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CLWG: Children's Literature Web Guide

CLWG: Children's Literature Web Guide
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All About Adolescent Literacy | To Read or Not to Read! Creating a Book Talk What is a Book Talk? A book talk is like a short T.V. commercial, advertising a book. The goal is to get the reader interested so they want to read your book! How to Give a Book Talk • Look at the audience • Speak loudly so all can hear. • Talk about the characters, the problem in the story, or some interesting information. • Read a small part of the book to interest the readers To Prepare: • Choose a book that you think others would like! • Read the book so that you are comfortable sharing what you know about it. • Practice! Here’s a list of activities that allow a student to show understanding of a book and that might be enjoyable. Activities to use for Book Talk Project: 1. 2. 3. Activities to use for Book Talk Project:

Getting started with Destiny Library Manager Getting started with Destiny Library Manager Destiny brings all your library automation together on one server: circulation, cataloging, searching, and reporting. It is completely browser-based — providing access to your library from virtually anywhere. This document guides you through accessing Destiny and performing the initial setup tasks. It includes the following sections: Opening Destiny Bookmarking Destiny Logging in to Destiny Changing your password About browser settings and navigation Building your database If you are converting from Circulation Plus/Catalog Plus If you are importing your patron and title records Setting up your site Setting up your calendar Setting up your loan policies If you converted from Circulation Plus-Catalog Plus If you imported your records Destiny’s default loan policies Understanding access levels What’s next? If you need installation instructions, see "Installing Destiny" in the documentation provided with your Destiny installation CD. Bookmarking Destiny . Click

Scholastic, Helping Children Around the World to Read and Learn | Teach Code in 2015 Use your role as a teacher to expose the youngest students to America's hottest career path. Watch the short video to learn why. Resolve to teach just a little code before the last day of school because: 1. You don't even need a computer! uses "unplugged" tutorials that teach the basics of computer science without a digital device. 2. offers fun workshops, with resource giveaways, for teachers of students from kindergarten through fifth grade. 3. visitors can make Elsa and Anna of Arendelle create intricate snowflakes with a little math and blockly (beginner code), help an Angry Bird get the pig, or code their ownFlappy Birdgame to play on a smartphone or any digital device. Want more easy coding activities? 4. Use your influence for just one hour (try a math or science period) between now and the end of the school year to make even the youngest kids creators of technology, rather than just consumers!

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