What makes a 5-Star Book? Considering that I leave all of my reviews on Goodreads, I'm going to go with their interpretation of a 5-star book; one that is AMAZING! I try and reserve this ultimate rating for books that: I would identify as a heart-print book: one that will likely stay with me long... Continue Reading →
The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop by Carole Boston Weatherford My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Roots of Rap, 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop is an incredible work of art with a value that far exceeds its humble price tag. Each page is a brilliant... Continue Reading →
Connecting with Authors on Flipgrid You may have Flipgrid Fever like countless schools all over the world and as a result, you have been amplifying student voice on a video-based platform that knocks down the four walls of your classroom, extending learning beyond your school, to now include the greater global community. The possibilities are... Continue Reading →
Swing by Kwame Alexander My rating: 4 of 5 stars Note: Review of ARC from NetGalley. Thank you to Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand Hess for having me on the Swing Launch Team. CeCe Librarian's Summary It's junior year and best friends, Noah and Walt are navigating their way to cool the best way they... Continue Reading →
Today's post will cover Tip #5: Plan Ahead and be prepared. Keep a calendar of important celebrations, themes, and topics that you want to blog about in the future.
Today's blog post will cover tip #4: Follow other bloggers. Read, support, and share their work with others.
Today's post will cover Book Blogging Tip #3: Use Images. Break up text with relevant images throughout. Use FREE resources like Adobe Spark to create a clean, professional, engaging blog post.
Today's post will cover Book Blogging Tip #2: Get Social. Sharing blog posts on Twitter and making good use of hashtags.
Today's post will cover Blogging Tip #1: Blog Regularly, including binge-writing and scheduling blog posts.