Much easier than using Audacity for quick recordings!
---- To the kiddos: "Don't want to check out a book today? It's ok if you're already in a committed relationship - I don't want you to cheat on the book you're already reading!
You arrive, bringing with you the book you are currently reading (you have to have started it).
The format will be similar to our normal speed dating events but the idea behind literary speed dating is that everyone discusses the books they are reading and why they like them.
One activity that I’ve found to be extremely successful this year is a round of “Book Speed Dating.” I know that this is an activity that many librarians have done for years…it’s tried and true for a reason!
Here’s how I’ve put together this activity: I always get great feedback from teachers and students with this activity…they love it!
By the final round, about half of the students will typically have a book that they want to check out.
) tongue-in-cheek script with the directions for this activity set to the INSTRUMENTAL version of Let's Get it On by Marvin Gaye, set the Love Time Bomb for 1 or 2 min and Booya!
Sometimes I read the script live with the Marvin Gaye track going on in the background & and sometimes I play the recording and pantomime the directions in a goofball exaggerated way! LOL) I recorded the script & activity directions on Vocaroo - a fun, free, easy voice recording site that requires no sign-up and gives links, embed code, and a QR Code! You can also download the MP3 to play in your i Tunes!