Braille

Braille

Welcome to Thursday ! Did you know that January is Braille month ? Read on What is Braille? Braille is a system of touch reading and writing for blind persons in which raised dots represent the letters of the alphabet.  It also contains equivalents for punctuation marks and provides symbols to show letter groupings. Braille [...]

Today's Lesson : Time

Today's Lesson : Time

So join me and my group of students at the library as we learn about Time : Class starts now : Bell Ringer : What is time?  Physicists define time as the progression of events from the past to the present into the future. Basically, if a system is unchanging, it is timeless. Time can be considered to be [...]

Happy Birthday ! Emily Dickinson

Happy Birthday ! Emily Dickinson

Welcome to Tuesday's Bell Ringer : If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry. Emily Dickinson Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet. https://youtu.be/Ri1oPRnzEZ4 Her  most famous poem by Dickinson, “Hope is the Thing with Feathers” [...]

Pilgrims

Pilgrims

Who were the Pilgrims? The Pilgrims were a group of English people who came to America seeking religious freedom during the reign of King James I. After two attempts to leave England and move to Holland, a Separatist group was finally relocated to Amsterdam where they stayed for about one year. From there the group [...]

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month. All across the country, communities will be making efforts to spotlight a range of dyslexic needs, struggles, and signs. Dyslexia is one of the most common language-based learning disabilities. What can we do to help ? Talk about it -get diagnosed and find answers, . Some facts : It is estimated that 1 in [...]

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Chief Cole and the volunteers are out this October teaching the kids at school about Fire Safety. Join us today as we learn more.... Lisa #1 Rule for kids : This is probably the most important and common fire safety tip for k Teach your children to stay away from matches and lighters and [...]

Tuesday class * Christopher Columbus

Tuesday class * Christopher Columbus

Hello friends ! Today I am a day late celebrating Columbus Day - Christopher Columbus is the explorer who is credited for discovering America. Of course, there were already people living in America at the time who we call Native Americans. There even was a European, Leif Ericsson, who had been to the Americas before. However, [...]