September 18, 2014

Travis Jonker

About Travis Jonker

Elementary school librarian Travis Jonker (scopenotes@gmail.com) works for Wayland (MI) Union Schools and blogs at “100 Scope Notes.”

Welcome to the Mothership: Travis Jonker’s Take on Amazon/Goodreads

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When word came out that Amazon was pulling social network Goodreads into its acquisitional tractor beam, reaction seemed to fall into one of two categories… Travis Jonker, a librarian who blogs at 100 Scope Notes, falls somewhere in between.

Get to Know Goodreads: Share this primer to the social reading site and help teachers and kids connect with great books

Illustration by Mark Tuchman

That’s the first thing you do when you finish reading a book? Pass it along to a friend? Return it to the library? Place it on the unruly pile of titles that you charitably call your “office”? Scores of dedicated readers log on to Goodreads and share their opinions with the world. Imagine Facebook and your […]

On the SLJ Blogs | The Caldecott Medal Infographic

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“You’ve seen infographics, right? Those visual representations of information that seem to be popping up everywhere on the Internet?,” writes Travis Jonker. Here’s his effort using easelly.

Travis’s Excellent (Ereader) Adventure

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In this month’s cover story for School Library Journal, Jonker, an elementary school librarian, documents the launch of an ereader lending program in words and pictures. This article is adapted from a series of posts at Jonker’s blog 100 Scope Notes, which is moving to SLJ.com.

Fine. I Got an Ereader. Now What? A newbie to digital reading gets his first Kindle

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“Can I just say something? I’m wary of ereaders,” writes Travis Jonker. Nevertheless, the school librarian took the plunge and documents his experience in SLJ’s latest tech feature.