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Elementary LMS PD May 2019




1. Brain Smart Start



2. National Standards for School Libraries


Please refer to: 

AASL Standards Framework for School Libraries

AASL Position Statement: Role of the School Library Program


Model: Collaborate


Expert Groups: 



Jigsaw Groups/ 3-2-1

Share the information learned in your Expert Group and then use your foldable to list 3 Key Ideas, 2 Examples and 1 Question for each Shared Foundation.  




Use the Goals Sheet to record your goals for continued development of your school library program. 


Submit your Goals Sheet as a view only shared link (see directions below) using the Goals Form

  • In Microsoft Word, click on Share in the upper right hand corner. 
  • Click on "OneDrive- Baltimore County Public Schools" to upload the Goals Tracker to your OneDrive account. 
  • On the Send Link window, Click on "Anyone with the link can edit" 
  • Under Other Settings, uncheck "Allow editing"
  • Click "Apply" 
  • Click on "Copy Link"  and wait for the sharing link to be created. Click "Copy". Go to the Goals Form and past your link as a response to Question 2. 










3. ORM, Slam Dunk, and Independent Research Audit


Please consider your use of the Online Research Models, Slam Dunks and Independent Research Unit in order to complete this anonymous Audit Form independently. If you wish to be contacted for clarification of your responses, you may add your name at the end of the form.

 4. Announcements



  • BCPL Summer Reading Challenge
    • 2019 Theme: "A Universe of Stories" - celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
    • Participants are encouraged to explore space through engaging programs, literature, technology, arts, and more. 
    • See the Summer Reading wiki page for details & resources (currently being updated for 2019).
    • Reserve a SNEAKS costume for your school-based Summer Reading Kickoff event by May 17. 


  • Save the Dates!
    • Independent Research Symposium
      • May 20, 2019, 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. @ Dundalk HS
    • Summer Library Institute 
      • June 18, 2019, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. @ Pikesville HS
    • August Professional Study Day
      • August 28, 2019, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. @Dundalk HS


  • Summer Professional Learning Workshops for LMS
    • Inquiry and Research - Dates/Location TBA 


  • Farewells