Back to School In-Service Day for CPS Elementary and High School Librarians





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Date:
Friday, September 4, 2009 (Citywide Teacher Institute Day)

Time:
8:00am to 8:30am Registration
8:30am to 2:45pm Program

Location:
Hermann Union Hall - Illinois Institute of Technology
3941 South Federal (Free parking at U.S. Cellular Field Parking Lot)

Some of the Librarian Topics to be Presented:
- Using CIM to Help Prepare Students for 21st Century Learning
- CPS On Demand and CPS Live Demonstrations
- Presentations from the Chicago Public Library, Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago History Museum
- New Librarian Workshop
- Collaboration Units Showcase
- SOAR Automation Information Session
- Parallel Universe: Your Student(s) With Autism

Please register for this event at PDCentral using course number #1846.

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Workshop Handouts






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Art Institute of Chicago - http://www.artic.edu/aic/


Chicago History Museum - http://www.chicagohs.org/
1. Great Chicago Stories - www.greatchicagostories.org
This collection of 12 historical fiction narratives is based on the Museum-’s collection and also features unit plans written by local
teachers and an interactive history map with then-and-now images of the city.
2. “The Best of the Fair” - http://www.chicagohistory.org/greatchicagostories/worldsfair/index.php
CHM’s session on Sept. 4 focuses on one narrative in particular, “The Best of the Fair,” about the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893.
3. My Chicago - http://www.chicagohistory.org/mychicago/
My Chicago is a set of ten lessons that use the symbols on the city’s flag as a framework to investigate its history. In Activity 4,
students can learn about two World’s Fairs that were held in Chicago.
4. CHM Education - http://www.chicagohistory.org/education
Teachers can always visit the Education section of our website to plan a field trip, find out about upcoming teacher programs, and
download free classroom resources.



Collaboration Units Showcase






Contact the Department of Libraries and Information Services at 773/553-6210 for more information.