Today the winner of the Caldecott Medal was announced!! Did you pick the winner???
Have you ever won a medal – for a great job, a sport, a painting? If you could win a medal, what would you work for? Every year since 1937, a beautifully illustrated picture book wins a Caldecott Medal, all thanks to a man named Randolph Caldecott! Some favorites that we all love have been… Read More What book should win the Caldecott MEDAL 2021?
What do YOU want to create, make, build, design, or invent?!?! This week is the time for you to record your creation on Ms. Nerkizian’s Flipgrid for WOS’ Virtual Maker Faire! There are a few books and also some videos of possible jobs that involve the STEAM way of thinking! STEAM stands for S =… Read More What do YOU want to create, make, build, design, or invent?!?! Creation Station = Maker Faire is THIS WEEK!
Our great friend Ms. Eyer (Library Media Specialist at TZHS) has found this AMAZING book: Emily’s Idea written by Christine Evans. This book truly reminds us: We Are All in This Together! Please look at the slideshow of how to create as many dolls as we can, just like Emily. Like sidewalk chalk and rainbow… Read More Emily’s Idea – A Little Creation Can Make a BIG Difference!
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 …
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso This week you get to pick your journey – taking a closer look at Art: from learning about types of art, to famous artists – or getting a glimpse at The History of Sound or making an… Read More Art History Week! Celebrate World Art Day on Wednesday April 15th!
This year each class chose to read a different book – Growing Up Pedro, Crossing Niagara, Mudball . . . after each class read one of those books, we then collected some thoughts: what we notice, what we know, what we wonder. Can’t wait to learn all about the writing process and how to draw… Read More Matt Tavares is a favorite annual visitor!