NBMS Media Minute

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Thank You NBMS PTO!!!

Our very supportive PTO purchased thirty iPad minis for our students and staff! We shared the need of being able to provide a variety of technologies for our students to interact with and be able to create learning products and the PTO delivered!

Student Library Orientation Using iPads!!

Over the past 2 weeks, our students have visited the library to learn more about where materials are located, how to search for materials, and basic procedures in our library. They used our brand new iPad minis and the Aurasma app to scan images and watch short video segments about the various parts of our library. They enjoyed this interactive orientation-and it was SO easy to put together! Ask one of your students to tell you about this app...you may just want to use it in YOUR class too!

Do you want to know more??

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Aurasma Flipagram

Speaking of iPads....

Our goal is to put these iPads into the hands of as many kids as we can. In order to do this, we have designated Mondays and Thursdays as class check out days. During this time, we will also highlight a new app and give the students time to interact with it during their visit to the media center.

Teachers will need to self select the date and times they wish to bring their classes in for checkout and iPad exploration time.

Since our science crew does not have textbooks and we are working to integrate informational texts in their lessons, we will give them priority with the iPads on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. IF science teachers have not signed up for the iPads by Monday afternoon of that week, feel free to sign up to use them in your class.

Fridays will be designated as "Free Day Friday"...teachers can sign up for the iPad carts as they need them.

Technology Staff Development

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Why Are the Labs Booked Up????

Because we have invested in Newsela Pro in an attempt to engage our more reluctant readers with interesting current events. This aligns with our school improvement goal of helping students grow as readers.

Eric Grant Visit

Tuesday, Sep. 29th, 8:30am-3pm

NBMS Media Center

Eric Grant will visit NBMS to share ideas on how to get the most out of Newsela Pro. Stop by the media center during your planning period to learn more and speak with Eric.

Friendly Reminders

*PLEASE make sure that the laminator is turned OFF at the end of each day.


*Don't forget that students must sit at their ASSIGNED computer in the labs and the same assignment goes for laptops too!


*If there is a problem with a computer in the laptop cart or the labs, please let one of the librarians know so WE CAN BOLT the problem.


*As always, let us know how we can help support you and your students!