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Successful High School Programs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Emily L. Rose Feb 27. 7 Replies

I have always struggled to get a large turnout at my high school for teen tech week.  Any suggestions on how to draw them in?  Any ideas that have worked for other high school libraries?  Thanks!Continue

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Emily L. Rose replied to Karen Abraham's discussion Successful High School Programs
"This is great, and I'm SO excited that I was on the right track when I brought in jigsaw puzzles back in September!   Love all these ideas.  And I already have brought in lots of board games and can borrow my sons…"
Feb 27
Amy Ojserkis replied to Karen Abraham's discussion Successful High School Programs
"Emily - See my ideas from 2017 post.  For our TTW we make it a point to be LOW/NO tech, with lots of hands-on stuff.  We actually are a tech HS so our students like a break from their Chromebooks and other techs.  As a new librarian,…"
Feb 27
Emily L. Rose replied to Karen Abraham's discussion Successful High School Programs
"I'm just starting out both as a new school librarian and in a high school. Have never done a Teen Tech Week, but would LOVE to. Please share what ideas you get from your post and I'll share whatever I find."
Feb 27

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