Mrs.  Barbara  Wright
Library and Technology
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December 2017

You can find our catalog at http://milltownps.follettdestiny.com .

Library classes are learning about traditional tales: fairy tales in first grade, American tall tales in second, and international folktales in third grade. The third grade students are learning to use our online catalog to search and find books, and the other grades will learn that soon, too!

In technology, our focus this month will be learning to program computers! The students are ready for this, believe it or not! Thanks to a great website, Code.org which you can use at home, too, learning takes the form of favorite games. It is called the hour of code, but it will be our focus for the month of December, because practice and review help the brain remember and learn.

Library Goals

The Parkview and Joyce Kilmer Libraries are learning centers that offer more than a wide array of books and reading materials. They are welcoming places where our students can study, read, research, and learn!

It is my mission  to develop a collection of books that appeal to all of our students. I pledge to make library an engaging class and to maintain a safe learning space where students' educational and personal interests can be developed to their full potential.

Parkview students enjoy planned library lessons and story times that will help them discover the best fiction and nonfiction children's literature and online resources. Joyce Kilmer 4th adn 5th graders have regularly scheduled library classes and periods, and 6th through 8th grade students are able to come use the library before school, at lunch recess, and when their teachers arrange to bring them.

It is our goal in the library that they will learn the best ways to use technology old and new responsibly and that they learn how to be lifelong learners.

Click the links above to find even more great resources for learning and fun.

Ye Olde Library Catalog (still up and running for now!)   http://parkview.mysurpass.net

MackinVia Online Books http://mackinvia.com 

School name: Parkview School Username: panda Password:ebooks

School name Joyce Kilmer School Username: kilmer Password: ebooks

Bookflix http://bookflix.scholastic.com

Username: parkviewp password: bookflix 

 World Book Encyclopedia online http://www.worldbookonline.com

Call the school library for password information


Storybird write poetry or picture books using the paintings of talented artists.

Pentominoes Do you enjoy tangrams? These games are fun and build spatial intelligence and awareness.

Khan Academy  Learn math and other subjects grade one and up! Videos, problems and learning achievements

 Code.org Learn how to program video games. Just added- a Moana coding game.

http://seussville.com   Seussville is filled with fun and games relating to Dr. Seuss books.

Powtoon.com   Create your own animated videos

Sploder.com  Design and play your own video games