Below is an annotated library projects I have created, or co-facilitated. Brief descriptions of how they have been used within the curriculum, or as teaching aids are included. For pictures of library programming, and library displays throughout the school year, please visit my separate ‘Manu the Librarian’ blog page!
Feel free to contact me if you wish to re-use, or have any further questions on any of these projects.
Exploring Data Worlds At The Public Library is an IMLS-funded project aimed at studying data literacy for teens, and specifically engagement levels during data literacy workshops at the public library. As part of my role as a research assistant (supervised by Dr. Leanne Bowler, Pratt Institute) during 2019, my responsibilities have included: coding workshop memos … Continue reading Exploring Data Worlds Research Project
During the 2018-2019 school year at Berkeley Carroll Middle School, I worked with the 6th Grade Humanities Department to develop a Reading Engagement Bingo challenge (aimed at diversifying the reading choices made by our 6th Graders). This project was non-incentivized (beyond achieving a Reading ‘Bingo’ or Reading ‘Blackout’), and students who successfully did so were … Continue reading 6th Grade Reading Engagement Bingo: LibGuide & Project Development
This LibGuide was created as a resource for the First-Generation Affinity Group at Berkeley Carroll Middle School (a group meant for students who identify as first, or second-generation Americans). The guide includes: tips on how to find books by authors who identify with specific cultural heritages instructions on using a few of our databases to … Continue reading First-Generation Affinity Group LibGuide