Conference Materials

We Rise October 2021 Conference Materials

2021 BCTLA Provincial Conference

October 22, 2021

Virtual, BC

Keynote Presentation -Devika Chudy, Marilyn Lunde, Keely Thornton – Video Here

Endnote Presentation – Jael Richardson – Video Here

Copyright and the LLC
  Presented by Lisa Sutherland
Video Here
Rebuilding the LLC Collaborative Model
  Presented by Devika Chudy, Marilyn Lunde, Keely Thornton
Video Here
Explorations in Reading Promotion at the Middle and Secondary Level
  Presented by Nicole Wallace
Video Here
Introduction to Scratch
  Presented by Kai Hutchence
Video Here
SOGI-Inclusive Libraries Presented by Lisa PrinceVideo Here
Facilitating Your School’s Heritage Fair Project
  Presented by Patricia Codling, Charlotte Sakaki, Karen Russell
Video Here
CTRL-F: Simple Verification Skills for a Complex Information Environment
  Presented by Jessica Johnston
Video Here
Inquiry for Equity: Planning and Assessment
  Presented by Andrea LaPointe
Video Here
Library Hacks for New TLs
  Presented by Rhea Woolgar, Emily Huang
Video Here
Loose Parts in the Library Learning Commons: Awaken Creativity, Deepen Critical Thinking and Empower Learning (K-7)
  Presented by Andrea Wallin, Marianne Vande Pol, Nicole Gorman, Melisa Hunter, Rick Rhynolds
Video Here
Zentangle for Beginners
  Presented by Tamara DeFord
Video Here
Clips & Micro:bits: Using Your MakerSpace to Amplify Your School Story
  Presented by Andrea Hunter-Mogg
Video Here
Outreach and Virtual Resource from the Royal BC Museum
  Presented by Kim Gough
Video Here
Local Union Leadership and the Teacher-Librarian
  Presented by Sarah Wethered
Video Here
How to Teach Humour for Stress Relief, Life Skills and Fun!
  Presented by Susan Carter
Video Here
Mindful Self Compassion for Educators
  Presented by Dominique Sullivan
Video Here
Applying the Engineering Design Cycle: Mars Rover Challenge
  Presented by Marlee Hamilton, Daisy Wan
Video Here
New South Asian Canadian Educator Resources
  Presented by Shayla Starcheski, Kim Gough
Video Here
How to be an Antiracist: Teacher-Library Edition
  Presented by Andrea LaPointe
Video Here
Designing LLC Environments that Invite Engagement
  Presented by Rebeca Rubio, Kelly Johnson
Video Here
Diversity Resources for French Immersion
  Presented by Leisbet Beaudry
Video Here
Building Visual Media Literacy Skills
  Presented by Kim Davidson, Jessica Johnston
Video Here

Think Beyond the Book

2020 BCTLA Provincial Conference

October 23, 2020

Virtual, BC

No resources available.

Dewey to Diversity

2019 BCTLA Provincial Conference

October 25, 2019

Surrey, BC

Keynote Presentation -Not available

PresentationSession Materials
OMG! I Have to Teach Bibliographies    Presented by Sarah Wethered   Full notes from the presentation available:    Access Here   

Challenge Accepted

2018 BCTLA Provincial Conference

October 19, 2018

Richmond, BC

Keynote Presentation – Toni Samek – Video Here  -Slides Here

PresentationSession Materials
A Virtual Library Learning Commons – Yes, You Can Do It!   Presented by Joanie Proske and Caleigh Jecks  PPT with speakers’ notes available:   Download Here
Coding Unplugged: No Screens, No Worries!   Presented by Sheri Kinney  PPT notes available:   Download Here Supporting materials Here
Creating Safe and Inclusive LGBTQ+ Spaces in the School Library   Presented by Christopher Knapp  PPT notes available:   Download Here Support Materials Here
Embark on a Heritage Inquiry!   Presented by Sarah McLeod and Sarah IbisterWorkshop Handout Here
Evaluating Resources Using the CRAAP Method   Presented by Kathy MillerEvaluation handout Here   Support Materials Here
Facing the Challenge of Being a New(ish) Teacher-Librarian   Presented by Emiline DownsPPT notes available:   Download Here
Fake News   Presented by Jennifer WeisnerLivebinder Here
Library Advisory Councils – Getting Teens Actively Involved in Charting Your Course   Presented by Joanie ProskePPT with speakers’ notes available:   Download Here
Library Supported Inquiry   Presented by Martha Cameron, Leigh Husieff and Maureen McDonoughPPT notes available:   Download LSI Handout
Practical Ideas and Workable Solutions for Integrating MakerEd & Digital Creation in the LLC   Presented by Ann CrosslandWebsite from presentation   Available Here
OMG! I Have to Teach Bibliographies   Presented by Sarah WetheredPPT notes available:   Download Here Support Materials Here

Transformational Storytelling

2018 BCTLA Summer Institute
August 26-27 2018
Kamloops, BC

A link t the entire conference summary can be found at – 2018 BCTLA Summer Institute Resources.

