Media Tech Bytes
Volume 3: January 2015
PYP in the Library!
January is All About Being an Inquirer!
Someone who is an inquirer enjoys learning and have the skills necessary to conduct research.
Possible Correlating Attitudes: Appreciation, Cooperation, Commitment, Creativity, Curiosity, Enthusiasm, and Independence.
Check out the January PYP Newsletter with suggestions of books for each of these attitudes and attributes! Now you can find links to PYP newsletters on our Destiny Homepage!
January Culture Kits at Fox Road!
Culture Kits Are (almost) Here!
February kits: Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, China, Indonesia, Lesotho
March kits (still in the works): Austria, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China Tea Ceremony Kit, Dominican Republic, London
April kits: Brazil, El Salvador, France, Hinduism, Kenya, Uganda, Vietnam
For more information, see your media specialist.
Culturegrams and the C.I.A. World Factbook
You can find culturegrams at https://online.culturegrams.com
See your media specialist for login information.
The C.I.A. World Factbook is a great place to find out where in the world a country is located. Need to show your students exactly where Lesotho is while using your culture kit? Check it out on the world map at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
Worldmapper is the world as you have never seen it before. It is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map depending on what subject area you are researching. Have you ever wondered what country has the most food exports or what country has the highest total population? Wonder no more! With Worldmapper, you have that information at your fingertips. You can compare countries and watch as our country shrinks and grows before your eyes depending on the topic of the map. Be enlightened today by viewing some maps!http://www.worldmapper.org