Nevada Library Association Annual Conference -- October 12-14th, 2018
Saturday, October 13 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Libraries = Education: Building Librarian-Teacher Partnerships Using Virtual Reality

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This is an interactive session about the Nevada XR Library’s Libraries = Education pilot program aimed at promoting links between local schools and libraries.  

Strong links between formal (school) and informal (library) learning opportunities are vital to the success of both. Librarians are uniquely equipped to aid teachers by providing access to quality information and emerging technology via virtual reality. This interactive session will present the tools you need to forge librarian-teacher partnerships 

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Mark Andersen

Co-Founder and President, Lifeliqe
As a linchpin to the XRLibraries platform as its premier content provider, Lifeliqe was awarded the 2017 Best App for Teaching and Learning by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). According to AASL, Lifeliqe is considered to be “the best of the best” among current... Read More →
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John MacLeod

Director, XRLibraries
For the last 25 years, John has worked making technology available and accessible to the community through his non-profit New Media Learning.  His startup tech background with Autodesk helped him understand the power these tools have for people to create the future. He worked with... Read More →
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Tammy Westergard

State Librarian, Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records
Tammy Westergard is State Librarian at the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records (NSLAPR). Her great passion is advancing educational opportunities through the library. She helped spearhead statewide initiatives in workforce development, extended reality, and library development... Read More →

Saturday October 13, 2018 4:00pm - 4:50pm PDT
Acacia A (The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa) 160 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA