PDST LITERACY CONFERENCE 2015 - UNLOCKING THE DOOR TO LEARNING

A READING SPACE IN EVERY SCHOOL
 
 

This workshop will focus on the importance of creating time and space for reading in schools. Practical strategies for setting up a library or reading space will be shared, together with suggestions for developing a print rich environment across the whole school.

 

PRESENTER BIOGRAPHIES

 

 

Kathleen Moran is Senior Librarian with the JCSP Demonstration Library Project. She worked for over 20 years at all levels of the public library service in Waterford City, including a two-year period as Acting City Librarian.  She spent four years as JCSP school librarian in St. Paul's Community College Waterford before progressing to her current position of Senior Librarian with responsibility for management of the Project at a national level.  
 
 
Barbara Davis has been working as a JCSP librarian since 2010. Her library is located in Presentation Secondary School, an all girl school in the heart of Liberties, Dublin. After graduating from NUIM in 2006 with a B.A. in Media Studies and English, she went on to study Popular Literature in Trinity College, where she was awarded an M.Phil. In 2009 she completed a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Science in University College Dublin. 
 
Joe Kelly has been JCSP Librarian in Trinity Comprehensive School Ballymun since 2008. The most enjoyable and rewarding aspect of this time has been the coordination of the In Pieces project. The book has been included on the Junior Cycle English Text List for First Year. Joe has been a judge for the CBI Children’s Book of the Year Award as well as being a member of the panel that selected the current Laureate na nÓg, Eoin Colfer and is a regular contributor of book reviews to Inis Magazine.
 
WORKSHOP MATERIAL

 

 

Workshop Presentation

 

 

 

 
 
Reading corner guidelines

 

 

 

 

You can download a copy of the Reading corner guidelines by click here.

 

Jcsp library project - Recommended reading 

 

 

 

 

You can download a copy of the Jcsp library project - Recommended reading document by click here.

 
Jcsp library project - Reading promotion strategies

 

 

 

 

You can download a copy of the Jcsp library project - Reading promotion strategies by click here.

 
Jcsp library project  Reading promotion - 10 great opening lines

 

 

 

 

You can download a copy of the Jcsp library project  Reading promotion - 10 great opening lines by click here.

 
Jcsp library project  Reading promotion - 10 great halloween reads