Adventures of the Lifting Librarian
Reading Efficiency & Graphic Novels
Season 1, Ep. 6
Join me as I discuss some research I've just come across in my PhD that's all about the Matthew Effect and reading efficiency. I also explain why Graphic Novels are the perfect tool to help improve comprehension.
Change is a good thing
Season 1, Ep. 7
In this episdoe I give you a quick life update - I'm changing jobs! I share with you my highlights from 9 years of teaching and what I'm going to be doing next. Happy holidays everyone!
The problem with the history of school libraries
Season 1, Ep. 5
In today's episode I breakdown why the history of school libraries has created issues for the teacher librarians and school libraries of today. I also explain a little bit about my PhD and where I'm aiming to go with that. If you'd like to send a voice mail and potentially have it included in an episode, please email through a 1-2 minute voice message to firstname.lastname@example.org
Book genre musings and recommendations
Season 1, Ep. 4
In today's episode I break down the way in which I view genres for both my fiction collection and how we do it at school. I also recommend the following books: What we saw by Aaron Hartzler (TW - sexual violence) Salt to the sea by Ruta Sepetys The extraordinaries by TJ Klune Cinder from The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer Warcross by Marie Lu Nyxia by Scott Reintgen Navigating the stars from The Sentinels of the Galaxy by Maria V Snyder These Broken Stars from the Starbound Trilogy by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner Illuminae from the Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Just in case you were interested in learning more about Hugh Herr, here is a link to his TED Talk profile and videos: https://www.ted.com/speakers/hugh_herr