EHT Media Specialists Weekly Update

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WEEK OF MAY 10, 2020

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Welcome

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.

Abdo Digital Bookshelf

Free digital library and databases for pre-K through 12. https://abdobooks.com/covid-19-resources

Everywhere Book Fest (All Ages)

A virtual gathering of authors, illustrators, and books for all ages!
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Middle School Resources

Introducing the Next Phase of Harry Potter at Home

Some of the best-loved faces from global entertainment, music and sport have lent their voices to the story they love by recording videos of themselves reading the timeless first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone/Sorcerer’s Stone. Excitingly, Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen Fry, David Beckham, Dakota Fanning, Claudia Kim, Noma Dumezweni, and Eddie Redmayne are amongst the cast of narrators, with more surprises and special appearances from across the Wizarding World and beyond to come. Each will be reading different sections of this iconic book – with its themes of family, friendship, courage and overcoming adversity – to families around the world. Check it out! https://www.wizardingworld.com/chapters/reading-the-boy-who-lived

ARC Bookshelf - American Reading Company

ARC Bookshelf is a mobile application available on iOS, Android and viewable on the web, providing American Reading at Home titles specially designed for successful reading practice.

Create an account and receive six free eBooks in English and six free eBooks in Spanish.

Use coupon code 20-EBOOKS for an additional 20 free eBooks of your choice from American Reading at Home. Check it out! https://www.americanreadingathome.com/bookshelf/

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

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Discover why May was chosen to be Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. These links include many resources including those specifically for educators.
This article shares free resources for many subject areas and grade levels. Visit a zoo, complete an art project, or find Carmen Sandiego, you can find something here!


https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/03/live-zoo-cams-free-abc-mouse-scholastic-the-ultimate-guide-oto-free-resources-for-remote-learning-during-coronavirus.html

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!

http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/may.htm