Lawrence Middle School Media Center

December 2022 - Issue #59

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Teachers Corner

30 Beautiful Holidays Around the World

Rich and diverse celebrations in our global community. Plus activities to celebrate them. Check out this page from we are teachers.

Adventures in Math

A free educational program to help teach math skills and financial responsibility. Interactive games, flashcards, lessons by grade level, family resources, and at-home activities. There is so much more to see & do here. Check out the site.

60 Funny Debate Topics for Kids of All Ages

Debate teaches key life skills, like learning to speak persuasively and listening with an open mind to other people’s opinions. These fun and funny debate topics give kids debating-skills practice in a low-stakes way. Get ready to argue and giggle!

10 Tips for Teaching Emotional Regulation

Learning to live with your emotions takes a lot of practice.Controlling emotion can be automatic, or it can require conscious effort. As we become more skilled at emotional regulation, our automatic responses are more likely to kick in.

Free Printables

Free printables and free downloads for your classroom! You don’t want to miss these free teacher resources. Make your teacher life easier with these worksheets, rubrics, posters, crafts, and more.

Free Coloring Pages

Create something beautiful with some of these free coloring pages for kids and adults. On this page you'll find a massive collection of seasonal coloring pages for occasions throughout the year.

Student Reading Lists by Grade

Check out these book suggestions from We Are Teachers - Whether you need books for your second grade library or reading lists for American Lit, they've got you covered.

Teaching students to be Cyber Saavy

As the world becomes increasingly connected, our students are going to face new challenges we haven’t even imagined! Algorithms. Cybersecurity. Data science. Cryptology. These are the tools they’ll need in order to meet those challenges head-on.

Spotlight on a Database

Brainpop ELL

Look in your lawrence bookmarks - School library databases - Discover 90 scaffolded lessons to build vocabulary and grammar skills for English learners at every level. IF PROMPTED FOR A username/password use - broadway

Author of interest

Kwame Alexander

The award-winning poet and author of more than 35 books writes for children and young adults. He is a self-proclaimed fan of other YA novelists Jacqueline Woodson and Nikki Grimes.

Visual poetry in The Crossover
📚 Peninsula Public Library 📚

Take a peek at what is going on at the Library! Find a book for curbside pick up! Take a trip to a museum with free passes! Database access also available.Use your library card to borrow books using Sora or get free homework help from

Brooklyn Public Library - Free Lesson Plans

This site has some revelent information that will jazz up your current plans. Dig deep into the history of Brooklyn with our free digital curricula and lesson plans. Check it out !!

New York Public Library

Get a library card, attend virtual programs and and so much MORE @ nypl. Check it out !!

Something for everyone

3 Easy Paper Crafts for Kids

3 Simple Paper Crafts for Kids | Easy Paper Craft for Kids Step by Step Tutorial
76 Cool Winter Jokes for Kids

Winter excitement and chaos is what our students are about! Calm the excitement with some belly laughs and some of our favorite winter jokes for kids.

25 Inspirational Quotes All Kids Should Hear

Some of the best advice given through the ages is actually the simplest that kids can grasp and hopefully become just a bit wiser by knowing.

😎 FUN & FREE Online Word Searches 😎

Easy, Medium & Hard - Challenge yourself

🌟 Difficult Hidden Pictures 🌟

These activity pages are amusing and entertaining, they help hone skills like paying attention to details, using visual memory, and practicing hand-eye coordination as they color in the shapes they find hidden in the fun artwork

Storyline Online

I love this site you nhave to check it out. Storyline Online receives over 140 million views annually from children all over the world.

📖 This Day in History 📖 brings you this day in history everyday. Check it out !!

😎 Word of the Day 😎

Learn a new word everyday. Impress your friends, family & teachers. Improve your vocabulary and SAT/ACT scores.

Common Sense Media

Reviews for what your kids are into (before they get into it). Trusted ratings created with families in mind.

December 2022 - Issue # 59