Hubbard School Library E-News

January 10, 2014

Get More Out Of Study Island

Make sure that you and your students are getting the most out of Study Island by accessing one the free online learning modules. These modules can be completed at any time. Simply click on the link to the module of your choice. You will be prompted to enter your name, email, and the name of your school and then you will be on your way toward learning more about Study Island's valuable resources.

To access the modules click HERE

Study Island offers modules to help you learn more about….

Intense Test Prep with Study Island--In this recorded workshop, learn how to effectively prepare your students for state testing by using Study Island.

Instructional Strategies for Using Study Island Daily--During this recorded virtual workshop, we will explore warm-up, wrap-up, and topic introduction ideas.

Benchmarking with Study Island--During this recorded virtual workshop, you will learn how to use our benchmarking feature, read the results, and take that information to drive instruction in the classroom.

Transitioning to Common Core State Standards with Study Island--View this recorded session to learn how Study Island's resources can help ease your transition from your state’s standards to Common Core State Standards.

And much more!

Helpful Common Core Websites

Here are some online resources that might prove helpful with Common Core.

The Teachers Corner -- This site has resources, plans, worksheets, and activities that can be used with your students. (Grades K-5)

NASA for Educators -- NASA for educators has a wealth of resources. It has television shows, lesson plans, and other resources that are helpful. (Grades K-12)

The National Science Digital Library -- This is a wonderful site, as well. Select the "Standards" tab at the top of the NSDL website to view the lessons. (Grades K-12)

Read Across America March 3 - 7, 2014

“Oh the places you can go, with reading” will be our theme for Read Across America this year! I am looking forward to planning activities for the week of Monday, March 3, -Friday, March 7, 2014. If you have any ideas that you would like to share with me, I am open to suggestions for that week. Thanks so much for your time!

-- Mary Ann Smiley (

Media Center Resources

Below are links to the Media Center resources.

Please disregard any email you receive from an event you create on any of the Media Center resource calendar saying that your event was declined.

How can we help you?

Amy E. Slade, MLIS

Mary Ann Smiley