Academic Projects

Below are linked pages to a variety of projects I have completed during my MLIS coursework at Pratt Institute. Please contact me if you have any further questions on any of these projects, or would like to re-use, or re-purpose any of them for your own educational purposes!

‘Just Jew-Ish’: An Annotated Resource Blog for Jewish Teens

This ‘Just Jew-Ish’ Tumblr was created for Professor Jennifer Hubert Swan’s Young Adult Literature and Literacy course (Pratt Institute, Fall 2018), and presented as a final project. The purpose of the site was to collect resources for any teenager (or young adult), who considers Jewishness part of their identity. Links include: Bar and Bat Mitzvah … Continue reading ‘Just Jew-Ish’: An Annotated Resource Blog for Jewish Teens

‘Teaching Digital Literacy’: A Digital Literacy Toolbox

This website is meant to act as a digital literacy ‘toolbox’ of resources for school librarians, School Library Media Specialists and youth librarians. Each page on the site reflects a different aspect of digital literacy – including topics such as: Digital Citizenship, Media Mentorship, and Cultural Competency in the Digital Age.  Within each page there is a … Continue reading ‘Teaching Digital Literacy’: A Digital Literacy Toolbox

‘Journalism in the Library: Creating a Middle School Newspaper’: A Middle School Programming Proposal

This programming proposal was for creating a middle school newspaper in the library. The scope of the proposal includes goals & objectives, a timeline, ideas for community partnerships, and more! A view-only link to the presentation slideshow can be found here.  This proposal was created for Professor Jennifer Hubert Swan’s Building Youth Communities and Collections … Continue reading ‘Journalism in the Library: Creating a Middle School Newspaper’: A Middle School Programming Proposal

‘Bullet Journaling in the Library’: A Teen Programming Proposal

This programming proposal was for incorporating the bullet journal organizing method into a school, or public library environment. The scope of the proposal includes a brief overview of bullet journaling, ideas for “pitching” the program, justifications for the program, a project timeline, and more resources on facilitating the program. A view-only link to the presentation … Continue reading ‘Bullet Journaling in the Library’: A Teen Programming Proposal

Destiny Discover Pathfinder: ‘Berkeley Carroll Library Scavenger Hunt!’

This Scavenger Hunt is designed as a pathfinder activity for the Destiny Discover library catalog app, used in several independent schools. This idea came from my work in the Berkeley Carroll Middle School library, where each student has a personal device (iPad, or Chromebook), which the Destiny Discover app is installed on. The aim of … Continue reading Destiny Discover Pathfinder: ‘Berkeley Carroll Library Scavenger Hunt!’