@GwynethJones - The Daring Librarian

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About me

Gender Female
Industry Education
Occupation Teacher Librarian & Technology Specialist
Location DC Metro, United States
Introduction Gwyneth is a blogger, a Tweeter, a Future Ready International Keynote EdTech & Librarian speaker, a trope and meme archivist, creator of content, a citizen of advocacy, and a resident of social media. Ms. Jones is a Google Certified Innovator & Ambassador, a PBS / MPT American Graduate Champion,of Change, PBS, NTTI, & MPT Teacher of the Year (2001), and the author of the award winning The Daring Librarian blog. In recognition of being a change agent in her field, Ms. Jones was named an Innovator and one of 50 international Movers & Shakers 2011 by Library Journal Magazine and also on of 50 Librarians to Follow on Instagram by Scholastic Education. She has also been named a Gale/Cengage New Leader, and the Best of the Best and a Visionary Leader by Teacher Librarian Magazine. As a leader of Education Technology, Ms. Jones was honored to have been elected twice to the ISTE Board of Directors representing all PK-12 educators and school librarians. Her work & writings have been featured in the New York Times, NEA Today Magazine, Information Today Magazine, The Washington Post, and the Huffington Post. Admittedly, she’s also a goofball, a geek, and ridiculously humble.
Interests Reading, Pop culture, Science!, Ancient History, Pax Romana, 50 B.C.Celt, XTC, Snark & the Steampunk aesthetic
Favorite Movies A Few Good Men, Shaun of the Dead, Snatch, Indiana Jones series, MIB, Harry Potter (natch) The Englishman Who Went up a Hill but Came down a Mountain, Forrest Gump, Crazy Rich Asians, The Hate U Give.
Favorite Music XTC, Beasty Boys, Ska, New Wave, Alternative, Weezer, Clearlake, Dead Kennedys, Black Flag, Sex Pistols, Clash, Siouxsie & the Banshees, and Bach.
Favorite Books Time and Again by Jack Finney, Harry Potter Series, Chronicles of Narnia series, Anne of Green Gables series, Hunger Games series, and like a billion others because she's like a Librarian, right?