Madison Library Learning Center

October 2016

Scholastic "Bookaneer" Book Fair

Sign up on the Book Fair Google Doc for your class to come to view the fair and write their "wishlist" for either Tuesday, October 11 or Wednesday, October 12, 2016. There will be no class check outs during the book fair. Teachers are encouraged to fill out classroom "wish list" forms while their students are viewing the fair. Here is a "thank you" form letter from Scholastic you may use if a student purchases a book for your classroom.


Tuesday, October 11 - 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM (Parent/teacher conference night)

Wednesday, October 12 - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday, October 13 - 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM (Parent/teacher conference night)

Friday, October 30 - Take Down Fair

Halloween Books Pulled and On a Cart in the LLC!

Lee Cook's Workout

Click here to look at information Lee gave out. You can also access the information on the Madison Mountain Lair, under technology tools. The theme was Anytime Anywhere Communication. Click on the tab, Digitized Classroom for some new information using Google Classroom. Try Google Cast for Education when students are presenting to the class. Under the tab, Digital communication, check out Adobe Spark. It is a tool like photo story. Very easy to use. The following staff members went to this workout if you have any questions: Tim, Diane, Courtenay, and Jessica.

Election Sources


  1. "Does Your Vote count?" The Electoral College Explained (Ted-ed) (5th & up)
  2. Also try Safari: Log in with your A0 login credentials.


  1. How to Become President
  2. Scholastic News-Elections
  3. Time for Kids - Elections
  4. Ben's Guide for Kids-Elections
  5. PebbleGo Vote! (usually a subscription needed, but free during election)

Thanks to the Shimp Family

The Shimp family built Madison School a Lego Board and purchased a White board for the GetFit lab. Fifth graders added positive words to the lego board. Students wrote their favorite book and drew their favorite character on the white board.
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Get Fit Lab in the Library Learning Center

Two projects this month include:

3rd grade students are experimenting with force and motion.

2nd grade students are creating landforms.