Classroom 2.0 LIVE! - Saturday Shows

Saturday, December 9, 2017
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“10 Ways to Use Buncee” with Shannon M. Miller

We are so excited to have an extraordinaire librarian and exemplary Buncee Ambassador, Shannon M. Miller, as our special guest to share some of the incredible things educators are doing with Buncee to bring interactive learning experiences to their students. Shannon has helped teachers around the world learn about the power of this amazing tool and will share her stories and examples about how empowering Buncee is for students. She will share 10 ways Buncee can be used in the library with examples of global Buncee projects including Dot Day, a Global Buncee Recipe Book and Buncee Buddies just to mention a few. Even though these are perfect examples for librarians they are also excellent ideas for all teachers! Buncee allow students to share their knowledge and creativity in an easy, engaging way and provides a perfect medium for encouraging student voice. She will share ideas for creating newsletters, announcing events, research projects, student sharing of books and reading, and collaborative global projects.

Shannon is a mom and wife. She served as the K-12 district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa for 8 years. Shannon is now an international speaker and consultant who has a passion for education, librarianship, technology, social media, and making a difference in the world and lives of others, especially children. Shannon is the Future Ready Libraries and Project Connect Spokesperson, Buncee's Teacher Librarian Advisor and Cantata Learning's Teacher Librarian Advocate. She is part of Best Keynote and EdSpeakers. Shannon is a Skype Master Teacher.

Shannon is the author of the award-winning The Library Voice blog and enjoys writing for various blogs, journals, and other forums. She is currently writing two children's book series with Cantata. In 2014, she was named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker. In 2016, she was awarded the Making it Happen Award by ISTE.

She serves on AASL Best Websites, ALA Committee on Education and ALA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Implementation Working Group.; Canva Educational Advisors; GoNoodle Ambassador; United Tools for Schools Committee; eduBuncee Ambassador; Remind and Tackk Educator, FableVision Ambassador, and Social Media WRADvocate for LitWorld's World Read Aloud Day. She has served as advocacy chair for IASL, Iowa Center for the Book Advisory Council, School Library Monthly, Library Journal and School Library Journal, and Rosen Digital Library Advisory Boards.

In 2011, Shannon was awarded the Connecting People Shorty Award and was chosen to be part of the SLJ New Leaders Program in 2012. In 2013, she was named one of the Faces of Innovation from Broadband for America; one of 50 featured in the 2013 Center for Digital Education Yearbook; and one of the featured Connected Educators with the Connected Educators projects partnered with the US Department of Education.

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