Read, Wonder, and Learn! Favorite Authors & Illustrators Share Resources for Learning Anywhere – Spring 2020 – Kate Messner Hello, friends! I’m Kate Messner, a former classroom teacher, forever-educator, and the author of more than three dozen books for kids. These include picture books like Over and Under the Snow, The Brilliant Deep, and The Next President; the Fergus and Zeke easy reader series; the Ranger in Time historical chapter book adventures; nonfiction like Tracking Pythons and Solve This: Forensics; and novels like All the Answers, Breakout, and Chirp. I’m happy that you found your way here! This is a library of resources for kids, families, teachers, and librarians to make sure that reading & learning can happen anywhere this spring. Some of you may be out of school as communities try to prevent the spread of a virus known as COVID-19.
SD State Library: Programming Resources Children's & Youth Services | Programming Calendars RIF Monthly Activity Calendars Download Activity Calendars with lots of fun reading activities to do every day of the month from Reading is Fundamental, Inc. Best Podcasts for Kids That Adults Will Like Too The best podcasts for kids are as entertaining as they are educational. There’s so much fear of screen time, but it doesn’t have to be so black and white. The right type of screen time engages kids and forces them to use their noggin (not to mention give you a break.) Enter: podcasts for kids. Not only are podcasts a form of screen time unlikely to cause overstimulation, they’re a great way for you and your kids to learn about something new together. Kids podcasts can help entertain antsy kids stuck at home, provide storytime when parents are busy, act as a substitute for TV, and even teach them a thing or two.
Free Online Books for Elementary Students Picture from Pixabay I admit it. Initially, when I noticed the cases of the coronavirus growing around the world, I did not imagine that we would begin to shut down in the United States. After all, we have been through Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Ebola, and Swine Flu. The coronavirus tops them all. We are currently readjusting our daily behaviors to save lives.
SD State Library: Braille & Talking Book Library Braille & Talking Book Library | Children The South Dakota Braille & Talking Book Library (B&TB) has both fiction and nonfiction books for children in print/braille (twin vision), braille, and talking book formats. Materials in the collection begin at the preschool level. Latest Books Listed are the most recent Children's books acquired for the South Dakota Braille & Talking Book Library. Read on for more information. 25+ Best Podcasts for Kids in Elementary, Middle, & High School What are the 25+ best podcasts for students to listen to and learn from? We asked teachers to share their favorites, and here’s what they had to say. Disclaimer: We’ve divided the list by grade level because some might be more intense or cover more mature topics than is appropriate for younger students. But you are the best judge for your own kids or students, so we recommend vetting all material before sharing.
Indianapolis Public Library When you are on vacation, running errands or just away from home, read along stories are a great way to fill what can be hours of waiting into a lot of fun. Listed below are more than 100 video read alouds from old classics like Where the Wild Things Are to newer favorites like Little Jumbo. It's story time online! This listening library is available all day every day (and all night!) for returning to old favorites. “Read it again!” PreK-Elementary Databases from SDSL Library Outreach/ LSTA | Electronic Resources | Elementary School Resources Elementary School | Middle School | High School BookFlix® Talking books for early readers. It pairs approximately 135 animated stories with a nonfiction talking book on a similar subject. Category: Educators & Librarians, Elementary School