One of my favorite parts of December for the past several years has been rounding up my year and doing a year-in-review post (2018, 2019, 2020). Of course, looking back at the year is fun, but looking back at the books I've read might be even better. This year-in-review might even be more necessary than … Continue reading 2021 Books in Review
The best school assignments (in my opinion) also make for great blog posts. For my Science Fiction and Fantasy course, we were tasked to choose a book and argue why it was either fantasy or science fiction. While I could have made things easy for myself and picked a book on our syllabus, I decided … Continue reading What even is Diary of a Wimpy Kid?
This past semester (Fall 2020), I took CHL 403 - Picturebook at Simmons and we finished our semester with a Mock Caldecott, which was won by We are the Water Protectors. Because of this, I feel qualified to make commentary on the actual winners and honor books of the 2020 Caldecott. I had hoped to … Continue reading Considering the Caldecott
If you recall, I, like many others, had to get used to online learning this fall. While I still generally prefer in-person learning, I did appreciate the chance that I got to engage in some practical projects that utilized digital technology to practice professional and academic skills. The best part about digital projects are that … Continue reading The Outcomes of Fall Online Learning
Let's get spooky folks. Halloween is here, there has been Snow in Boston, and I am right in the busy time of the semester if my to-do list for the next couple of weeks is to be believed. I finally feel like I've got virtual classes for this semester in a place that I'm comfortable … Continue reading October Reading Roundup