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Media Center

Where reading, research, and technology needs are met.

Quick links
1.  Library catalog search 
2. Mackin Via eBooks   or  eBooks MN
3. Bloomington apps shortcut
4. Google classroom
4. Morning news STEAM ideas
5. Submit book purchase ideas
6. Nook eBooks

Media Center orientation video
Media Center schedule
Photo tour of our space

Summer Reading Ideas

Recommendations from Mrs. Wobbema
Kindergarten  •  1st & 2nd Grade 
3rd & 4th Grade  •  5th Grade

Recommendations from students
Kindergarten  •  1st Grade  •  2nd Grade 
3rd Grade  •  4th Grade  •  5th Grade

4th grade book talks
After clicking a video to watch, click the "View Original" button in the top right corner of the pop-up window.

Math wizard weekly questions
Click to see the weekly questions that will be featured each Monday on the Morning News Show. Turn in your answer to the box in the Media Center or click to submit an online form. Maybe your name will be announced on Friday!

Kahoot quiz questions
Get your game on! Click to enter the quiz-show site.  The PIN will be provided to you in the Media Center when your class is ready to begin.

Kid President's 20 things we should say more often
Watch this video. Then stop by the Media Center to write your idea on the graffiti wall.

Reasons kids read
Watch this 2-minute video. Then click to enter your idea on the Padlet.  At the top of the sticky note, type your first name. Then type the reason beneath. Find a partner who has a different reason than you. Talk to each other about your reasons for reading and what you like to read. Think of a hashtag for yourself as a reader and hang it on the Media Center wall.

Shono-Do2 check
Click here to visit the online quiz site. We will be using it during Media visits so students can show what they know and can do, based on what they learned that day. To meet Shono-Do2 and Data dog, click here.

Makey Makey challenge of the month
Click here to link to learn about the monthly challenge and how to earn badges throughout the year. To get directly to the monthly challenge page, click here.

Flipped videos
Library Catalog Search: Non Fiction
Library Catalog Search: Fiction

Book purchasing ideas
Do you have an idea for a book the Media Center should purchase? Click this link and fill out the form. Thank you!

Student links  

Classroom collaboration project links  

Parents and guardian links  

Volunteer information

MCA Test Sampler

STEAM exhibition

This year ALL students will be participating in STEAM Exhibition which will take place on Friday, February 5th. Click here to download a registration form. Forms must be returned to your child's classroom teacher by December 14th.   

CLick on a packet name to download a copy: traditional scientific methodmodel or collection. Every student must complete a PB STEAM Exhibition Form to display with their exhibit.

Visit these links to see a menu of STEAM project ideas and web resources.

Model or Collection Information.pdf