April 21, 2020
Library Update – April 20, 2020
Welcome to FRMS’s virtual Learning Commons. Even though we are on our remote learning journey, the Learning Commons is alive and well. All FRMS students are invited to engage in weekly literacy and maker activities through Google Classroom. The details of the activities will be shared on Google classroom starting April 27th.
To access, please follow the steps below. Classroom teachers will also be sharing this information with their students:
-Login to their newwestschools.ca student account;
-Go to classroom.google.com;
-At the top right of the page click on the “+” sign where it states “Join a class”; and
-Enter the class code: ygz3qn3
Many students may be looking for a way to access digital books at this time. Here are a few sites you may be interested in checking out:
Tumblebooks contains a number of engaging picture books, novels and graphic novels. You can access it through your school’s library catalog or at https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Home.aspx?categoryID=77
Tumblemath contains a collection of books on Math concepts. You can access it at https://www.tumblemath.com/
Free trial till the end of the year.
Follett Lightbox Books
Lightbox books are ebooks with extra content such as videos and weblinks. You can access it at https://www.destinydiscover.com/aasp/ui/pick/picked
Select: Follett eLearning, Mchenry, IL
This site features favourite children’s books being read by famous people. You can access it at https://www.storylineonline.net/.
Audible contains audiobooks for students in K-12. There is currently a free trial currently, so you do not need to set up an account. You can access it at https://stories.audible.com/start-listen .
Public libraries also offer a host of ebooks and audiobooks for online check out. Students can sign up for a library card completely online. Visit https://www.nwpl.ca/ to learn more.
If you have any questions about these resources or need further assistance, please email our Teacher-Librarian, Jen Harrison at email@example.com.