Nancy Russell, Piermont’s Children Librarian, recently shared “Press Here” by Herve Tullet with kindergarden, first and second grade classes and… they all loved it! It was amazing to watch the students interact with this book. As readers press the start button, they immediately become engaged in a magical adventure. The dots will truly do amazing things that… Read More Throwback from Ms. Eyer’s Library Critical Thinking Challenges: Press Here
One can find just about anything that interests them on Pinterest! You never know where you will end up once you leap, feet first, down the “rabbit hole”! Well, today I ended up on the page, Teaching Books on video, YouTube, etc, composed by Melisa Michaels, Teacher Treasure Hunter! Here you will find approximately 90 picture books… Read More Throwback from Ms. Eyer’s Library Critical Thinking Challenges: The Power of Reading
Everybody LOVES technology! When using technology, students need to be reminded to “be safe” and to “be a good digital citizen”! As a class we will watch the 4 minute video below before starting any technology projects in the computer lab or the classroom! After viewing the video we will discuss how to stay safe online. Choose one of the following: Read… Read More Throwback from Ms. Eyer’s Library Critical Thinking Challenges: Digital Safety Hero
Faces of the Moon written by Bob Crelin, illustrated by Leslie Evans Why does the Moon seem to change shape from night to night?When we look into the sky the moon does not always look the same. The revolution of the Moon around the Earth makes the Moon appear as if it is changing shape… Read More Throwback from Ms. Eyer’s Library Critical Thinking Challenges: Why Does the Moon Change?
Help! An evil scientist has discovered a way to put the moon out of orbit! You have 30 minutes to save our earth and the solar system! Teamwork is important! Work must together to save our planet earth and our solar system. Answers may not always be as simple as they seem. Mrs. Levine and… Read More Throwback from Ms. Eyer’s Library Critical Thinking Challenges: Save the Solar System
The site, Chateau Meddybemps, is chalk full of wonderful activities that will enhance skills, concepts and at the same time build student stamina using the mouse. We had fun this week working on mouse maneuvers by decorating cakes in Bobby’s Busy Bakery. The students have lots of fun by moving things around until the cake looks… Read More Throwback from Ms. Eyer’s Library Critical Thinking Challenges: Mouse Maneuvers