I’ll give our media center specialists a little information about my class, and they go to work pulling high-interest books.When we arrive in the library, several books are arranged on tables and students find a table and sit with their guided note page.So, in addition to the people you’ll speed date one-on-one, you'll also have the opportunity to mingle with 70 singles at the after party!As a proponent of choice reading, I am always looking for ways to get books into the hands of my students and have them build their reading list, and what better way to celebrate Valentine’s week than having your students speed date books?Before you head out there and give speed dating a shot, Cupid has some advice on the do’s and don’ts: 1.Do dress to impress: It is important to dress nice, but not too fancy.
Students make notes on first impressions of the cover, the inside jacket blurb, and possibly even the first paragraph or two.
After students have completed the process, they will rank books deciding which book to begin reading immediately and which ones to add to their reading list.
More than 100 composers and musicians filed into a fast-shrinking auditorium at the Peabody Institute as part of the New Music Gathering conference over the weekend. As directed composers — clutching scores, laptops and headphones — fill an outer ring of chairs while musicians seat themselves in the inner ring directly across from them. “But if you meet someone you don’t like, wait three minutes and maybe the next one will be better.” And with that, they’re off. It’s the kind of standard question first dates are made of.
By Louisa Gonzales Make your single life more fun by starting off the New Year by trying something different. It can either be a hit or miss, but at least you’ll meet new people, gain new experience and maybe find new love.
Speed dating is a quick and easy way to put yourself out there and maybe find someone you want to have a relationship with.