Lawrence Middle School Library

January - Issue Number 47

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Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - January 17, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr: Risked Life for Civil Rights Movement | Biography

Teacher's Corner

50 Educational Brain Breaks

Quick, easy activities to help kids re-energize, refocus and give their brains a boost.

The 25+ Best Typing Apps for Students

More than ever, typing is an essential part of learning. Developing this skill doesnโ€™t have to be boring. Check out these interactive & educational typing apps.

Best Funny Short Stories to Teach

Hereโ€™s a list of funny short stories to use in your classroom when you want to bring a bit of humor to your lesson. Brought to you by We Are Teachers.

Gamify your math class with Blooket (MS & HS)

Try this new platform to gamify your newest math lesson. You wonโ€™t be sorry.

Agent of Change

Sidney Poitier: In Memoriam
SIDNEY POITIER: ONE BRIGHT LIGHT

4 Ways Sidney Poitier was a trailblazer on and off the screen - Read all about it !!

Kindness 2022

Download the new kindness calendar to practice kindness each day of 2022!

Spotlight on a Database

Rosen Interactive Ebook Collection

Find a variety of ebooks on a great mix of curriculum topics to be used in class. Students with an interest in nonfiction topics will be thrilled to explore their own personal reading interests here. Check it out !!

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Most Anticipated YA Books of 2022

Setting a new reading goal, or starting a new reading challenge, the new year is a great way to hit refresh and jump into reading with an approach that works for you. Happy reading!

12 Middle Grade Books - that Tackle Mental Health

Here are 12 kid-approved books that tackle mental health in a relatable way for young people. The books on this reading list have received rave reviews from young readers.

๐Ÿ“š Peninsula Public Library ๐Ÿ“š

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 Tutor.com

SORA - Find a book in the LMS Virtual Library

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

Find exciting Ebooks in our Lawrence Bookmarks on Your Chromebook - Tumble Books & Teen Book Cloud - Remember: Readers are Leaders

โœ๏ธ Research โœ๏ธ

Access our School Library Databases using the link in our Lawrence Bookmarks on your ChromeBook or use the link offered here. Locate Lawrence Elementary/Middle School in the menu. The Username and Password = broadway

๐Ÿ˜Ž Word of the Day ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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

๐Ÿ“– This Day in History ๐Ÿ“–

Encyclopedia Britannica brings you this day in history. Check out the option to find out what happened in history on your birthday.

Fun For Everyone

๐ŸŽจ Google Arts & Culture ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŽจ

Check out Google Arts & Culture site for amazing things to do and places to visit.

25 Cool Winter Videos Kids Can Watch on Snowy Days

When the temperature drops and chilly winds blow in, itโ€™s the perfect time of year to stay inside and watch some videos! something here for every age and interest, but take time to preview videos to ensure theyโ€™re appropriate for your audience.

20 Really Cool and Useful Websites for Kids

Useful websites for kids must be engaging for children, and both safe and offering some educational value for parents to love them as well. Here are 20 sites are a bit more off the beaten and well-known path.

โœ๏ธ Top 10 Study Tips โœ๏ธ

It's never too early โ€“ or too late โ€“ to develop good study habits. The sooner you get into a good study groove, the easier everything will be and the more your chances of getting good marks will improve.

Issue # 47 - Jan. 16 - Jan. 31