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) #WeNeedDiverseBooks Project I am developing lesson plans and activities to bring this project to light. Jennifer Bartell Updated on 17:59, Apr 06, 2017 I am large, I contain multitudes. Teachers will participate in an identity dissection to think more deeply about their perspective and how it impacts the classroom. Tristan Richardson Updated on 11:23, Apr 05, 2017 Agents of Change - The Empathy Effect Using student groups to facilitate empathy building activities Denise Webster Updated on 20:29, Mar 30, 2017 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. Lorena Swetnam Updated on 11:24, Mar 29, 2017 Are you sure you want to leave this team? You won’t receive team notifications anymore but you will need to be re-invited if you wish to join the team again. Cancel Leave 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!