July 7, 2010
Presentation at Principals' Academy
College Park, MDAnne Rose will be giving a presentation on ICDL at the Principals' Academy, hosted by the University of Maryland's College of Education, on July 26-27. The focus of the academy is on internationalization efforts in the schools.
January 8, 2010
Keynote at UNESCO Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development
Hangzhou, ChinaBen Bederson, ICDL Director of Technology gave the Raja Roy Singh Keynote Lecture at the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development. Ben's talk focused on how innovations such as ICDL and StoryKit can be used to support creativity, community, and collaboration in schools.
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October 27, 2009
Presentation at Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age
Mountain View, CA
April 21, 2009
Presentation at Dominican University
River Forest, IL
April 20, 2009
Presentation at University of Illinois
Champain, IL"From Ulann Baatar to iPhone: A Digital Library for the World's Children" by Director Ben Bederson
April 5, 2009
ICDL Director Allison Druin's latest book, Mobile Technology for Children*, will be published this week by Morgan Kauffman PublishersAllison will lead a panel of researchers from universities and industry in a discussion entitled "Mobile Technologies for the World's Children" in Boston during the ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), Tuesday, April 7th. The book includes a chapter co-written by ICDL Directors Bederson and Weeks about the ICDL for iPhone application.
* "Allison Druin has brought together experts from the key perspectives on children and mobile technologies, and through these experts the reader has a chance to glimpse our future as these children are creating it." - Arnie Lund, User Experience Director, Microsoft
February 1, 2009
Presentation at Tufts University
Medford, MA"From iPhone to Ulaan Baatar: A Digital Library for the World's Children" by Director Ben Bederson
January 29, 2009
New Mexico State University will conduct an online Webinar introducing the ICDLOn Thursday, January 29, 2009, the New Mexico State University will conduct an online Webinar introducing the ICDL as part of its "eLearning with Emerging Technologies: RETA Webinar Series 2008-2009." This introduction is meant for K-12 teachers and academicians. You can gather more information by going to: webinars.nmsu.edu/detail.cfm?id=32.
Presenter: Larry Jeffryes.
October 16, 2008
Presentation at Maryland Association of School Librarians 2008 Annual ConferenceDirector Weeks and University of Maryland doctoral candidate Sheri A. Massey presented the ICDL at the Maryland Association of School Librarians 2008 Annual Conference. The presentation was designed to introduce the ICDL's newest features, ClearText and PopoutText, and to share ways the ICDL could be used in libraries or classrooms. The conference drew over 300 school library media specialists and administrators who are shaping the libraries of the future in PreK-12 education.
September 1, 2008
Presentation at Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA"Black Ears to Blonde Cats: Paths for Designing Change" by Director Ben Bederon and Director Allison Druin
June 18, 2008
ICDL at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center Inaugural Symposium
May 1, 2008
Presentation at the Manchester Public Library
Manchester by the Sea, MA"No Road, Drive: The ICDL Travels to Mongolia" by Director Ben Bederson
April 5, 2008
Teaching a course at the International CHI Conference
Florence, ItalyDirector Druin is teaching a course at the International CHI Conference in Florence, Italy. In her course, Dr. Druin will focus on methodologies she and her students have used to bring children actively into the design of new technologies for children; methodologies used extensively in the design of the ICDL.
April 1, 2008
Presentation at the 23rd annual Computers in Libraries
Arlington, VADirector Weeks and University of Maryland doctoral candidate Sheri Massey presented a session entitled "The ICDL - Using Technology to Expand Access to Children's Books" at the 23rd annual Computers in Libraries - the most comprehensive North American conference of library and information delivery technology. They will introduce activities to "jump start" participants' use of the ICDL in their libraries or classrooms.
March 1, 2008
Presentation at Read Across America
College Park, MD"The International Children's Digital Library: A Library for the World's Children" by Director Druin
November 14, 2007
Keynote given at International Symposium on Computers in Education (SIIE)
Porto, PortugualICDL Director Allison Druin delivered the Keynote Address at the 9th edition of the International Symposium on Computers in Education (SIIE) held in Porto, Portugal. SIIE is an international forum for the presentation and debate of the latest advances in the field of Information and Communication Technologies applied to Education.
November 10, 2007
No road, drive: The ICDL goes to the Mongolian countryside
MongoliaICDL Director Ben Bederson traveled to Mongolia with Sheri Massey, a Maryland graduate student conducting ICDL research, where they worked on a World Bank-funded project to upgrade the Mongolian ICDL, installing local versions in rural schools without internet, and providing teacher training for its use.
July 18, 2007
Celebrating ICDL's fifth anniversary!
Durban, South AfricaThe fifth anniversary of the ICDL will be celebrated at the World Library and Information Congress, sponsored by the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) in Durban, South Africa in August 2007. ICDL Advisory Board member, Pam Berger, and ICDL Director, Ann Weeks, will join with members of the Standing Committee on Libraries for Children and Young Adults, to highlight the development of the project and demonstrate how the ICDL is being used in schools and libraries around the world.
July 18, 2007
Presentation at the U.S. State Department's Annual Conference for Information Resource Officers
Washington, DC, USDirector Weeks presented at the U.S. State Department's Annual Conference for Information Resource Officers, a group that acts as advisors and consultants for US Embassy and Consulate libraries worldwide.
April 14, 2007
Presentation at Libraries and New Information Formats in Digital Spaces
Buenos Aires, ArgentinaDirector Weeks attended the "Libraries and New Information Formats in Digital Spaces" hosted by the Iberoamerican Congress of Librarians, where she presented a lecture, "Linking the World through an International Collection of Children's Books." Director Weeks also attended the 2007 Buenos Aires Book Fair.
February 5, 2007
ICDL travels to Israel
Tel Aviv, IsraelDirector Druin travels this month to Tel Aviv to deliver a speech, "Understanding Children as Users of New Technologies", to the Usability Professionals Association of Israel.
February 5, 2007
ICDL travels to Egypt
Cairo, EgyptDirector Weeks travels back to Cairo this month to present and demonstrate the ICDL at the 39th Cairo International Book Fair.
December 8, 2006
Meetings to increase Arabic books in ICDL
Cairo, EgyptICDL Director of Collection Development, Ann Weeks, just returned from Egypt where Madame Farida El Wakil Reedy, Secretary General of the Integrated Care Society, sponsored meetings focused on increasing the number of books in Arabic in the ICDL. While in Egypt, Dr. Weeks also met with the Directors of the Children's Library and the Young People's Library at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina about expanding cooperative projects between the Library and the ICDL.
December 7, 2006
White House Tree Lighting Ceremony
Washington, DCICDL Junior Librarians Dana and Steven joined US President George Bush and First Lady Laura Bush in the President's Box for the White House Tree Lighting Ceremony Thursday December 7, 2006. ICDL Directors Ben Bederson and Allison Druin accompanied Dana and Steven.
December 1, 2006
Presentation for the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Potomac Chapter
Bethesda, MD"A Library for the World's Children" by Directory Ben Bederson
June 19, 2006
No Hotel, Tent: The ICDL Goes to Mongolia
Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia
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