Legos Building Literacy
Sponsored by OKSL
In this session participants will learn how to integrate Lego bricks into their literacy programs, specifically focusing on Lego StoryStarter kits and the Story Visualizer app.
Alex Gates, MLIS (University of Oklahoma), is the head librarian at Hoover Elementary School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In his library, he serves children from Pre K to 6th grade and their teachers. His interest in comics and graphic novels began at an early age helping his father run his comic book store, Sooner Books and Comics, on Saturdays. His love of libraries also began early. His first real job at 16 was being a shelver at the downtown branch of the Tulsa City-County Library.