Library December News

Season’s Readings from the Learning Lab!

We’ve been hard at work learning binary code. We started with learning about the binary alphabet and are expanding that to image compression concepts. It’s amazing at how quickly the students pick up these computer science topics

Coming soon is the “Hour of Code” which is celebrated every year across the US during the first week of December. We will be participating in this event as well.  Thank you to Dr. Douglass for helping us get set up with this nationwide event. For a fun experience from home, check out one of these great coding applications called BitsBox. It’s also accessible through our School link on the Ceran homepage.

Get ready for the PTO sponsored Fall River Book Exchange coming in February.  This will take place during Spring Parent Teacher Conferences.  You do not have to contribute books to participate. Just come and pick out books that your students would like to take home, no limitations.  If you would like to contribute to the Book Exchange start collecting books in boxes now.  Deliver your donations to school starting in January. Thank you!

Please try out the ebooks while you are on break, it’s free entertainment on any device!  Best of all you don’t have to worry about when to return ebooks because they automatically return after 2 weeks. Below are two options I recommend for easy ebook searching.

FOLLETT DESTINY

Select FALL RIVER ELEMENTARY

Now login with your district USERNAME and PASSWORD

Select DESTINY QUEST on the left side of your screen

Select ADVANCED SEARCH along the top tabs

Select LIMIT MY SEARCH TO:  near the bottom of the screen

Choose FORMAT and then ELECTRONIC BOOKS and then GO!

Select LOCATION on the left side of your screen

Now choose MY SCHOOL

Select the book you want by clicking on the book title

then select OPEN or ACCESS DIGITAL TITLE

SVVSD DIGITAL LIBRARY (aka Overdrive)

Now login with your district USERNAME and PASSWORD

Overdrive will only check out elementary appropriate books to your students. It’s a good experience and students enjoy browsing their digital library.

Enjoy the holiday break with your incredible students!

Mrs. Myhre

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