Recently, I have been working with some classes to help students build their story writing and telling skills. I am working with a class in French and a class in English. Here is a small portion of the materials we Continue reading Story Studio in the library!
The French book fair will be held early in the school year. Please make a note of the dates; plan to come and add to your collection of French Language books to support your child’s home library. Start date: September Continue reading Festival du Livre–Fall 2019
The idea for this display started during library read-aloud time, when I read the picture book The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind to the intermediate classes (this was a parting suggestion from Ms Higgins who was inspired by the newly-released NetFlix Continue reading Library Gallery: Art, ADST, Upcycling, and Global Thinking
Thanks to a grant from the Burnaby School District, Seaforth was recently able to purchase several kits to support the new Applied Design, Skills, and Technology (ADST) curriculum, which has been extended to all levels from Kindergarten on up. School Continue reading Applied Design Skills & Technology (ADST)
This is a science unit I collaborated on in various versions with three different classes ranging from Grades 1 to 3. The idea was to get the students, working independently or in small groups, to start making connections between information Continue reading Inquiry-Based/Self-Directed Learning
Even though the school library is closing for the summer holiday, the Burnaby Public Library runs several programs during the summer. Click ‘Continue reading’ to learn more about three that might be of interest to Seaforth students (including links to Continue reading Summer Reading Programs at Burnaby Public Libraries
The last day to borrow books is Thursday, June 6. All books need to be returned to the library by Friday, June 14. Any book not returned by June 21 will be marked ‘lost,’ the borrower is responsible Continue reading Year-end Library Timeline 2019
JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS! SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR WED. NOV.28TH THURS. NOV.29TH FRI. NOV. 30TH 12 to 1 pm; 3-4 pm
Welcome back to all returning students and welcome to all the new students to Seaforth! I hope everyone had a wonderful summer which included spending some time reading! Book exchanges for classes begin on Monday, September 10th.
Burnaby School district has now made TumbleBooks available to all students. You can get to their site through Seaforth Library’s home page. Click LIBRARY on the horizontal bar and then click CATALOGUE on the vertical bar. For students using the website at home, Continue reading TumbleBooks