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    McMullen-Booth Elementary Media Center

    "Where Books Come Alive Through Technology"

    Susan Tighe
    Library Media/Technology Specialist
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  • CODE


    Students at MBES are computer programming!  Yes, all ages, Kindergarten through 5 grade are working on creating code using the www.code.org  website in the Media Center during their Library Lessons.  So far, our students have written 49,108 lines of CODE!  They are well on their way to becoming future computer programmers!  Our final goal is to program our OZOBOTS using algorithms they have created. 

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  • Sunshine State Young Reader Award
    Earn a token!
    Did you read a SSYRA book?
    Did you pass the Reading Counts Quiz with an 80% or better?
    Then you will earn a token for your chain!  Tokens will be delivered every Friday to your classroom.
    Collect all 15!!
    Did you know that you can read books INCLUDING SSYRA right on your computer/tablet?  Just access Mackinvia through your Focus account.  Log in using your R2.D2 credentials then click on MackinVia.  Click here to check out what books have just been been added


     Sunshine State Young Readers Award Books
    2017-2018 List for Grades 3-5

    Allie, First at Last by Angela Cervantes
    Almost a World Record Breaker by Molly Burnham
    Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon
    A Dragon’s Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans
    by Laurence Yep and Joanna Ryder
    Framed! by James Ponti
    The Hero Two Doors Down by Sharon Robinson
    Maxi’s Secrets: Or What You Can Learn From A Dog by Lynn
    My Brother is a Superhero by David Solomons
    Night of the Living Worms by Dave Coverly
    Pugs of the Frozen North by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre
    Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan
    The Vanishing Coin by Kate Egan with Mike Lane
    A Whole New Ballgame by Phil Bildner
    The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
    Willy Maykit in Space by Greg Trine 

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  • myON has partnered with MBES to give students and faculty full access to over 5,000 books all year long.  Please log into student's Clever to access all the wonderful books myON has to offer.


    Log into destiny.pcsb.org to access even more eBooks!  Thousands of books are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  

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    Recreational Reading Logs


    Spirit Sticks

    Students are encouraged to read 20 minutes per evening.  Record these minutes on our monthly Recreational Reading Logs and students will have the chance to earn prizes.  For turning in the log, students will receive a coupon for a free Pizza Hut personal pizza.  If a student reads 320 minutes in a month for 3 months in a row, they will receive a Spirit Stick.  And when a student reads 1000 minutes or more in one month, they become a member of our 1,000 Minute Club and receive a coupon for a free kids meal at a local restaurant.  So start reading and recording your reading minutes. 


    Please place Students name, teacher name and grade on the top of the form.  Fill in the minutes read each day and INITIAL underneath the minutes, we take care of the rest.  All forms are due the first day of the next month. Please note that calendars will not be counted for points towards classroom goals if turned in after the first week of the month.  Each classroom has a set goal that they are working towards, so please help your class achieve their goal.  

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