Just wanted to share the SWVBC if you are curious as to how it works. Bssically we have around a dozen schools who are “member” schools, and we have teens come in on a Google Hangout (a single group joins via a laptop/desktop/ipad/iphone/device of their choosing) to talk about a title. One school acts as […]
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Posted in Back-to-school on Sep 10th, 2014
Just about three years ago, Joyce Valenza shared in her Neverending Search blog the idea that she and Shannon Miller came up with to connect their school library book clubs into a “somewhat virtual book club” for joint discussions. And, she generously invited other TLs to participate. I was one of the readers who […]
I know after my last post some wanted to know how our virtual book club went. I must say while some in the group experienced serious technical glitches, we seemed to have very few. We could hear and we could see. There were times where feedback from some of the groups was a problem–not sure […]
Barring any snafus tomorrow 6PM-ish (ET) I have a group of 8 students signed up for our first participation into the SWVBC (somewhat virtual book club.) We are connecting with seven other schools from all over the US via Skype. I use Skype at home, but at school, with our filter and firewall and who […]