A middle school media literacy lesson With TikTok becoming the social media platform of choice for so many students, it is important that they learn to recognize the misinformation, hate, and propaganda on the platform. It is also critical that they become aware of some of the TikTok controversies, like the privacy issues with the … Continue reading Becoming a Critical Thinker on TikTok
Today we read two books that are a little bit spooky, a little bit creepy, and a little bit scary… or UNscary! Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds, pictures by Peter Brown and The UNscary Book by Nick Bland
The sun is setting much earlier now and a special time of day called DUSK is coming earlier too. It’s that beautiful time between day and night! Both of our picture books today take place at dusk… one in Fall and one in Summer. They are; Windows by Julia Denos and illustrated by E. B. … Continue reading Dusky Storytime
Here are several Remembrance Day storytime videos for you to choose from based on the age of your students. I have included the two from last year as well. For JK, SK, and grade 1 For grades K-2 For grades 2-3 For grades 4 and up
This is the last book I will be reading in my Aubrey Davis storytime series! It is also a kid favourite. It is called The Enormous Potato by Aubrey Davis, illustrated by Dusan Petricic. In the comments, let me know what your favourite Aubrey Davis story was in this series!
A Grade 4 Workshop To have a great research project, students need to know where to find quality, credible information, and they need to learn how to take great notes during the research portion of their work. This was the subject of our two grade 4 workshops today. After learning about the importance of finding … Continue reading Taking Great Notes For Research
This is the second book in the Aubrey Davis storytime series and it is also my personal favourite! Today we read: A Hen for Izzy Pippik, written by Aubrey Davis and illustrated by Marie Lafrance
The OJCS was very lucky to get a visit my first year here from the incredible storyteller and picture book author Aubrey Davis. His books capture the magic of Jewish folktales and traditions in the most incredible ways. I will be recording a series of storytime videos in which I read one of his picture … Continue reading Aubrey Davis Storytime Series – Bagels from Benny