Updated: Jul 20, 2021
The Librarian Influencer of the Week is Deborah Zeman. She is a high school librarian in the north Texas area where she started at a new school during the pandemic. Click here to listen now!
Here are some librarian influencer tips Deborah shared:
When you start a new job, even if you are a seasoned librarian, Deborah recommends making small changes to the library the first year you are there.
Don’t rush your changes.
Find a strong mentor to help you walk through the early years.
Deborah recommends site visits to other school libraries so you can get ideas.
Reach out to your PLN. Deborah recommends Twitter.
Deborah Zeman is making plans for the next school year to focus on making connections with her students.
She will share her state reading lists with her students.
She wants to continue helping students select books using a personal shopper model.
She will regularly host lunch in the library.
You can connect with Deborah Zeman at:
Digital Portfolio: www.wakelet.com/@DebZemanLMS
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