D97 Library Newsletter

Welcome Back 2019

Start of a Great School Year!

Thank you for visiting our monthly newsletter for all teachers, parents, and community members of District 97. Each month, D97 teacher librarians collaborate to bring you useful information, and highlight some of the things our students are learning in our libraries.

We love to hear from you! This month's collaborating teacher librarians:

Erin Howe: ehowe@op97.org- Hatch

New Back to School Books to Read!

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Celebrate International Dot Day, September 15th-ish

Imagine the power and potential of millions of people around the world connecting, collaborating, creating and celebrating all that creativity inspires and invites. Join the growing global community of creativity champions using their talents, gifts and energy to move the world to a better place. Inspired by Peter H. Reynolds' book, The Dot, International Dot Day invites all to leave your mark on the world in a positive way! Get inspired by checking out how celebrities have celebrated Dot Day!

Tips on Using an iPad

During the first few weeks of school, all the 3rd-5th graders will be given their school issued iPad. Here are few helpful articles on how to use the iPad and have balance in this digital world!
Parents' Ultimate Guide to You Tube

How to enjoy YouTube with your kids without feeling overwhelmed and confused.

IPad Care and Trouble Shooting

Made by another school district, this great video will remind families of the basics for caring for their iPads.

Family Media Contract

Use this Family Media Agreement and Device Contract to set realistic rules that make sense for your family so you and your kids can make the most out of media and tech time.

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