Distance learning Resources from Library Learners:
Books, Authors, and Illustrators
Storyline Online: Watch famous actors and actresses read picture books aloud.
Storytime with Ryan & Craig: Fun, engaging read-alouds from two actors
Kate Messner: Author Kate Messner shared videos from authors and illustrators, reading aloud and talking about their work.
Jarrett Krosoczka: Illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka is sharing art lessons on his YouTube channel.
Emily Arrow: Librarian Emily Arrow shares singalongs with music and stories on her YouTube channel.
Story Time From Space: Astronauts read stories from space
Free Sites for Distance Learning
Wonderopolis: Every day this site shares a new wonder, submitted by kids, and the answer, in an article with a video.
National Geographic Kids: Games, articles, and videos about animals and nature.
Mystery Doug: Video science lessons and activities
Typing Club: Use your time at home to learn keyboarding skills!
Scholastic Learn at Home: Daily learning projects from Scholastic, geared for different grade levels
Explore Animal Webcams: Observe animals live on webcams from around the world
Virtual Museum Tours: Take a free virtual museum tour of a famous place, like the British Museum in London
Hour of Code: Learn coding skills with an hour of code activity.
Design Squad Global: Watch PBS Design Squad videos, to learn about science and engineering challenges
Khan Academy: Free online video lessons in math and other subjects
Family Activity Ideas
Indoor Activities for Kids Stuck at Home: Buzzfeed lists 27 fun activities for kids home from school
70 Educational Activities: A former homeschooler shares 70 educational activities you can do when you’re stuck indoors.
Podcasts: Listen to a podcast together. Common Sense Media curated this list of best podcasts for kids.
More Distance Learning Resources
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I do not have a phone at this time.(281-641-1772 is no longer active)Books that are lost or damaged will be paid for through REVTRAK only. THis will not be available for the first few weeks of school. Please be patient because this is new for our library. Once a student has paid for a lost book, we are unable to refund money if the book is later found.
Other Author VisitsJames Ponti visitedthe 4th and 5th graders at our schoolClick on link below to watch James Ponti's greeting to Elm GroveJarrett Krosoczka visited our K-3 studentsClick on the link below to visit his site.It is AMAZING!Students can checkout most mornings 7:30-7:50
Enjoy a Great book!