In Part 1: Mucking About and Part 2: Drilling Down, I spoke about my own research process, and how that impacted my thinking on student research. Now I want to talk directly to the students to give them some words of
When I was in Library School, the research model that made the most sense to me was Carol Kuhlthau’s Information Search Process, and that’s because she included the emotions alongside the actions. In that model, the Mucking About I talked
I’ve been lucky enough to have been on several panels at conferences for teachers and librarians. I’ve also started to do more and more school and library visits. In both settings, I’m often asked about the research for my books.
It’s September, which of course means back to school time. But not for me. This would have been my tenth year as a school librarian, but last winter my family and I decided I would not be returning this fall.
I want to steal Janet Trumble’s description of herself from her blog: YA writer, activist, librarian, and straight human with gay tendencies. Although, I think I really need to work on the activist part. Maybe I can be “YA writer,
There’s a great profile of Anna Faris in this week’s Entertainment Weekly. There’s a lot in there about the double standards for men and women in comedy. “What is that all about?” Faris wonders. ”Is it that funny women are