Projects

2018

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

Tumblr created for Professor Jennifer Hubert Swan’s Young Adult Literature and Literacy class (Pratt Institute, Fall 2018). Presented as a final project.

‘TELL YOUR STORY!: Creative Self-Expression Through Zine-Making’

Workshop proposal created for Professor Leanne Bowler’s Literacy and Instruction class (Pratt Institute, Fall 2018). Workshop to be facilitated with Brooklyn Public Library’s Librarians of Tomorrow teen internship program (Fall 2019). Co-created with Emma Karin Eriksson.

‘Know Your Rights as a Creator’: Lesson Plan & Slides

Middle school digital literacy lesson plan created for Professor Leanne Bowler’s Literacy and Instruction class (Pratt Institute, Fall 2018). This lesson asks students to think about copyright, and fair use from the perspective of the creator. Lesson facilitated with 6th graders at Berkeley Carroll Middle School, Fall 2018. Please contact me if you are interested in using this lesson plan, and I would be happy to send the corresponding handouts directly.

‘Teaching Digital Literacy’: A Digital Literacy Toolbox

Website of digital literacy resources for school librarians, School Library Media Specialists and youth librarians. Created for Professor Monica Maceli’s Information Technologies Class (Pratt Institute, Spring 2018). Co-created with Carolyn Dellinger.

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

Programming proposal for creating a middle school newspaper in the library. Presented to middle schoolers from LREI (Little Red School House). Created for Professor Jennifer Hubert Swan’s Building Youth Communities and Collections course (Pratt Institute, Spring 2018). 

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

Programming proposal for incorporating the bullet journal organizing method into a school, or public library environment. Presented as a final project for Professor Jennifer Hubert Swan’s Building Youth Communities and Collections Course (Pratt Institute, Spring 2018).

Analog Information Behavior: An Ongoing Study (Summer & Fall 2018)

These two papers analyze what I have termed ‘analog’ personal information behavior, specifically referring to pen-and-paper organizing methods. The first paper is a qualitative analysis of my personal information behavior over the span of one summer, and the second one is an argument that digital tagging practices can be translated to pen-and-paper organizing behavior.