October 2018 archive

Technology Tip Tuesday

This week’s technology tip is a reminder of all the great resources available in Cobb Digital Library! Many students are starting the research process, and many will be using the databases in Cobb Digital Library. If you have questions about logging in at home or need help, please let Mrs. Sherman know!

Learning Commons Updates

We continued with another busy, fun-filled week this week in learning commons! Classes continued whole group and small group check out. Many Kindergarten and first grade class visited for fall/Halloween stories, and third grade and fourth classes started to review Cobb Digital Library resources they will use for their research! Also, on Thursday, the entire third grade will Skype with the author Kate Messner, the author of the Ranger in Time series. Additionally, K-2nd and 4th-5th will participate in a visit from an illustrator on Friday to celebrate Cobb EMC’s literacy week!

Learning Commons Updates

We have had a great, busy book fair week this week in the learning commons! We are open Thursday until 3:30PM and Friday until 9AM!

Please see below for some throwback Thursday pictures from last week’s literacy day! Special thanks to the public library and our PTSA who helped with the event!

Technology Tip Tuesday

This week’s tech tip is a reminder of the great resources available to students through the Library Pass program and partnership with the public libraries. For more information, click here, ask Mrs. Sherman, or visit your nearest public library!

Learning Commons Updates

We have had quite the week in the learning commons this week! The first Biblionasium challenge ended Wednesday night, and those who completed the challenge will be recognized today at our Literacy Day celebration!

Classes continued whole group and small group check out, and some students started using the self check-in and check-out stations this week. Also, Mrs. Orr’s class completed a growth mindset Breakout Edu, and Mrs. Raniere’s classes were using the learning commons computers to work on Sway creations.

Don’t forget that next week is our book fair during conference week! We will be open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 7:15 am – 3:30 p.m., Special Hours Wednesday, Oct. 17th from 7:15 a.m. UNTIL 6:00 p.m. and Friday Oct. 19 7:15 until 9:00 a.m.

Technology Tip Tuesday

This week’s tip is a final reminder that the first nine weeks Biblionasium challenge is still going on! Click here to log into Biblionasium, and remember you have until October 10th (this WEDNESDAY) to log five completed books, and if you have further questions let Mrs. Sherman know!

Learning Commons Updates

We hope everyone had a great fall break and a great first week back. Don’t forget we will be having our book fair during conference week (October 15th-19th), and we will celebrate our first literacy day on October 11th with prizes for those who completed the Biblionasium challenge (log books by October 10th!), a visit from the public librarian, and classroom activities that are literacy-based. The flyer for the event is below.

Literacy day_flyer_2018

We continued to see classes this week for a variety of activities and lessons. Classes continued small group and whole check out. Some students participated in Breakout Edu activities this week, and some second grade classes started to review nonfiction text features as well.

Technology Tip Tuesday

This week’s tip is another reminder that the first nine weeks Biblionasium challenge is still going on! Click here to log into Biblionasium, and remember you have until October 10th to log five completed books, and if you have further questions let Mrs. Sherman know!