Sites for Ebooks & Keyboarding

Use home screen time for some reading and keyboard practice.

With your JMRL Library card number:

Overdrive ebooks http://goo.gl/iW3fbL


Ebooks BWES Library Owns:

Lerner: http://goo.gl/dbRUYG

Mackin VIA www.mackinvia.com Username: bwes Password: cats


Other free sites for kids' ebooks:

This list of bookmarked favorites (and feel free to search for other sites):

https://www.diigo.com/user/mtechman/shortlist

On this list, the site your gr 2 - 5 student explored in the library:

We Give Books http://www.wegivebooks.org/ has over 200 ebooks


Keyboarding - why it matters

As students do more online writing, they need to become more efficient at keyboarding. We have no "computer lab" teacher and not much time in the day for typing practice, so keyboarding is something to support at home. Even 10 minutes a day can make a big difference!

Sites that teach proper form:

Typing Club http://www.typingclub.com/

Big Brown Bear http://bigbrownbear.co.uk/learntotype/

Typing with Burton http://www.growing.course.com/level_1/keyboard/index.html

Sites for fun typing games, once you know proper form:

http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/keyboarding-touchtype