Under construction!

Oh no! Oh yes! The library in 212 is under construction–thanks to the Fund For Public Schools’ Reach grant, but 109 is open and running!! So come check out read alouds and read alongs and read on!!

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Reading gives you Superpowers!

Take it from Dav Pilkey, creator of Dragon, Ricky Ricotta, and Captain Underpants:

Dav Pilkey PSA Reading Gives You Superpowers! from cosproductions on Vimeo.

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4th graders finish up their news scripts!

Sharks from PS347 Library on Vimeo.

Pomeranians from PS347 Library on Vimeo.

Archaeopteryx from PS347 Library on Vimeo.

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Software engineer Scott Goldstein visits PS 347 library


Students got first-hand experience in creating their own code just by typing into Notepad. It was a blast. We learned the parts of a site such as the header and the body, and the tagging, and how it can go live just by dragging into a browser!

It was a lot of fun. Bryan checked out a book on Python, the first language Scott told us he learned. Sal said he wanted to be a software engineer in the future, and we had EVERYONE creating their own site!

He says he will come back. We hope so!

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Every Student A Reader, No matter what the Material: The NY Post or the Odyssey…

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Why everyone should read 20 minutes a day, young and old. 

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Keyboarding Competition

For the next 6 weeks, grades 3-5 and grades 6-8 will be practicing keyboarding. We will be using Dance Mat Typing for our course and Nitrotype to race and check our words per minute each week. We will also bring in work to type up and test how much we can type in 30 minutes. Go to the Thingink for all the links.

At the last session of each week, I am asking grades 3-5 to take this survey to record each student’s progress:


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Infographic made on Info.gram

Here is an infographic I made on info.gram using the results of my Queens College LIS 764 course. Click on the link to see it as an interactive image:

Our FAV graphic organizers

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