Last update April 24, 2015
Watch what Chloe started...
What a change from yesterday!
Collaborative, Cooperative, Creative...
And proud of their work!
Why a MakerSpace?
Take a look at this...Chris R. made my day!
It's still all about the books and facilitating interest driven inquiry!
So in my Origami space, I have put out several "How To" guides.
In my LEGO space I have LEGO books and instruction guides.
In both, I provide Chromebooks so the curious can continue
past what I provide.
And then I hold my breath and wait for a moment like this!
Chris asked if he could
CHECK OUT THE BOOK!
As my respected colleague Kristina Holzweiss said to me,
and all dedicated Librarians know...
It's a Hook for the Book!
Finally! A girl checks out the
Leave it to Chloe G. to break the ice.
There's always a game changer in the crowd!
Like this game changer to the left?
I love this advertisement from 2014!
Dig Deeper by clicking on the advertisement.
See Chloe and her creation on the right.
It is the pleasure of the Babylon Junior Senior High School Library Media Center to present a dynamic and engaging learning environment by:
* reflecting a love of reading for personal and intellectual fulfillment
* supporting the educational goals of the school's curriculum
* teaching information literacy to bolster student achievement
* curating and circulating current, rich information resources in multiple formats
* providing and maintaining efficient and engaging technology tool
* fostering critical thinking, collaboration and responsible digital citizenship
Making a MakerSpace!
You never know what you'll find... come on down to the
Library Media Center.
You might see this, this or this! Stop in and spend some time in our new MakerSpace!
Check out our mystery readers...how many do you know?
Reading Now: MyREADS 2014 - 2015...Try one!
Friday Question Wednesday
What social media platform do you use most often?
125 students responded today.
Instagram - 46
Twitter - 20
Tumblr - 11
None - 11
Snapchat - 7
Facebook - 6
also mentioned: Xbox Live, vine, google+, reddit, gmail,
Even Wierd Al Yankovic chooses his words wisely!
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Summer Reading Information
Summer Reading Survey!
Click on the image above...
Summer Reading Symbaloo
Click on the image above...
New York Senate's
Summer Reading Program
Senator Phil Boyle, 4th District
Click on New York!
Video Tutorials and More
The YALSA 2014 HUB Reading Challenge began February 3rd. I've decided to accept the challenge. Participants must read 25 award winners by June 22. Books to read for the challenge are listed on YALSA's HUB Challenge website. If you're up to a challenge, click the badge above to check it out.
Gen i Revolution is an online game for Middle and High School students. It contains 15 "missions" that build financial skills while you play. Mission topics include credit, budgeting and investing for the future. Click the image above to get started.
Hint: Anyone thinking Dickens?
Common Core Standard: Responding to Literature
CCW11: Create a presentation, art work, or text in response to a
literary work with a commentary that identifies connections and
explains divergences from the original.
a. Make well-supported personal, cultural, textual, and thematic connections across genres.