- Description: Alanna King teaches English in the Upper Grand District School Board. But there is so much more to her teaching life than that. She is cohost of the “Read Into This” podcast, and is actively involved in the Ontario Library Association. Her passion and creativity shine through in this conversation about the first weeks of remote learning. Stay tuned until the end of the podcast when Alanna reveals the inspiration for the title of her blog, “Threadbare Beauty”.
- Part 1: This week on I Wish I Knew EDU, is Part 1 with Alanna King @banana29 talking about her EDU journey, Teaching in Japan, The Secondary School Library Learning Commons and the needs of part time Teachers.
- Part 2: This week on I Wish I Knew EDU, is Part 2 with Alanna King @banana29 about the OLA Conference, sharing her message in Argentina, parenting a child with ASD and being open to opportunities.
Jornada de Bibliotecas Escolares, September 2019, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Sponsored by UNESCO and IFLA)
- Instigating and Assessing Inquiry (panel speaker on Panel 1: School Librarians as Pedagogical Agents)
- Getting on the Train: Transforming school libraries in Canada (keynote address)
ECOOCamp Peterborough, August 2019
CONNECT Canada’s Learning & Technology Conference, with Michelle Campbell, April 2018
Ontario Teachers’ Federation OTFConnects webinar, January 23, 2018
- Redefining Literacy: Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable
American Association for School Libraries (AASL), November 2017, Phoenix, Arizona
- Teacher-Librarians: Oiling the Gears of the MakerSpace Movement with Diana Maliszewski
- Redefining literacy: Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable (webinar recording of this live session)
London #GAFE Summit, London, Ontario, May 2017
- Revise Live with your Students in Google Docs
- Research and support in GAFE tools from the teacher-librarian’s point of view