It's A Jungle in There...
Monthly Happenings in the JGMES Media Center- April/May 2016
Has your class explored the Makerspace yet?
Stations to explore:
MakeyMakey- What creates a closed circuit?
littleBits- What can you create using these magnetic circuits?
Osmo- Use tangrams to create different shapes
LEGO Challenge Cards- Can you use LEGOs to complete a challenge?
STEM Challenges- Which group can make the tallest tower using 15 pipe cleaners? How many books can a piece of paper hold?
Days of Instruction: 20
Total number of circulations: 2,969
Check-outs per student (based on 520 students): 5.22
Check-outs per instructional day: 148.5
Days of Instruction: 13.5
Total number of circulations: 2,637
Check-outs per student (based on 520 students): 4.64
Check-outs per instructional day: 195.3
Days of Instruction: 19
Total number of circulations: 2,486
Check-outs per student (based on 520 students): 4.38
Check-outs per instructional day: 131
Circulations to date (beginning of the school year to April 29): 22,727
LOOK NEW BOOKS!
A Trip Around the World: Bringing cultural awareness to your classroom with activities across the curriculum
Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically in the Primary Grades
The Skillful Teacher: Building Your Teaching Skills
How to Develop a Professional Portfolio
The First Days of School: How to be an Effective Teacher
Thinking Through Project-Based Learning: guiding deeper inquiry
Teaching with Love & Logic: Taking control of the classroom
Yardsticks: Children in the Classroom Ages 4-14
Guided Reading: good first teaching for all children
Word Matters: Teaching phonics and spelling in the reading/writing classroom
50 Literacy Strategies
The Book Whisperer: Awakening the inner reader in every child
Falling in Love with Close Reading
Using Ten Frames to Teach Number Sense: Grades K-1
It Makes Sense!: using ten-frames to build number sense Grades K-2
It Makes Sense!: using hundreds charts to build number sense Grades K-2
Building Number Sense: game & activities to practice combinations to 10
Mathematics Today: Book Two Grades 4-5
Mathematics Today: Book One Grades 2-3
Media Center Daily Schedule
8:45 am-9:15 am: Open Check-out
9:15 am- 12:00 pm: Flexible schedule for collaboration/Open check-out
12:00 pm-3:45 pm: Closed for Check-out/Fixed Media Class Schedule for grades K-2