This week we started with International Peace Day on September 21st!! We are discussing ways to bring our minds, our bodies, and our breath back to a peaceful state. “I am at peace when I am reading” said a student from Ms. Sommers’s class – and a lot of us feel this way, especially Ms.… Read More Peace & Parr: Be Who You Are!
This week we will be exploring how DOTS are a part of our world! From Braille to Morse Code, to Lite-Brite – there are so many ways that we can be creative using dots! Thanks to Peter H. Reynolds – he has written books celebrating creativity and we have enjoyed all of the Creatrilogy! We… Read More It’s Dot Week!!
We ALL miss our lives at WOS! I miss all of your faces so so much!! Ya know what I really don’t miss – THE COMPUTER SCREEN! It is easy to spend SO much time on the computer doing “online learning”, reading, face-timing with friends, but we all need a break from the screens sometimes. … Read More Happy School Library Month of 2020!! A Different Kind of School Library Month …
As we stay inside, trying to get our work done, trying to keep busy, and keep some sort of a schedule . . . Thursday is a good time to check-in with yourself. You are getting ready for the weekend, you are past the middle of the week… you probably need to take a deep… Read More Thriving Thursdays – Check In each week
This short video introduces students to the powerful idea that taking on challenges can grow and strengthen their brains, and that they have the power to make their brains stronger every day. Explore this book and discuss cerebral anatomy they will better understand that “each brain finds it’s own special way.” The story begins… Read More Throwback from Ms. Eyer’s Library Critical Thinking Challenges: A Walk in the Rain with a Brain
Read Across America is celebrated today, March 2! Schools celebrate this holiday to acknowledge Dr. Seuss, a childhood favorite! So instead of reading our familiar favorites that we love – let’s try something different, we are going to celebrate diversity, all of our cultures and lifestyles, in America!! This map was made by @TheBookWrangler –… Read More Read Across America = A Celebration of Cultures!
Martin Luther King Jr. had many words that were meant to make a big difference in the world! He was a preacher, but he also changed the lives of many. How do you think you can make a big difference? ONE little step can make a big change in the world! What’s YOUR word? Remember… Read More What is YOUR Word? How can YOU make a difference?