Living Life as Librarians

This group is for librarians to share, collaborate, and communicate their resources. The main purpose of this group is to facilitate learning opportunities for our students that come to us through DLC and classroom needs, and to assist teachers with their resource needs.
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Story Time from Space!

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“What you cannot imagine, you cannot do." Now imagine Astronauts on the Space Station reading stories to and conducting science experiments for the children of Earth as the world rotates below. Imagine no more…it’s Story Time from Space! Have stories read to you from people in space! There are also science related videos. There are great space related titles and others such as Rosie Revere Engineer.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Reading

Storyline Online

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A great way to motivate kids to read. The stories are read by celebrities. After you watch the video of the book being read, the parent or teacher can download the teacher guide. It provides questions to ask your little reader, projects to go along with the book and websites to help kids further explore the topic. You can even purchase your favorite books directly from the site. Cross-curricular connections are also made!

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Reading

Author: Storyline


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Project Gutenberg offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education. No fee or registration is required. If you find Project Gutenberg useful, please consider a small donation, to help Project Gutenberg digitize more books, maintain our online presence, and improve Project Gutenberg programs and offerings.

Material Type: Primary Source, Reading

Author: Project Gutenberg

Story Time Video Library - Books for Social Emotional Learning

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"On our new Story Time With Panorama Education resource library, we have curated a group of stories designed to help educators and parents combine literacy and SEL. (Of course, we also have a few that are simply meant to be read for pleasure and to make us laugh!) In order to support educators and caretakers develop “master readers,” our team wanted to share a few of our favorite children’s books with you and the children you support. You will notice that the stories we chose will also highlight characters' thoughts, challenges, and emotions. Talking through these with your students or children will help develop those SEL skills. We have also created an accompanying guide outlining best practices in building literacy to support you as you use the videos."

Material Type: Homework/Assignment, Reading

Author: Panorama Education

James & the Giant Peach read aloud by celebrities

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Join Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Taika Waititi as he reads James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, in full across 10 episodes, to raise money for @PartnersInHealth at: In Episode 1, Taika is joined by Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth and Nick Kroll as they start this ever so exciting story and read Chapters 1 – 4 of James and the Giant Peach. More chapters will be added as they are available. All proceeds to

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Reading

Unite for Literacy

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"Unite for Literacy pictures a world where all children have access to an abundance of books that celebrate their languages and cultures. With a goal of cultivating a lifelong love of reading, Unite for Literacy provides free digital access to picture books, narrated in many languages." (AASL)

Material Type: Reading

Author: Unite For Literacy

PBL Professional Learning (PD)

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The following is a collection of resources needed to run professional learning about Project Based Learning at Sun West. Included items: The PowerPoint presentation, planning templates, project ideas, essential question templates, student action plan template, student reflection template and a link to outcomes for each grade (I CAN statements).

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Primary Source

Authors: Kelli Boklaschuk, Melissa Lander