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Friday, May 17 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Facilitating Student-Directed Research Through National History Day

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National History Day is a chance for students in grades 4-12 to explore history and learn information literacy and scholarly research skills. Join the Utah History Day State Coordinator and elementary and secondary teacher librarians to discover ways you can support History Day at your school or public library. Learn about curricular connections, collaboration successes with teachers and parents, and tips and tools to give students a successful experience diving into historical research. 

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Amy Jamison

District Library Specialist, Ogden School District
Amy Jamison is a district library specialist for Ogden School District. She has an EdTech endorsement and is a Level 2 Google Certified Educator. Amy is a district liaison for the WSU Storytelling Festival, and supports History Day in her district, advocating for student-centered... Read More →
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Lisa Pockrus

Library Media Teaching Specialist, Ogden School District
Lisa is a National Board Certified Teacher in Library Media K-12. She has been a school librarian since 2003 and is now a District Library Specialist in Ogden. Lisa holds an Ed Tech Endorsement and is the coordinator for Ogden School District History Day.
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Elaine Shelburne

Teacher-Librarian, Weber School District
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Wendy Rex-Atzet

NHD Utah State Coordinator, Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society
Wendy Rex Atzet earned her doctorate in U.S. History at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she also served for four years as the state coordinator for the National History Day program. She was thrilled to return to National History Day in 2013 when she took the helm of this... Read More →

Friday May 17, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am MDT
Eagle Room 200 D
  (7) School Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session
  • Topic Tags Information Literacy, Instruction, Library School Education
  • Objective 1 Introduce National History Day to school librarians
  • Objective 2 Share scholarly research resources and curricular connections
  • Objective 3 Share tips and educational tools to overcome potential obstacles implementing a long-term and rigorous research project

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