Your Name and Title: IdaMae Craddock
Library, School, or Organization Name: Albemarle County Public Schools
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: East Coast of the United States
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): School Librarians
Short Session Description (one line): The online world creates distinct advantages for creating communities of readers.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): One of the distinct challenges for schools this year has been how to create a community when you are literally miles apart. However, the joys of having a creating a community of readers is, in many ways, enhanced by the online experience. The logistics of time, travel, and format - in addition to honoring the contributions of introverts and using games to create a safe space are all distinct advantages to bringing communities online. This session will focus on leveraging what we've learned in the past year to create stronger, more resilent reading communities for the future.
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