Profile Lorena Swetnam State: South Carolina City: Columbia Zip Code: 29229 Are you currently teaching? : Yes What grade do you teach?: Middle Other: 247 Legend Oaks Drive How many years have you been teaching?: 8 years United States "pencils" I am middle school librarian in a public school in Blythewood, South Carolina. I am an avid reader, researcher and techno geek. Last activity: on 26/04/2017 Joined: on 15/09/2016 lswet Recent contributions (2) Contribution list Empathy Book Trailers Students create "Walk in their shoes" book trailers to share what they learned about what life is like for main character in the story. 4 5 Lorena Swetnam Updated on 11:24, Mar 29, 2017 Library as a safe place The library provides refuge and engagement for students that have a hard time finding it elsewhere in the building. 1 1 Lorena Swetnam Updated on 15:17, Feb 14, 2017 Teams (4) View all Recent comments (2) View all link Lorena commented on #WeNeedDiverseBooks Project 15:49, Mar 16, 2017 I love your idea! Please count Blythewood Middle School as a library for your students to share their stories. link Lorena commented on Empathy Book Trailers 17:11, Mar 14, 2017 Hi! That's great! I look forward to seeing your prototypes. Thank you for sharing!