News and resources from Raymond Park Mediaplex

Great Start!

We are off to a great school year! It has been wonderful to see students and teachers in the Mediaplex. Now that we have our library classes going, I would love to see students in the Mediaplex labs. I would be happy to find resources or brainstorm ideas of how this space can support your curriculum and students. Please feel free to contact me. I would also be willing to come to a content area or grade level meetings to see how I may be able to support future units. As of right now, the three Middle School Specialists have started gathering resources for units and performance tasks. We have unit 1 completed for ELA. Contact me if you have any questions about the resources. Let me know how I can help you in any way!

Digital Content

Bookmarking Tools

Each newsletter edition I am going to highlight a few tools and resources that can help you in the classroom. I hope you get the opportunity to delve into these further. If you need more information or help just let me know!

Bookmarking tools for students

  • Symbaloo - Symbaloo is a personal startpage that allows you to easily navigate the web and compile your favorite sites all in to one visual interface. Save your bookmarks in the cloud and access them from anywhere with any device.

  • Diigo - Save and tag your online resources to use anywhere. Annotate web pages and PDF’s

  • Padlet Mini - This is a Chrome Extension that makes it easy to send links, videos, and images to a public or private Padlet walls.

  • Educlipper - Similar to Pinterest, this site allows teachers and students to create clips and organize to share work or resources

Scholastic Book Fair

Monday, Sep. 21st, 10am to Friday, Sep. 25th, 2pm

Raymond Park LGI

Our first book fair is coming up. It is September 21st - 25th. I will be sending flyers home with students the next couple of weeks during library classes. Books can also be ordered online from 9/16 - 9/29. Just go to this link and click on Shop Now.

Online Bookfair

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