New York, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2014
BiblioNasium, the largest COPPA certified digital social network, dedicated to supporting the independent reading activities of young readers, today announces the addition of Ms. Shannon McClintock Miller as its Executive Director of Education and Library Services.
Ms. McClintock Miller is an award winning Educator and Technology Integration specialist and author of The Library Voice blog, with years of experience in classrooms and libraries. Additionally with her leadership role as Board Director of Iowa Student Learning Institute, and as an active member of AASL Best Websites Committee, STEM Task Force, the eSchool News Advisory board and an Education Consultant to Mackin Educational Resources, she leads the way in identifying opportunities that bring positive change to the way children read and learn. Ms. McClintock Miller is also the recipient of the Connecting People Shorty Award and School Library Journal New Leaders Program, has been named as one of the “Faces of Innovation”, and was a featured “Connected Educator”- a project sponsored through the US Department of Education. Most recently Ms. McClintock Miller was named as a 2014 Library Journal Mover & Shaker and became the Director of Library Services at In This Together Media. You can find a complete profile of Ms. Miller on LinkedIn.
“We are thrilled and honored to have Shannon join our team. Shannon is an incredible educator and technology leader, whose dedication and commitment to improving children’s education has been exceptional”, says BiblioNasium Founder, Marjan Ghara.
“Shannon is consistently on the forefront of evaluating and employing technology tools and resources to support children’s educational needs and brings a great deal of experience and understanding in how they can be used effectively in the school and at home. Her knowledge is invaluable and we look forward to enhancing our students’ reading engagement even further with her insight and guidance.”
BiblioNasium.com is a safe and secure digital community designed for children (K-8th grade) where they can track and catalogue what they are reading, and review and share book recommendations with their friends, teachers, librarians and parents. Educators and Parents also have access to a variety of features and tools that help manage the children’s reading.
“I am very excited to work with the BiblioNasium Team to further develop the award-winning platform that they have built”, added Ms. McClintock Miller. “The BiblioNasium team has shown their commitment to our young readers, and to their Educators and Parents by building a powerful and creative tool to support them. I am especially excited to introduce and share this platform with Librarians and Parents who have a significant role in supporting our children’s reading habits.”
BiblioNasium, Where Kids Flex Their Reading Muscles, is a safe social digital community where young readers connect with friends, teachers/librarians and their parents to explore, share book reviews and recommendations. Among features that are especially created for young readers are BiblioNasium’s book reviews, online reading logs, reading challenges and virtual rewards. BiblioNasium also seamlessly integrates the Lexile® Reading Levels for tens of thousands of books so the site users can select books that are at the right reading level for each individual child. Parents and teachers especially trust the built-in privacy and child protection measures. BiblioNasium is COPPA certified by Privo.
For more information please visit BiblioNasium.com or contact info(at)Biblionasium(dot)com