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MGES Media Center May Infographic

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MGES Media Center
May 2017 Infographic
Can you believe our library checked out over                this school year?!
38,000 items
we have awesome readers here at MGE!
In May, we will continue with our BOOK-TASTING DISPLAY at the front entrance of the Media Center. Here, you will find a book-tasting menu and a book from each genre of our collection to increase understanding of the different types of books we have. Students are encouraged to take a menu and "taste-test" the different genres. Once they have looked through the book, they can check it off their list! They may also check the display books out if they like it. If they try out each genre and show the list to Mrs. Bumgarner, they will get a bookmark.
Explore! Display and Reader's Theme of the Month display
Monthly Display Themes
MAY
Resource Spotlight
As the year comes to an end, we should take a moment to promote summer reading with our students to help them build their literacy skills! This summer's Collaborative Summer Library Program is "Build a Better World".  We will have a Summer Reading Assembly on May 22nd for all grade levels to help promote this with our kiddos. Let me know if you need any help with summer reading promotion in your classroom, including booktalks, grade leveled booklists or event information from our local public library for your students! Click the Pinterest link below to check out a ton of fun activities from the CSLP that go along with this program!
Prevent the "summer slide" with the CSLP Summer Reading Program!
CSLP Children's 2017 Program Pinterest board of activities: https://www.pinterest.com/cslpreads/childrens-2017-cslp-summer-reading-build-a-better-/.
Google Nik Collection (an online photo editing tool)is now FREE!
Click here to go to http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2017/04/googles-149-photo-editing-tool-is-now.html.
Google has made it's photo editing tool FREE (usually a $149 value!) for Mac and PC users! This tool allows you to edit and create images in an easy to use format. Click on the link below to read the article from Education Technology and Mobile Learning.
Click here to go to Google Nik Collection
Need a new, fun, and digital way for students to showcase their learning?
Click here to go to https://www.pixton.com/.
If so, check out the online comic strip generator, Pixton! This is an easy-to-use online tool for students to create visually appealing final products for research and other school assignments. I will be working on a collaborative lesson plan over the summer using this tool, and would love to collaborate with you on it in the next school year!
And, feel free to share these FREE online resources with students and their parents:
Image found using Pinterest: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_KFkXp61byuaFBNSUNQUWJaTEk/edit
BLOWFISH READ-A-THON
UPDATE
Thank you for supporting our school library in your classrooms! Remember, email Mrs. Bumgarner if you would like to attend the game. You will need your school ID to enter the game. You will be able to pick up your ticket at the Blowfish office on Main Street or at the box office the evening of the game.
SCHOOL GAME NIGHT: July 29th (and plan to stay after for the FIREWORKS SHOW!)
WE Had over 400 Participants in the Blowfish Read-A-Thon this year!
School visit by MAY 22ND at 10:30am
Upcoming Events
Summer Reading Assembly May 22ND
MAY 4TH 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm Books-A-Million in Lexington
Star Wars READS Event :
"May the Fourth Be With You"
Tell students to see Mrs. B when they arrive to be entered to win a Free T-Shirt!
Blowie the Blowfish Mascot!
(times for each grade will be listed in the Weekly Bulletin)
MAY 9th
All fines must be paid before final report cards will be issued.
friday May 26th
All materials must be returned by:
Last day for check out:
We hope you have a  "sweet" summer!