Is Facebook Dead? Maybe Just for the Teens

I read the LIBR 203 course information about social networking sites with interest, especially Business Insider’s Social Media Demographics report. The topic has been on my mind a lot lately, probably because I work with teenagers and they have a lot of opinions about social media. As little as three years ago, Facebook was a tantalizing, but […]

What Kind of Reading is Common Core?

There has been a fair amount of discussion, and a fair amount of worry, about whether the Common Core State Standards discourage the study of literature in the English language arts classroom. Various administrators and consultants are admonishing teachers saying, “You have to teach  more informational materials!” implying that we should stop wasting our time […]