Willard Library News

Resources, events, and ideas...

Willard School Library

Our library is here to support staff and students in meeting educational goals. This weekly newsletter will update you on new resources and ideas that are available physically and digitally. This first edition is longer in order to update you on changes and remind you of how to access information.
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Big 6

Evaluation will be the next step in the Big 6 but with testing and other special events this month we will wait until April or May for that.

Other Lessons???

Don't forget some lessons we have done in the past -



  • Plagairism
  • Primary sources
  • Website evaluation (Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus,etc for 4th, a fake explorer website for 5th)

Bee-Bots, Pro-Bots, etc

1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade teachers - We can use Bee-Bots to practice skill in all content areas and practice coding skills at the same time. Sign up for some times to use these in your classroom.


3rd, 4th, 5th grade teachers - You can also you Bee-Bots but you can also up the ante with Pro-Bots. Ask Mrs. McAllister or me about what we have been doing with Pro-Bots.

Chickadee and MSBA

All grades will be voting by the end of March for either Chickadee or Maine Student Book Award (or both - 4th grade). Please sign up for a time to vote as a class and play the Kahoot. We will be competing against CJL with the MSBA Kahoot.