Friday, June 21, 2013
Research for All
At an appointment yesterday, the other person and I discussed our casually careers and what they entail. She said, "Well as the librarian, you must teach computer." I tried to explain how being a librarian means so much more than "teaching computer." I read aloud from books that engage listeners. I help readers find the right books for their needs and wants. I teach them how to find information. "Oh, you mean they do research in elementary school?" Yes. They love to find information about interesting topics. So do I.
Last week I joined my friend Joyce for a walk and was elated to discover that one of the Cecropia moths she was tending had emerged just prior to my arrival. I had so many questions about the moths and was fascinated by the one I observed. I came home and did research about them.
Joyce posted this lovely journal about the process at her website: