Monday, July 16, 2018

Let's Go to School This Fall

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Continuing Ed Department is rocking out youth content in their online courses this fall. These courses are great for any youth staffer at any education level. You learn a ton from experts in the field to expand/refresh your knowledge. Plus you earn CEUs!

Here are the youth centered offerings (10% discount for early registration).

Babies in Libraries 
Sept 17-Oct 28 (6 weeks)
Brooke Newberry, a noted early literacy library specialist, guides you to best practices with service to babies and their grown-ups in this wildly popular and oft-repeated course. Learn about development, programs, collections, partnerships, spaces, and more!

Programming for Tweens
Sept 17- Oct 21 (5 weeks)
Amanda Struckmeyer, a noted Tween expert who has worked in both public and school libraries, brings her A game to help you create amazing programming for 8-12 year olds.

Youth Services 101 
Sept 24-Nov 18 (8 weeks)
Perfect for library associates, assistants or directors at small libraries who work with kids but want to know more about what's behind great service. The course content is based on what Master's degree students you'll be in the know. Taught by Marge Loch-Wouters

Coding Together, Learning Together: Starting a Coding Club at Your Library 
Oct 22- Nov 18 (4 weeks)
Casey Ineichen has got you covered on the coding front. No previous tech knowledge is necessary to discover all the ways you can do coding with kids!

And hey, remember, these are just the youth-focused courses! Stop here to check out the nine other fall 2018 courses offered and learn, learn, learn!!

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