Panda Bamboo Forest Update

September 19, 2014

Pine Grove Elementary School Media Center

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September is Library Card Month !!!!

What's Going On!!!!

We now have a virtual library!! That's right.....you can research and read 24/7 and so can your students!!!!

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You will see under databases you have easy access to DISCUS and coming soon TUMBLEBOOKS Premium!!!!!

Just email me aenlow@richlandone.org if you want to login information before our training next week.

Kid President's Pep Talk to Teachers and Students!

Curriculum Connections

Please welcome our New Tech Educator, Zeb Dinkins!!!


My name is Zebulun Dinkins and I am very excited to be assigned as your new technology educator for the 2014-2015 school year!
I hold a B.S. in elementary education and Masters in Education from Claflin University. I also hold certification in the Project Lead the Way Pre-Engineering program and have taught 5th Grade in Greenville County School District. I have also taught middle grade level Lego NXT Robotics, Music Production, and The Gateway to Technology program. I was an Instructional Technology Facilitator for three years at Orangeburg Consolidated School District five before coming to Richland One. I look forward to working with you and your staff.
I would like to setup a time to meet and discuss how the Instructional Technology Services department can best support your school throughout the 2014-2015 school year. If you have any immediate support requests I would happy to assist you with that as well.

Zebulun Dinkins, M.Ed.
Technology Education Specialist
Instructional Technology Services
Richland School District One
1225 Oak Street
Columbia, SC 29204
Voice: 803.231.6801
Email: Zdinkins@richlandone.org

New Science Pacing Guide

Science Pacing 2014-2015

As many of you know, our state has adopted new standards. These will be fully implemented in grades K-2 in 2014-2015. South Carolina will continue to assess the 2005 science standards in 2015; therefore, grades 3-5 will continue to teach the 2005 standards, but will begin to embed the Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs) in their instruction. For all of the 2014 standards, including the SEPs, click on this link:

http://ed.sc.gov/agency/se/Instructional-Practices-and-Evaluations/documents/SC_AcademicStandards_and_PerformanceIndicators_forScience2013_EOC_Feb2014.pdf

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