GCS Media Matters

Upcoming Task and Dates to Remember for this Week.

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This Week March 21-25

Remember our Extreme Transformation Challenge... Send before pictures to gruert@gcsnc.com


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Dates to Remember



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Give Five – Read Five Information

We are excited about the many opportunities Give Five – Read Five and the new partnership with myON will bring to students this year. For more information, including resources designed to help schools and partners conduct local Give Five – Read Five initiatives, visit http://www.ncpublicschools.org/give5read5/ . Thank you for your interest in North Carolina’s Give Five – Read Five campaign. Your support will help students across our state return to school this fall better prepared to learn.

CLICK HERE for more Information
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Virtual Cultural Festival

Bring the world to your students by participating in our Virtual Cultural Festival on Friday, April 8, 2016! All sessions are FREE and open to all K-12 teachers and students.

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DPI Lunch and Learn PD Opportunity

ITF "Pursues professional development opportunities outside the school and/or district to enhance professional practice" (Standard 5, Element B, Accomplished)

SLMC "Applies and implements knowledge and skills attained from professional development to improve the library program and their practice" (Standard 5, Element B, Accomplished)


Below is the link to register for the April 26th lunch and learns for our region. If you plan to attend, please register so that we can ensure adequate space and lunches. Registration is first come, first served, and each venue has an attendance cap. If you have any questions, please contact your regional DTL consultant.

Registration

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Would your school benefit from a poetry workshop? Call to discuss a school visit.

Using discussion, examples, movement, and writing, Julia’s poetry workshops invite students to feel the music of poetry. Julia addresses focus, strong words, sound and rhythm, concision, sensory language and more. She inspires students to create collaborative poems and leaves them with enthusiasm and ideas to develop on their own poems.

About the author and poet

  • Poetry workshop leader in schools (gr. 1-12) and conferences
  • Author of nine books that keep North Carolina stories, three using poetry
  • Over 60 poems in magazines (Cricket, Pockets…)
  • Poetry workshop leader, Phoenix Literary Festival, High Point University, 10 years
  • Guilford County High School Poet Laureate final judge for 2010

Julia Taylor Ebel ~(336) 454-1957

ebel@northstate.net ~ www.JuliaEbel.com
Rates are reasonable and negotiable.

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We need your input

Many media specialist are in need of a good sub that knows Destiny and simple Library procedures. Do you know who to recommend?

Library Media Services

Have a wonderful week!

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