Musings, School Libraries, Student stuff

Please allow me to [virtually] introduce myself

Tonight, the Independent Schools Section of AASL will premiere a new recording of "The 'What If' Scenario", a presentation I first did with Sara Kelly-Mudie and Courtney Lewis in 2018. It's been updated because, let's face it, the worst kinda did happen to our libraries. All our libraries. Next month, my Upper School Librarian, Joanna,… Continue reading Please allow me to [virtually] introduce myself

Books, Musings, Rants

What really matters when reading

I've written before about why there's a problem with reading levels and lexiles.  We all know, sadly, that they're still a thing, despite authors and librarians pleas: https://twitter.com/kelleemoye/status/1199388647470043145 I've read so many books that are published with a recommended age, or grade, and I know that those are more a marketing thing from publishers and… Continue reading What really matters when reading