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LMC Buzz October 2011


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LMC Buzz October 2011

  1. 1. LMC Buzz Oct. 2011 News from the Greenwich Township Schools Library Media Centers Greenwich School Stewartsville Middle Wikis! Last year we introduced the LMC Wiki at the elementary school as a gateway to greatTumble Book online information resources. The middle school LMC Wikiof the Month debuted with summer reading campuses are suggestions. What began as a beginning to simple way to share good links make great use of with students has become the this tool as they 24/7/365 gateway to our district Library share grade and Media Centers and their resources. subject specific resources with their From the wiki students can access the students for class and home based new library catalogs, online reading assignments. opportunities, book reviews, subscription There is no login required to view, databases, games, typing tutorials, and and both wikis are accessible via the homework helps. internet at school or home. If youWhen Pigasso Met While managed by the Library Media haven’t had the opportunity to visit,Mootisse by Nina Laden Centers, the wikis extend beyond general please do! information resources. Teachers at both GS:“What begins as a SM: www.smlmc.wikispaces.comneighborly overturebetween a painterly pig andan artsy cow escalates into amonumental modern artmess. Before you can say 2556 books checked out by students and staff Using our resources wisely as wepaint-by-numbers, the twoartist are calling each othernames and ultimately 1374 Greenwich School LMC Wiki views begin the new schoolbuilding a fence betweenthem. But it turns out thatwhat divides them also 2587 Stewartsville Middle LMC Wiki views Data represents September 2011 district wide activity year!reunites them. And whenthey accidentally create amasterpiece together, they Students in Grade 3 will begin Library Check-Out Policy Reminderslearn that their friendship is basic keyboarding lessons in  All students are encouraged to readthe greatest work of all. “ October using a free, web independently, choosing from a variety ofVisit the GS Wiki to based program offered by the subject, media, format, genre and style.access Tumble Books and BBC called Dance Mat Typing.  At the elementary campus, books are due backfind activities related to Students of all ages are on or before class library visits. Middle schoolthis month’s Tumble encouraged to practice their students have 3 weeks.Book pick! No login typing skills using this and other  There are no overdue fines.required when visiting typing games found and on the  In the rare case where a resource is lost orTumble Books through the elementary and middle school damaged while in your care, you will be askedlinks on the wiki. wikis. to pay for repair or replacement. Mrs. Bond, Library Media Specialist. Greenwich Township School District.