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The New Bake Sale for School Libraries

Renee Dyer,
Weslaco East High School

Judi Moreillon,
Associate Professor,
Texas Woman's University

Thursday, 21 April 2016

10:00: a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Texas Library Association Conference
Houston, Texas
George R. Brown Convention Center
Room #310 ABC (Level 3)

Crowdsourcing/crowdfunding is the new bake sale for advocacy and action. Learn how school librarians benefit from pooling testimonials from their advocates to increase their influence on larger and perhaps untapped audiences. In addition to Donorschoose.org, librarians have embraced AdoptAClassroom and IncitED.

Sponsoring Unit: Texas Association of School Librarians

Using Crowdsourcing to Solve Advocacy Challenges

Principals Know: School Librarians Are the Heart of the School
This video was crowdsourced by Dr. Judi Moreillon and Dr. Teresa Starrett using funds provided by the Texas Library Association, Demco, and the Dean's Research Funds (College of Professional Education, Texas Woman's University).

Force Field Analysis for Principal Education

Force Field Analysis Handout (.docx)

For more information about force field analysis and for some examples, see MindTools: Essential Skills for an Excellent Career (https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTED_06.htm). This page also provides strategies for assigning point values to various forces.

Judi's Crowdsourcing PPT:

Crowdfunding Example: Hunt, Melissa. "Creating a Tech-Rich Classroom on $75." SmartBrief.com. 6 Jun. 2016. Web. 7 Jun. 2016. <http://www.smartbrief.com/original/2016/06/creating-tech-rich-classroom-75?utm_source=brief>.

URL for this page: http://tinyurl.com/tla16rdjm