Library Behavior 101

March 16, 2011 at 11:30 am Leave a comment

Or, the Fair Garden and Swarm of Beasts! Thanks to the Southern Adirondack Library System for hosting my visit today. Materials from the session follow!

Slides:

Handouts:

Understanding the Brain

Behavior Tip Sheet

40 Developmental Assets

Links:

http://www.delicious.com/informationgoddess29/brain

Things we love about teens

  • 1 Thing You LOVE! (or find rewarding)
  • about working with teens
  • sense of humor
  • different personalities
  • crack me up
  • (2) keep on toes
  • know what they want (or don’t want)
  • outcomes
  • reading their books, suggesting books, bookmarks
  • interesting group dynamics (fascinating)
  • generosity (reading buddies)
  • tech saavy
  • 2 different perspectives
  • change the world
  • sense of adventure
  • willing to help if you appear to need it
  • pull into programs
  • enthusiasm
  • never cease to surprise
  • like them in general
  • common interests
  • volunteers turn into staff!
  • break through to find rapport
  • idealism
  • energy
  • surprised by insight & maturity
    come to me
  • info lit light bulb goes off! do things the right way
  • eager to share
  • listening to their conversations (funny when trying to be serious)
  • passion for pop culture
  • finally getting the nod of head or smile or hello (acknowledgement)
  • creativity
  • seek me out to recommend books to me!
  • passionate
  • perceptive

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