Author Archives: LibraryLady1000

About LibraryLady1000

Special Services Librarian/Learning Resource Specialist in County Office of Education. Graduate student working on my MLIS. Avid reader, eternal critic, and life-long library advocate.

CAUTION: Contents May be Graphic (aka Reality in Teen Fiction)

How much reality is too much? And if it is FICTION, how real could it be? There is some pretty graphic reality fiction on the YA shelves today – detailed descriptions and literary depictions that are shocking and frightening.  I … Continue reading

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Bookopolis = “Goodreads for kids”

Originally posted on LibraryLady1000:
Bookopolis – a social gathering place for kids to share book reviews and recommendations, earn digital badges for sharing their opinions about what they read, expand their own reading based on other recommendations, and find out…

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Cool Tool | Tynker

OK – I am no programmer but this tool is amazing and it does exactly what it says it will: allows students to perform PBL tasks with minimal prior experience and build on knowledge they develop as they move through … Continue reading

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