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Welcome Teacher Librarians and #tlchat friends to this planning place for our regular Twitter chats!

TL Chat will take place the 2nd Monday of each month at 8 pm ET (unless there is a holiday or natural disaster).
#TLChat LIVE! Twitter chat session will follow a Q1/A1 format. Leading questions will be asked using Q1, Q2, etc. Please provide input/answers/links/etc to each question using the corresponding A1, A2, etc. so that the conversation can be followed easier.


2016-2017 Moderator CalendarPlease click HERE to volunteer to be a moderator for #TLChat LIVE! Twitter Chat Sessions
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Volunteers for provoking/sustaining the chat
1. Joyce Valenza @joycevalenza
2. Deb Schiano @debschi
3. Linda Dougherty @ljdougherty
4. Nikki Robertson @NikkiDRobertson
5. Shannon Miller @shannonmmiller
6. Tiff Whitehead @librarian_tiff
7. Gwyneth Jones @GwynethJones
8. Jane Lofton @jane_librarian
9. Michelle Luhtala @mluhtala
10. Sarah Wendorf @pageintraining
11. Jennifer LaGarde @jenniferlagarde
12. Lisa Perez @leperez1
13. Colette Cassinelli @ccassinelli
14. Richard Snyder @mr_snyderman

If you want to be a TLChat conversation moderator volunteer & added to this list please contact: @NikkiDRobertson

Here’s a nice warning for your followers of the upcoming chat, shamelessly stolen from Jerry B (Cybraryman)
Good evening. My tweets for the next hour will be devoted to moderating #TLChat Pardon heavy stream, feel free to join us!





2016-2017 Season

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MODERATORS: Susan Grisby & Nikki D Robertson
DATE: October 10, 2016
TIME: 8 pm ET
TOPIC: Social Media: What is your role as a school librarian?
Transcript from Participate Learning Chat







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MODERATORS: Diane Mankowski & Kristen Mattson
DATE: September 19, 2016
TIME: 8 pm ET
TOPIC: Helping Fellow Teachers Find Success in the Digital Age
Transcript from Participate Learning Chat
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2015-2016 Season

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May 9, 2016 at 8 pm ET

Topic: Finishing the year strong

Transcript of the chat.





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April 11, 2016 at 8 pm ET

Topic: Rethinking library spaces & learning space design

Transcript of April Chat

March 14, 2016 at 8 pm ET

Topic: Bringing MakerSpace & Creativity Into Your Library

Transcript of chat
View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE
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February 8, 2016 at 8 pm ET

Topic: Creating a Lasting Impression on Students via the Library


View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE

Creating a lasting impression on students via the library

32.4%
Booktalk! Must reads for you & your students

16.2%
Promoting Reading in your library & school

21.6%
Avoiding burnout (when you're doing it all)

29.7%


January 2016

Topic:What will you take on in 2016? What is something that you want to put behind you? Let's discuss refreshing our practice in 2016!
View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE.

December 2015 "Info Overload? Keeping up without losing focus and balance"
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Transcript of Chat
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Topic: Must Have Tools 4 TLs Digital Leadership Toolbox

View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE.

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Topic: Tech Tools for TLs


The #TLchat LIVE! Participant link. HERE
View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE
View Evernote Twitter Convo HERE

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TOPIC: Student Voice

Monday, September 21, 2015

8:00 pm ET

The #TLChat LIVE! Archive link click HERE
View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE

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2014-2015 Season

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TOPIC: School Libraries Transform Learning (http://bit.ly/1u7Xkxa)


Monday, May 11, 2015

8:00 pm ET

The #TLChat LIVE! Archive link click HERE
View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE


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TOPIC: Digital Citizenship: How does your library program promote it at your school?

Monday, April 13, 2015

8:00 pm ET

The #TLChat LIVE! Archive link click HERE
View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE



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TOPIC: How can we optimize the library as a place where we help students learn what THEY want to learn?

Monday, February 9, 2015

8:00 pm ET

The #TLChat LIVE! Archive link click HERE
View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE





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TOPIC: STEAM in the library. How do you support it?

Monday, January 12, 2015

8:00 pm ET

The #TLChat LIVE! Archive link click HERE
View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE




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TOPIC: Collection development in the digital age: How are you growing your collection to reflect the transition to digital learning environments?

