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Check It Out: September 30, 2015

Your weekly news from the OPS Library Services Staff

Feedback to Students

October is Connected Educator Month!

The Connected Educator Month (CEM) initiative networks educators and education stakeholders through connected professional learning experiences worldwide. Over the past three years, millions of educators and others around the world have participated in hundreds of professional development and other educational opportunities, offering highly distributed, diverse, and engaging activities to all stakeholders at all levels.

Led by the American Institutes for Research, Powerful Learning Practice, and Grunwald Associates LLC, the initiative seeks to create a more fully globally connected, evidence-based movement that fosters collaboration and innovation to transform professional learning and effect educational change.  Our key goals in service of this vision include:

Ten Things to Do Before Connected Educator Month Begins

Reminder--NebraskAccess Passwords Expire Soon!

Please be sure to change your NebraskAccess password information to reflect the new password sent to you from the Nebraska Library Commission.  Thank you!

Elementary Team Planning Day October 22nd

Our Team Plan day will be at the Joslyn Art Museum from 8:30-11:30 on Thursday October 22nd.  More details to come!

Asking Questions

Great way to look at questioning for Task Definition.  The questions at the bottom could be great discussion starters for a quick 5-10 min follow-up after reading a story aloud.

https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/G6neuWD_xCmr5g/week-4-reciprocal-reading-guide

Technology Connections

Some of you will get this and giggle.  Some of you may have to Google "Link from Legend of Zelda"

Secondary Display Idea

Elementary Display Idea

Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).