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Winter 2024 Training Schedule

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Join us this winter for webinars on updates to the BadgerLink K-12 resource guides and TeachingBooks for Libraries (formerly Book Connections)! Can't attend a session(s) but still interested? Recordings will be shared with registrants and posted to the BadgerLink training page.

February 2024

Updated Grade Level Resource Guides
Tuesday, February 6, 12-12:30 PM
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Learn about BadgerLink's best bet resources for elementary, middle and high school students through the grade level resource guides, newly updated for 2024. Elementary Resource Guide, Middle Resource Guide, and High School Resource Guide will be highlighted as well as ways to put these resources into practice in your classroom and effectively share them with your students and educators.  

Plan for Summer Reading with TeachingBooks for Public Libraries
Tuesday, February 13, 12-12:45 PM
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Get excited about summer reading! Join us for a look at summer reading lists and programming ideas. Inspire independent reading with TeachingBooks resources that let the books and their authors speak for themselves. Explore summer reading lists for all ages. Engage readers with book trailers, Meet-the-Author recordings, and previews. Discover Like Books to enhance reader’s advisory.

Using TeachingBooks at the Public Library
Tuesday, February 20, 12-12:45 PM 
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Engage and inspire readers with resources that can be used both with patrons and behind the scenes. In this session, we will highlight ways to implement resources in your youth services library programming as well as new tools to complement your work to enhance diversity in your library collections. Learn about the Collection Analysis tools and ready-to-use resources for your book clubs and story times, homework help features, and more. 

March 2024

Updated K-12 Subject Area Resource Guides
Tuesday, March 12, 12-12:30 PM 
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Join this webinar to check out BadgerLink's best bet resources for K-12 English Language Arts, National History Day, Social Studies, and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics through BadgerLink resource guides, newly updated for 2024. Each guide will be highlighted as well as ways to put these resources into practice in your classroom and effectively share them with your students and educators. 

Planning Public Library Programs with TeachingBooks
Tuesday, March 19, 12-12:45 PM 
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TeachingBooks resources can help make program planning quick and easy with materials to support story times, book clubs, and more. Explore the wide array of book guides, activity kits, and digital resources that will empower readers both at the library and at home. Find new program inspiration and incorporate ready-to-use materials into existing programs for children and teens.  

Don't see a BadgerLink resource or topic of interest? You can also request personalized training at any time, or schedule an informal chat with Jen on all things BadgerLink!