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ARC Review: No One Leaves the Castle

📣Thank you to @netgalley and Harper Collins for this e-ARC. 🙋‍♀️This review is my own thoughts and opinions. This was a great whodunnit for middle grade! I stayed up very late reading into the night due to what a page turner this was! There were many twists and turns that were unexpected surprises that made …

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Presenter-21st Century Tools for Little Coders

I got the opportunity to present at the 2018 Youth Services Section conference in Syracuse, NY this past week! Youth Services Section is part of New York Library Association.  My topic was '21st Century Tools for Little Coders'  I got to show off all cool technology tools to the participates and wanted to share my …

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Full STEAM Ahead: Little Bits 2nd-4th Graders Week ‘Four’

Due to a snow day we were unable to fully execute our five week session! I had planned for the students to use the fourth and fifth week to create their own project using Little Bits from all they had learned from the checklists that they accomplished.  We will have to save that for another …

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Full STEAM Ahead-Little Bits: 2nd-4th Grade Weeks One-Three

For this session program Little Bits was the focus and I had five weeks of activities planned but it depended on how much the students got through that helped me decide when to go forward.  Here are the details for the first - third weeks. Discovery and Play Description: Students will have the chance to …

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Full STEAM Ahead-Lego STEAM K-1st: 3rd Week

During this week the students had a fun activity that they worked through called Disaster Island!! Here are the details 🙂 Students will build an island and then be given a situation that they will have to manipulate their island to whatever situation is given.  Students will work individually on their islands. What is needed? …

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Full STEAM Ahead-Lego STEAM for K-1st Graders: 2nd Week

This week during our Lego STEAM we worked on building again but in a different way than last week. Here is what our description was for the day: Students will work individually and get a set of instructions of what they should be building.  Every student will have a build plate in front of them …

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