fracture, Hysteria, Vengance, and Soulprint.
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Sharon Flake

Author of Pinned, Unstoppable, Octobia May, The Skin I'm In, The Broken Bike, Boy and the Queen of 23rd Street, Who Am I Without Him, and Begging for Change.
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Steven Sheinkin

Author of Bomb: the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon, The Port Chicago Disaster: mutiny and the fight for civil rights, Lincoln's Grave Robbers, King George: what was his problem.


Thursday March 12, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Carolina A
 
Friday, March 13
 

11:00am

Science and the school library: a new synergy with April Dawkins
Inquiry, reading for understanding, conducting investigations...these sound like research skills from the AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner. But, actually, these are some of the core practices of the Next Generation Science Standards. Attend this session to gain a better understanding of how science and the school library are natural partners, and you'll leave with tools to convince your science teachers to collaborate!

Presenters

Friday March 13, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Richland A