Alice Florance

Alice Florance is the Library Media Specialist at T.O.A.S.T.. Her work in the Library Media Center includes the promotion of literacy, hands-on and accessible project-based design and sharing, collaboration and problem-solving, ethical and prodcutive inquiry learning, and the development of other 21st century skills.From the instant she noticed Scratch in the literature, Alice knew that Scratch would provide her young students with the context and tools fundamental to 21st Century learning. Alice’s exploration of Scratch combines her early doctoral interests in cognition and language development with her roles as an active information specialist including teaching and instruction, curriculum and technology integration, and collaboration.