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Chat Committee Chat - January 2, 2014

by Amy Graves (non-member) on Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 12:33 pm

Online Doc C&T Committee Quarterly Report: December 15, 2013

by Amy Graves (non-member) on Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 02:52 pm
Reporting Period*: December 15
Name of Committee or Task Force*:
Reporting Period*: December 15
Name of Committee or Task Force*: Children and Technology Committee
Priority Group Area *: Professional Development (PGC VII)
Current Chair(s)*: Amy Graves
Chair's Email*: agraves@manchesternh.gov
Co-Chair's email (if applicable):  
Incoming Chair (if known):  
Committee/Task Force Members*: Amy Graves (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Liz Fraser (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Robin L. Gibson (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Rachel Keeler (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Melanie A. Lyttle (Member, July 31, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Dr. Marianne Martens (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Rachael Lee Medina (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Andrea Vernola (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Cen Campbell (Virtual Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Ms. Melissa Zymboly Depper (Virtual Member, November 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Work accomplished since last scheduled meeting.*: As a virtual committee, we meet twice monthly using ALA Connect chat. Since the last reporting period, we have continued our ongoing projects: posting to the ALSC blog; contributing to Children and Libraries; maintaining the Children & Technology Interest Group in ALA Connect; and generating topics and questions for ALSC's monthly Twitter chats. We also created a survey for the membership regarding the Twitter chats.
Summarize discussion, decisions reached, and follow-up action needed (objectives, timetable, and assignments) since your last meeting.*: Our committee meetings are publicly available in ALA Connect. Our discussions focus on the projects we work on. We have a schedule laid out for ALSC blog posts and Children and Libraries articles. We will continue to work on the Twitter chats during our meetings. We are also working to provide ALSC with feedback on a partnership request.
How have the committee/task force’s activities since the last meeting supported and furthered ALSC’s Strategic Plan? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/stratplan*: Our committee work supports the education goal area of ALSC's strategic plan. Our ongoing work on blog posts, interest group posts, Children and Libraries articles, and Twitter chats support professional development (objective 1).
Please list other ALSC committees you think you could be collaborate with on issues or projects to help further your work::  
Do you have any suggestions for future education topics, publications, or resources (such as toolkits) to be developed based on the committee’s work? Please be as detailed as possible.: The committee is discussing the possibility of creating a resource guide for using technology with young children in a library setting, geared toward librarians who are just getting started using new media with kids. Resources could include articles, reports, blog posts, and review sources. This project is in an early brainstorming stage.
If you are a virtual committee or task force, what is your primary method for holding meetings or communicating?: Email, Regularly scheduled ALA Connect discussions/chats
When you communicate electronically, how are you preserving the work of the committee for the next committee?*: using ALA Connect and our committee wiki
Has the committee recently reviewed the function statement to ensure it meets the responsibilities of the priority group area and facilitates the implementation of the ALSC Strategic Plan? Note: Recommendations should be submitted to Organizations & Bylaws. *: Yes
For non book and media award chairs- Did you attend or watch the online committee/task force orientation? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms (Award/Notable chairs attend a face-to-face orientation).*: Yes
If you are the chair of a virtual committee/task force, have you reviewed the resources available in the Best Practices for Virtual Committee Work wiki? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms*: Yes
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Chat Committe Chat - December 5, 2013

by Amy Graves (non-member) on Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 12:32 pm

Chat Committee Chat - November 21, 2013

by Amy Graves (non-member) on Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 12:29 pm

Chat Committee Chat - November 7, 2013

by Amy Graves (non-member) on Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 12:32 pm

Chat Committee Chat - October 17, 2013

by Amy Graves (non-member) on Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 12:26 pm

Chat Committee Chat - October 3, 2013

by Amy Graves (non-member) on Thu, Oct 3, 2013 at 12:27 pm

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by Melissa Depper on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 08:21 am

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Chat Committee Chat - September 19, 2013

by Amy Graves (non-member) on Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 12:25 pm

Online Doc C&T Committee Quarterly Report: September 15, 2013

by Amy Graves (non-member) on Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 04:01 pm
Reporting Period*: September 15
Name of Committee or Task Force*: Children and Technology Committee
Reporting Period*: September 15
Name of Committee or Task Force*: Children and Technology Committee
Priority Group Area *: Professional Development (PGC VII)
Current Chair(s)*: Amy Graves
Chair's Email*: agraves@manchesternh.gov
Co-Chair's email (if applicable):  
Incoming Chair (if known):  
Committee/Task Force Members*: Amy Graves (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014) Liz Fraser (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015) Robin L. Gibson (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015) Rachel Keeler (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015) Melanie A. Lyttle (Member, July 31, 2012, to June 30, 2014) Dr. Marianne Martens (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015) Ms. Rachael Lee Medina (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015) Andrea Vernola (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014) Cen Campbell (Virtual Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014) Ms. Melissa Zymboly Depper (Virtual Member, November 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Work accomplished since last scheduled meeting.*: As a virtual committee, we meet twice monthly using ALA Connect chat. Since the last reporting period, we've continued to post to the ALSC blog; worked with the Digital Content Task Force to provide feedback on a survey they created for the ALSC membership; continued to come up with topics and questions for ALSC's monthly Twitter chats; and came up with questions and moderated the discussion for the ALSC community forums on new media that happened in August.
Summarize Committee discussion, any decisions reached, and follow-up action needed, including suggestions for future programs or publications based on the committee’s work.*: Our committee meetings are publicly available in ALA Connect. Our discussions are focused on the projects we work on, which are discussed in other questions in this report.
How have the committee/task force’s activities since the last meeting supported and furthered ALSC’s Strategic Plan? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/stratplan*: Our committee work supports the education goal area of ALSC's strategic plan. Our work on the Twitter chats and our blog posts enhance professional development (objective 1). Our work on the ALSC community forums focused on new and emerging technologies (objective 2).
What are your objectives, timetable, and assignments for work to do between now and the next committee/task force meeting?*: We will continue to work on topics and questions for the Twitter chats on a monthly basis. We are creating a survey about the Twitter chats to see what we could be doing better, to go out this fall. We have a "book club" planned to start in October in the Children and Technology Interest Group on ALA Connect, discussing Lisa Guernsey's book about how screen time affects children from birth to age five. We will continue to post to the ALSC blog monthly and write for Children and Libraries quarterly.
When you communicate electronically, how are you preserving the work of the committee for the next committee?*: Email, Regularly scheduled ALA Connect discussions/chats
What type of research would relate and assist the work of your committee/task force and ultimately the implementation of the ALSC strategic plan?*: We are always looking for research about the effects of screen time for young children. This would inform our work to educate the membership about new technologies.
When you communicate electronically, how are you preserving the work of the committee for the next committee?*: using ALA Connect and our committee wiki
Has the committee recently reviewed the function statement to ensure it meets the responsibilities of the priority group area and facilitates the implementation of the ALSC Strategic Plan? Note: Recommendations should be submitted to Organizations & Bylaws. *: Yes
For non book and media award chairs- Did you attend or watch the online committee/task force orientation? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms (Award/Notable chairs attend a face-to-face orientation).*: Yes
If you are the chair of a virtual committee/task force, have you reviewed the resources available in the Best Practices for Virtual Committee Work wiki? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms*: Yes
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To educate and encourage youth librarians to be leaders on technology issues in their institutions. To identify technology issues impacting youth librarians and to disseminate information to the membership on these issues through programs, training opportunities, and publications both traditional and electronic.

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