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Alana ~ The Book Pimp
May 29, 2012 08:21PM
Umar wrote: "I was wondering if there is a way to introduce/promote Goodreads into the classroom or school libraries? It is such an amazing resource to encourage reading in a social setting. I can see GoodReads..."
I used World Book Night as a reason to speak with my son's school (their 8th grade class) about GoodReads and such. I recommended it as a tool to find books, and to read other's reviews to get ideas on what makes a good review. Although I had to drop a few groups just before my presentation that day... did not want to influence young minds
, librarian moderator
May 29, 2012 08:18PM
Umar wrote: "I was wondering if there is a way to introduce/promote Goodreads into the classroom or school libraries?"
Many teachers and libraries already use it as a tool.
Please keep in mind that to open a GR account the user must be at least 13 years old.
May 29, 2012 06:32PM
This is one blog by a school librarian.
I'm sure there are many such blogs by GR members, but this one with her 2012 challenge is worth seeing. I believe her regular reviews of YA selections are included with the books on the shelves.
May 29, 2012 06:27PM
I was wondering if there is a way to introduce/promote Goodreads into the classroom or school libraries? It is such an amazing resource to encourage reading in a social setting. I can see GoodReads library shelves/groups created by elementary/middle/high school teachers/librarians for their students to review/discuss recommended reading lists.
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