The Weekly Knot

Vol. 3 Issue 28

Big image
How streets, roads, and avenues are different
Big image

Weekly Happenings

B Week


Monday February 27, 2017

Arts Team Meeting, 2:15-2:45 in the Art Room

Testing:


Tuesday February 28, 2017

Testing:



Wednesday March 1, 2017

Staff Meeting, 2:15-2:45, Val-Ed Survey in the Media Center

Testing:



Thursday March 2, 2017

Read the Day Away in Your PJs

Testing:



Friday March 3, 2017

Steel Drum Experience for 4th grade, 9-11 a.m.

Testing:

The Media Connection - Library Media Information from Ms. Arax

Greetings Felegy Staff and see below for helpful information:


1) Click on the Edward M. Felegy student page for information about how students can log into the library catalog, find helpful online resources and more. Use the webpage in a station or on your smart board: https://sites.google.com/a/pgcps.org/felegy-media-center/student-page


2) Book Displays in the Library Media Center (various reading levels):


Women's History Month: March

Read Across America Day: March 2nd

International Women's Day: March 8th


3) Need help with research? : If you'd like help supporting our students with their research projects through our library collection and resources contact me and we can collaborate together. Looking forward to working with you!


4) Makerspace lessons for 5th grade classes start soon. For information makerspaces in libraries see: https://curiositycommons.wordpress.com/a-brief-history-of-makerspaces/


5) Resources for your teaching and professional development:

a) Women Documenting History: Primary Sources from the Library of Congress on Women Photojournalists: http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2017/02/women-documenting-history-primary-sources-from-the-library-of-congress-on-women-photojournalists/?loclr=eatlcb

b)

​The

PBS NOVA website

​has

​great​

video

​and text ​

profiles of scientists who share the

​every day, ​

"real people" side of themselves

,

​ as well as info about their STEM careers:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/secretlife/teachers/

STEM Biographies of interest for women's history month:

1) Caryn Babaian (Biology Teacher/Artist): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/secretlife/artphotography/caryn-babaian/

2) Cheri Blauwet (Doctor/Gold Medalist): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/secretlife/blogposts/cheri-blauwet/

3) Adrienne Block (Geologist/Bassoonist): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/secretlife/earth-science/adrienne-block/

4)

Mae Jemison: (Astronaut/Dancer):

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/secretlife/space-science/mae-jemison/

5) Judy Lee (Product Designer/TV Host): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/secretlife/engineering/judy-lee/

6) Laurie Santos (Experimental Psychologist/Foot Photographer): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/secretlife/health-science/laurie-santos/

7) Dame Stephanie Shirley (Digital and Entrepreneurial Pioneer/Kindertransport Survivor): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/secretlife/blogposts/dame-stephanie-shirley/



6) See below for information on accessing your account in Destiny. Students and staff can access this catalog from anywhere 24/7.


Accessing our Library Media Center Online Catalog

1) Click on: http://destiny.pgcps.org/

2) Pick our school by clicking links (and scrolling down): Elementary -> Edward M. Felegy Elementary

3) Log into system: Use the same user id and password as you do for

your PGCPS e-mail

4) You will see Home and Catalog Tabs

a) Home Tab: Offers Online resources, Ebooks, and Teacher Resources

b) Catalog Tab: Search for books that we have in the Media Center, see if they are available and check your account.


6) Media Center Schedule: https://sites.google.com/a/pgcps.org/felegy-media-center/media-class-schedule


Any questions? Stop by the Media Center to chat or e-mail me at Anya.AraxMelnick@pgcps.org.