Monday, December 15, 2014

8:00 pm ET

The #TLChat LIVE! Archive link click HERE
View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE



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TOPIC: Holiday Decorating, Displays, and Program Ideas

Moderated by @GwynethJones & @Librarian_Tiff

Monday, November 10, 2014

8:00 pm ET

The #TLChat LIVE! Archive link click HERE
View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE


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TOPIC: Breaking Down The Walls: Making Meaningful Global Connections

Monday, October 13, 2014

8:00 pm ET

The #TLChat LIVE! Archive link click HERE
View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE


TL News Night!

Going LIVE on the 3rd Monday of each Month!

This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Did we mention it was LIVE?

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Past TLChat Archives

TOPIC: Reflections & Predictions From Your Library
The #TLChat LIVE! archive from May 12, 2014 can be accessed HERE

TOPIC: Hacking traditional notions of the library: collection, instruction, reading, space/design, budget, walls, rules, and especially expectations.

The #TLChat LIVE! archive from April 14, 2014 can be accessed

TOPIC: Library Promotions: What, Where, When, Who, How & WHY?!
The #TLChat LIVE! archive from March 10, 2014 can be accessed HERE

TOPIC: From Library to Learning Commons: Tips, Tricks, Must Do's & Pitfalls to Avoid

The #TLChat LIVE! archive from February 10, 2014 can be accessed HERE

TOPIC: Questions Librarians Need To Answer starring @jenniferlagarde & @blueskunkblog

The #TLChat LIVE! archive from January 13, 2014 can be accessed HERE
TOPIC: Kindergartners Can't Research. Research Tips & Tricks for Grades K-12.
The #TLChat LIVE! archive from December 9, 2013 can be accessed HERE

TOPIC: Collaboration: Tips, Tricks & Hints

The #TLChat LIVE! archive from November 11, 2013 can be accessed HERE.
TOPIC: Libraries & Connected Learning: Embracing a Participatory Culture
The #TLChat LIVE! archive from October 14, 2013 can be accessed HERE.
TOPIC: Back To School- Follow up from TL Virtual Cafe Webinar
The #TLChat LIVE! archive from September 16, 2013: http://bit.ly/14ciKiW
Season Finale #TLChat LIVE! NEW NIGHT: Tuesday, June 4th at 8 pm ET




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TOPIC: Maker Spaces-How To Make It Happen In Your Library


Monday, September 15, 2014


8:00 pm ET


http://nurph.com/TLChat/chats/772

The #TLChat LIVE! Archive link click HERE

View a "Replay" of the chat via Nurph HERE







The #TLChat LIVE! archive from June 4, 2013:
http://storify.com/nikkidrobertson/tlchat-live-season-finale-archive-6-4-2013
TOPIC: Branding or ReBranding Your Library: The How, Why & Now
The #TLChat LIVE! archive from May 13, 2013: http://bit.ly/10ExBgN

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TOPIC: EBooks: Advice, Resources, Recommendations, Marketing, etc.
The #TLChat LIVE! archive from April 15, 2013: http://bit.ly/117q8cp

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Topic: Harnessing the Power of Collaboration with the Common Core
The #tlchat LIVE! archive from March 11, 2013: http://bit.ly/16nlKZM
SlideShare of tweets here:


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Topic: Building [[#|Your]] PLN & how to encourage teachers to become connected educators
The #tlchat LIVE! archive from February 11, 2013: http://bit.ly/U7REW8
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Topic: Get Those Books Moving-Advertising and Display Ideas for The New Year
The #tlchat LIVE! archive from January 14, 2013

Did you miss the simultaneous Google+ Hangout?
Catch the action on YouTube
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Topic: Supporting teachers w/Common Core
The #tlchatLive! from Dec. 10, 2012 Archive
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Supporting Teachers with Common Core: A #TLChat Recap by @NikkiDRobertson

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Topic: Book Clubs: Getting Them Started/Keeping Them Going

November Archive: http://tlchat.wikispaces.com/TL_Chat_Archive_Sept12

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Topic: New Tech Tools & How You Are Using Them!

October Archive: http://tlchat.wikispaces.com/Oct+8+2012
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#TLChat Pinterest Board for 10/08/2012:

September Archive: http://tlchat.wikispaces.com/TL_Chat_Archive_Sept12

September 17, 2012 #TLChat infographic
(Infographic by @JenniferLaGarde)
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