Posted by Tony Keefer (@tonykeefer) Dublin (Ohio) City Schools
I seriously cannot believe the excitement about March Book Madness. The Twitter thread #2015MBM makes my day whenever I check it. When the small group of us decided to launch the idea of a 'connected' March Book Madness we really didn't know what to expect, but I am pretty sure we didn't think that over 500 schools would be participating in some way. In case you haven't been keeping up on the hashtag in Twitter here are some of the many things that made me smile.
Lots of "giant" brackets:
Some wonderful videos:
Kids getting excited about books and the choices they will make:
A first grade class going crazy with VoiceThread. I would have no idea which one to choose, because they all are delightful. If you go to their class Twitter account, @Frazier1st, you can check them out.
A Padlet filled with book trailers for March Book Madness:
Due to the unbelievable reaction to March Book Madness, PARCC testing and a lot of other things, Scott and I are a little behind on getting the Map updated. We will get it done, so if you think you submitted your location and don't see it yet, please check on Monday before resubmitting.