EHT Media Specialists Weekly Update


WEEK OF MAY 24th, 2020

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The media specialists are here for you! We have decided to highlight and provide you all with three great resources per week and grade level to enhance your remote learning. We realize these are overwhelming, challenging and unprecedented times so we have made an effort to keep things simple. These resources can be utilized by students, staff and parents. Please feel free to contact any of us by email to share ideas, concerns and questions. Also remember that we have resources listed on our individual websites to enhance your remote learning.

Elementary Level Resources

Storytime with Ryan & Craig

Storytime with Ryan & Craig is a free, short-form reading show for children, parents & educators. Every week, Ryan and Craig us their sense of humor to read aloud a new children’s book, which make the read aloud exciting and fun! This show is different from other read aloud; it’s hosted by not one, but two men, which is fairly uncommon in the literacy and early education world. This offers a new dynamic to inspire and excite both boys and girls about reading!

Free Resource

ReadWorks is committed to solving America’s reading comprehension crisis and student achievement gap. Driven by cognitive science research, ReadWorks creates world-class content, teacher guidance, and integrated tools that improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement.

Middle School Resources

Time Edge/Time for Kids

Each week, the free digital library will offer a 6-8 edition of Time Edge. The digital editions featured in the free digital library allow children to flip through content in the same way they do with print editions, which are actively designed to engage kids. TIME Edge content will also be available in a printable PDF version to ensure access for all students.

Stop Motion Studio

Bring out the budding filmmakers in you with this easy-to-use app. Students can act in their videos or just use clay, drawing, and photos to create animated sequences that demonstrate events and concepts across subjects. This app is always free!
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Memorial Day

Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

These links will take you to Memorial Day celebrations.

Manned Space Launch

On Wednesday, May 27th, SpaceX and NASA will launch a manned rocket. This is the first manned ship to launch from U.S. soil since 2011. You can watch this exciting Falcon 9 rocket launch on television and online at 4:32 pm.

Nineteen hours after the launch the Dragon capsule is scheduled to dock at the International Space Station.

High School/Eagle Academy Resources

Ms. Grossman has set up a Google Classroom for the high school and Eagle Academy students to connect, share resources and to be supported through this pandemic.

Egg Harbor Township High School Google Classroom code: gcy3tgt

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May 1 International Tuba Day

Space Day

May 2 Free Comic Book Day

May 4 Star Wars Day

May 9 Mother's Day

May 13 School Nurses Day

May 25 Memorial Day

May 26 Sally Ride Day

Check out this link for a list of all the other special days in May!