NHPS Library Media
Books 2.0 continued from Page 1 Story and Story Bird. Students from New Haven Academy, Cooperative Arts and Humanities, Metropolitan Business Academy, Hill Regional Career High School, Wilbur Cross, High School in the Community, Riverside Education Academy and Hillhouse participated in the event that began in the auditorium with the digital presentations. After that, students headed for the library media center where they met in mixed groups for icebreakers and discussion facilitated by library media specialists.
Students began to communicate beyond school walls in the weeks leading up to the event at Hillhouse. They blogged their thoughts about the book at a special site set up by New Haven Academy LMS Eileen Aiello. See some of the studentsâ€™ posts here.
Students headed for the Hillhouse Media Center for icebreakers and discussion on the book selection.
At the end, students completed a digital survey created with Google Forms that allowed for immediate feedback about the event. Hillhouse library media specialist Mary McMullen organized the event with the help of Fran Pierson from HSC and Eleanor Willis of Coop. There will be two more district wide book club events this year, The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore and Stir It Up by Ramin Ganeshram, both at Wilbur Cross High School.
Members of Coop High Schoolâ€™s book club introduce their Animoto.
Mary McMullen, library media specialist at Hillhouse, introduced the teams from each school.
Students answered icebreaker questions.