Learning Commons Updates

Classes and small groups continued check out this week, and classes continued coming through to hear stories! Third grade math classes solved word problems and worked with the bee bots, and we are preparing for our book fair next week! Please feel free to stop by and see us!

The Book Fair is Coming…

Oct. 16— Oct. 20

We will be open Mon., Wed., Thurs., 7:15 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Fri. 7:15-9:00 a.m.

Special Hours Tuesday, Oct. 17th

open from 7:15 a.m. UNTIL 6:00 p.m.

Proceeds from this Book Fair will be used to purchase

Books and Media Resources for students and teachers.

How the Book Fair Works

Attached is a flier that previews only a few of the extraordinary selections available.  We have books for all ages, including adults!  While you may order from the flier, plan to come to our Book Fair and experience the excitement firsthand with your child.

Help Classroom Libraries

The Classroom Wish List program works with teachers to add appropriate books to classroom libraries.  You may donate teacher-selected books to your child’s classroom in your child’s name or give a gift certificate.  A bookplate is provided for each book donated.

Share the Gift of Reading

You may purchase Scholastic Book Fair Gift Certificates for your children, teachers, friends, and others.  Forms will be available at the Book Fair.  Completed Gift Certificates will be given to the child or the recipient.

** Please be advised that the books and other articles in the Book Fair are chosen by Scholastic and not by the Media Specialist. Parents are always the best judge of what is appropriate for their children, and we suggest that parents guide their children’s Book Fair choices.

 

Technology Tip Tuesday

This week’s tip is a quick, easy way to display and hide your desktop. Click the Windows key + D to open the desktop view and hide your open page. Then, click Win + D
again to reopen your content page.

Learning Commons Updates

Classes and small groups continued check out this week, and classes continued coming through to hear stories! Some third grade classes came to visit for a book tasting where they got to “sample” books that perhaps they wouldn’t normally checkout.  Also, fourth grade students continued their poet research using CDL,

Technology Tip Tuesday

This week’s tech tip serves as a reminder for how to access Cobb Digital Library (CDL). Many students are starting research and will need the databases found in CDL. You can click here to access the site, and students can login in from there. If students need help remembering their login, come see Mrs. Sherman!

Learning Commons Updates

Classes and small groups continued check out this week, and Kindergarten continued working on their sight word search in the learning commons this week as well. Also, fourth grade students finished coming through for their poet research and CDL review.

Learning Commons Updates

With this week be an unexpected short week from Hurricane Irma, classes and small groups continued check out this week, and Kindergarten began working on their sight word search in the learning commons this week as well.

Learning Commons Updates

Remember tomorrow, September 8th, is the last day to log summer reading minutes! You can click here to access the site to log your minutes. If you have issues logging in, let Mrs. Sherman know! Top readers will receive special prizes from our fall Scholastic book fair!

Classes and small groups continued check out this week, and Kindergarten and first grade classes listened to a variety of stories during their class time. We also talked about how to select books that are just right for us!

Also, 4th grade teams (Raniere and Chaffins ELA) started the research process for researching a poet of their choice. They received and introduction/review of Cobb Digital Library, as well as databases they can use in their research and how to navigate through these databases.  (AASL 1.2.2, NETS-S 1A)

 

 

Technology Tip Tuesday

This week’s tip is a final reminder for everyone to keep logging their summer reading minutes with Scholastic! You can click here to access the site to log your minutes. If you have issues logging in, let Mrs. Sherman know! Top readers will receive special prizes from our fall Scholastic book fair! You have until September 8th (this Friday) to log your minutes!

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