IFLA School Libraries is offering a full-day workshop on July 23, 2022, in conjunction with IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress in Dublin, Ireland. The registration for this event, which is being held at CCT College, Dublin, is a very reasonable 30 euros, which includes coffee/tea, pastries and a hot lunch at the five-star Westin Hotel.
The Satellite Meeting, Global Action for School Libraries on Models of Inquiry in the Digital Age, focuses on the instructional role of the school librarian, especially related to inquiry-based learning. It will feature presentations and roundtable sessions with international authors involved in a forthcoming book, co-sponsored by IASL and IFLA School Libraries.
9:00 | Registration Opens | Tea, coffee, and pastries on arrival
9.30 | Welcome | Valerie Glass (France) and Melissa Johnston (USA)
- Introduction of Section Committee members present
10:00 | Overview of the day’s agenda | Barbara Schultz-Jones (USA) and Dianne Oberg (Canada)
- Overview of the models of inquiry book project — introduction of contributors.
- Overview of research underpinning the models of inquiry — the big ideas
- Why models of inquiry are important in teaching and learning
11: 00 | Coffee/tea break
11:30 | Three Models of Inquiry | FOSIL | Darryl Toerien (UK) | Guided Inquiry Design | Buffy Edwards (USA) | Focus on Inquiry | Dianne Oberg (Canada)
- Why was this instructional model chosen (or what were its roots)?
- What are the strengths / special features of the model?
- How has it been disseminated / shared with others?
12:00 | Questions and Answers about the models of inquiry
13:00 | Lunch break
14:15 | Roundtables (20-minutes sessions – three choices for each participant)
- Deep Collaboration by Teacher and Librarian to Develop an Inquiry Mindset | Darryl Toerien (UK)
- Inquiry Learning Initiatives in Japan | Yumiko Kasai, Yoko Noborimoto, and Shiori Ito (Japan)
- Using the Document de Collecte Collection Document with French Secondary Students / Valerie Glass (France)
- Curiosity, Conversation, and Connection Through Guided Inquiry Design | Jenna Nemec-Loise (USA)
- Public School Libraries in Inquiry-Based Learning in Japan | Rei Iwasaki and Mutsumi Ohira (Japan)
15:15 – 16:00 | Sharing of highlights, questions to presenters | Barbara Schultz-Jones (USA)
16:00 – 16:30 | Farewell, invitations to the rest of the conference, special events | Valerie Glass (France) and Melissa Johnston (USA)