April 2013 Newsletter


April is a busy month in the Learning Commons! READO, the Columbia Blowfish Reading Program, and our author visit all happen this month! Be sure to look at your READO board closely - lots of exciting things to celebrate this month are listed (Draw a Bird Day, Meet @ Main, DEAR Day, Poem in your Pocket Day, and more!)

Please let your Learning Commons Team know what we can do to help!

Happy Spring!

Your Learning Commons Team

Check THIS out!

Did you know that you can filter your Google search results by reading level? Watch this video to learn more about the reading level tool!

Google Search - Reading level

Phil Bildner

Wednesday, April 10th 2013 at 8am

1118 Old Cherokee Road

Lexington, SC

Author, Phil Bildner will be coming to NPES on April 10, 2013! We are SO EXCITED for his visit!

Meet @ Main

Thursday, April 18th 2013 at 6pm

5440 Augusta Road

Lexington, SC

Join NPES and other elementary schools from across the district as we meet at the Lexington County Public Library to read, play, and watch Porkchop Productions!

Lion Cub Storytime

Friday, April 26th 2013 at 9am

1118 Old Cherokee Road

Lexington, SC

About Us

The Vision and Mission of the New Providence Elementary School Learning Commons is to ensure that students are effective users of ideas and information in regards to both print and online resources. We strive to provide library media materials and services appropriate to the curriculum of the school and to provide library media materials and services that meet the information and recreational needs of the learning community and that will encourage the 4 C's - Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Creativity, and Communication. We provide opportunities for collaboration between the Learning Commons Specialist, the Technology Integration Specialist, and the Classroom Teacher to integrate information literacy and technology into instruction.