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5 Creative Ways to Connect Young Adults to Reading

Librarian Karen Scott challenges us with some non-traditional practices to get kids interested in reading including organizing her library by genre and using social media and graphics to inspire a love of reading.

Librarian Karen Scott challenges us with some non-traditional practices to get kids interested in reading including organizing her library by genre and using social media and graphics to inspire a love of reading.

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Karen Scott

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I work in a middle school library full-time and have been doing so for 21 years. Besides that, I also teach part-time at the University of Alabama in their School of Information Studies. Currently

I am a member of the 2020 Newbery Committee and the AASL Best Websites Committee. I also spend part of my year traveling as a Young Adult Literature consultant for the Bureau of Education & Research (BER).

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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