The month of June is such a beautiful month – weather is getting nicer – so much fun to be had in the Great Outdoors!! This month is National Great Outdoors Month and one way of many to celebrate is to write poems about nature, about outdoor fun activities, about friends – you can write… Read More Happy National Outdoors Month!! Remembering Eric Carle who LOVED Nature too!
Happy School Library Month!! Did you know that back in 1985 that was when Senator Daniel Moynihan made April the month to celebrate School Library Month!? I might be bias, but I feel libraries are some of the best places to explore! 😁 Today we have many different centers to choose from to… Read More School Libraries are Where Learning Never Ends!
Let’s explore different parts of Mexico from foods, to languages, to traditions, to comparing ways of living in Mexico to America! This connects to our Pick a Reading Partner book: Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring by Angela Cervantes! We all get to work independently today – we have so many different… Read More Connecting to the Culture of Mexico and Having Fun with our Estaciónes
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 …