Oral Stories and Traditions (Secwepemc Culture)Core Competency PBs (Links to Core Competency specific titles)
Indigenous Book Title TastingBook Tasting Menu (Hyperlink)   Indigenous Book Title Template (Hyperlink)
A Visible Thinking Strategy: Connect, Extend, Challenge (Innovation Grant Project)Presenter Bios (pdf)   Innovation Grant Project Storytelling Presentation(.pptx download) Legends that Teach: Roxane and Kenthen’s Presentation(pptx. download)

Heroic Efforts

2016 BCTLA Provincial Conference
October 21, 2016
Burnaby, BC

Leisbet BeaudryFrench Language Resources For The New Curriculum (.pptx download)
Cathy FowlerStorytelling In The Learning Commons (link)
Dayna HartAn Overview Of Virtual Field Trips (.pptx) & Virtual Field Trips Poster (pdf)
Martha Cameron,
Leigh Husieff &
Maureen McDonough
Library Supported Inquiry (link to site) &
Handout (pdf)
Gwyneth Jones (link to all presentations)
Kelly KippPassion Projects! A Magical Mix Of Collaboration, Genius Hour,
And The Points of Inquiry
Lisa Nerpio & Brenda HainCreating A Community Of Readers (pdf)
Picture Book Award: Ideas (pdf) & Overview (pdf) & Aboriginal Resource Bulk Order List (pdf) & Picture Book Awards Forms: Sign Out (xlsx) & Small Medal (pdf) & Large Medal (pdf) &
BCTF 100 Books Materials: Poster (pdf) & Ballot (pdf) & Speed Book Review Materials: Book Talk (pdf) & Self Assessment (pdf)
Wynter OakesSupporting Implementation of the Re-Designed Curriculum Through The Library Learning Commons (pptx download)
Liz SchulzeCivic Engagement In The Digital Age (pdf)
Phyllis SimonFresh New Books To Enrich Your Libraries (link)
Dominique SullivanGoogle Classroom for Beginners (link)
Dominique Sullivan &
Megan Fulgueras
Introduction To Coding K-12 (link)
Wendy TraasPop-Up Makerspaces In The Library (pptx download) & Presentation Passport (pdf)
Sarah Wethered &
Janis Bridger
Moving Toward A Learning Commons (pptx download) & Why Move Toward A Learning Commons? Summary (pdf) & Advocating For Middle School Library Learning Commons (pptx download)
Trina Zuyderduyn Spread The (Spoken) Word: Celebrating Culture In The Learning Commons (pptx download) & Resource Links (pdf)

Charting New Paths

2015 BCTLA Provincial Conference
October 23, 2015
Surrey, BC

Leisbet BeaudryDeveloping An Elementary French Learning Commons (.docx)
Richard BeaudryFreedom of Expression & Intellectual Freedom In School Libraries (.pdf)
Jessica BoninMinecraft: Digging Into A World of Creativity (link) & Geocaching: A Worldwide Treasure Hunt (pdf)
Martha Cameron & Maureen McDonoughLibrary Skills & Knowledge To Take You From High School to College (.pptx)
Amanda ChuraPromoting The School Library: Collaborative Ideas (link)
Anna CroslandGeorges Vanier Learning Commons (link)
Michelle DavisThe Virtual Learning Commons (link)
Lisa Domeier De SuarezMakerspaces Demystified (link to presentation on Dropbox)
Emiline DownsNew To The Library? This Workshop Is For You (.ppsx)
Moira EkdahlKristin Fontichiaro In Summary (.docx) & Inquiry Teacher Start-Up Package (link) & From School Libraries to Library Learning Commons: Magazine format (link) & From School Libraries to Library Learning Commons: Magazine format (link) & Points of Inquiry: Magazine format (link)
Deborah HodgeClassroom Activities for Teachers (link)
Michelle Labonte & Leanne BerryMaker Education Ideas (.pdf) & Not A Stick Activity Handout (.docx)
Kathy Leko, Emiline Downs, Dawne Murray & Leigh HusieffAnd The Winner Is…: Developing A Young Readers’ Choice Program (.pptx)
Val Martineau & Liz Sansoucy-JonesAdvocacy (.pptx) & Sample Board Presentation (.ppt) & Tips Pamphlet (.pdf)
Lori Sherritt-FlemingBuilding a “Living Library” (.pdf)
Phyllis SimonBCTLA Conference 2015 Fiction (link) & BCTLA Conference 2015 Non-Fiction (link) & BCTLA Conference 2015 Picturebooks (link)
Dominique SullivanTurning your Library from a Tech Zero to a Tech Hero (link) & Technology Barriers and Considerations (.pdf) & Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher-Librarians (link) & Imagine the Possibilities (video) & Cybersmart: Staying Safe Online (link to book purchase site)
Jennifer TiecheIndigenizing the Library Learning Commons (link)
Hazel TurnerLibGuides Presentation (.pptx) & Additional Resources
Sandra WaltherLinking ELL to the Learning Commons  (link) &  Presentation Resources (link)
Curtis WiebeCoding, Makerspaces, Apps, Digital Citizenship (link) & Curtis’s Professional Connection Site (link)
Trina ZuyderduynHuman Libraries: A How-To Guide for TLs (link)

