More Than Your Average Teacher Librarian

I believe in innovation and the dynamic power for technology to transform a learning experience from okay to yay! The world is shifting fast, and so we need to adapt if we are going to help mold our students into the movers, shakers, and changemakers. And this place, my friend, is where I explore how I might go about doing that whether I am in the classroom or the library. Welcome.

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Now that summer is in full swing, and I have more time to focus on me, I determined to make a plan to ensure I did not fall into a deep binge book reading or Netflix hole (and then wake up in August with no real accomplishments)! There are many free opportunities for teachers/librarians to…

Sponsor a club. Or two. Or three.

High school can be the most awkward time, or it can be the most memorable. And while we would love to think that our dear students will remember that perfect lesson on symbolism in The Giver, it is more plausible that they will only remember how you made them feel. They will remember if you…


If you want to see students open up, then you have to try a breakout box game. I was an early adopter of breakout games (you know when they were still selling pine boxes and locks from the store). The premise behind a breakout box game is that a group of students collaborate & communicate…


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