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  • Oh No! Not Another Book Report! Turn Same-Old and Boring Book Reports Into Fun and Exciting with INFOhio’s Book Nook!

    Looking for a way to bring life to the same old, boring book report assignment? Try assigning your students book trailer videos and publishing them online with simple tools and resources! Just like movie preview trailers, book trailers can spark interest in reading while publishing student work as well. Explore INFOhio’s new resource, Book Nook: Gallery of Student Creations with Cathie Cooper and learn step by step how to easily create your own book trailer. Learn about planning, and storyboarding, as well as some easy Web tools that can be used to create a book trailer. Then get inspired with ideas and tips from teacher/librarians who share examples of their students and their excitement about creating book trailers.

    About the Presenters

    Cathie Cooper, INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist

    Cathie Cooper is an eLearning Specialist with INFOhio, working on curriculum and resources for teachers and librarians.   She was a library media specialist for 34 years at Adena Local Schools in southern Ohio working with students in grades K-12.  She was also technology coordinator for seven years and started her career in the public library.  She has a MLS from Kent State University and a BS in Education.

    Amy Keister, District Librarian Louisville City Schools

    Amy Keister is district librarian for Louisville City Schools in NE Ohio where she has worked since 2014. She works with students and teachers K-12 sharing her passion for reading and information literacy. Previously, she worked at Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna, as Children's Outreach Librarian, creating an after school literacy program aimed at grades 1-3. Prior to being a librarian, Amy taught Latin, grades 9-12.