Whet N’ Wild in Rainy Haney

2013 BCTLA Provincial Conference
October 25, 2013
Maple Ridge, BC

Dr. Joanne De Groot,  Dr Jennifer Branch &
Miriam Gilbert
Real Life Literacy and Digital Citizenship PowerPoint presentation & The Rules of the Road video
Philip BalcaenKeynote pdf presentation
Heather DalyMaking Sense of Copyright Law pdf presentation & Making Sense of Copyright Law webinar

We’re In! Inquire, Inspire, Innovate

2012 BCTLA Provincial Conference
October 18-19, 2012
Coquitlam, BC

Deborah HodgeTeacher’s Guide links
Lisa Domeier de SuarezTwitter: Best Pro‐D Ever in 140 Characters presentation & Digital Storytelling with iPads presentation
Jean PrevostInquiry for K-5 Students: Curious Minds Want to Know glog
Angela Monk &
Martha Cameron
Library to Learning Commons presentation
Karen FergusonInspire Reading notesheet
Gordon PowellRessources numériques en français site & Worldbook and EBSCO Host: A Research Dynamic Duo site
Stephanie Argent, Emiline Downs & Maureen McDonoughMake Your Library Say “WOW!”:
resource links | learning commons
Adrienne GearGreat New Books – Great New Lessons (Primary) book list & Great New Books – Great New Lessons (Intermediate) book list
Joanie ProskeKeep Calm and Carry On: Managing Your Secondary School Library wiki
Aaron MuellerE‐Books, E‐Readers and School Libraries slides
Bonnie McComb &
Joan Saunders
The Power of Choice: Book Clubs Work in Secondary School: presentation (ppt) | guidebook
Dr. Joanne De GrootParticipatory Culture… video of session and handouts & Inspiring Readers: Innovative Ideas for Developing a Reading Culture LiveBinder
Dr. Anne EwbankAdvocacy, Action, and Answers: Building Influence for the Teacher‐Librarian: presentation (ppt) | dependency map handout (ppt) | worksheet
Chris Kennedy“Leading from the Library” Keynote video of session & What a Teacher Makes video (used in presentation)

Reaching Out…

2011 BCTLA Provincial Conference
October 20-22, 2011
Burnaby, BC

Doug JohnsonKeynote and Session Materials
Gordon PowellThe “Swiss Army” Teacher-Librarian and other session materials
Nicola KuhnEvidence-Based Practice &Practice What You Teach… article
Lisa Domeier de Suarez & Jennifer McLeanAre You Irreplaceable? Innovate and Save Your Job! & Library Science for the Future
Sylvia ZubkeIs This What a Learning Commons Looks Like at an Elementary School?
Alison HewittGuiding Inquiry & Sharing the Process (join and contribute!)
Jean Prevost & Anita KoGetting There: First Steps toward Developing a Culture of Inquiry in an Elementary School
Deborah HodgeTrue Stories, Well Told: Researching and Writing Engaging Nonfiction for Children (classroom activities available on Deborah’s website)
Crystal StranaghanIntegrating Technology (Smartphones, iPads & Other Gadgets) into your Classroom or Library
Angela MonkThe 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools: Prezi, Glogs, Blogs, Museum Box, Popplets and more! Agenda and Examples