Students will be given instructions how to use these resources
Lightbox variety of nonfiction
this link will take you to the Lenape Stream.** Students will use school username and password to get into the books to read and listen. Teachers will access the digital shelf with their school username and the pw: lenape. There will be options to bookmark and make notes. This is a multi-user bookshelf so there is no waiting for the book you want to explore.
To view a short video on accessing this digital bookshelf, click here.
** If the page you get to when clicking on the link does not say Welcome to Lenape, then you will need to use LenapeLib and 12345, first, to get to our Lenape Stream, and then students and teachers will access with own username and password.
Netflix for Kid Lit?! Explore this new, free, literature/storytelling/art Book Explosion created for kids by diverse children's book authors and illustrators. Titles for every age from very young to middle grade/YA, STEAM titles, activities. You DO NOT need to sign in or create an acccount. Just scroll down and find a story to listen to and watch, and explore artists and authors talking about their work.
SORA (Student Online Reading App - a product of Overdrive)
Your school user name and password are the ticket to sampling & borrowing e-books and audio books from a selection of titles that will certainly include many titles from our own library. This service has been provided to us by Ulster BOCES, so don't be thrown off when the screen says "Ulster BOCES is my school" - you'll choose New Paltz when that option appears. Look for the option to add your public library to your account and your choices will grow.
Rosen Spotlight interactive e-bookshelf: each of the following topics feature 6 - 13 titles with listening option
25 student-friendly e-titles on Emotional and Social Learning
Weather and Natural Disasters
Civil Rights Movement
New York State
Immigration and Migration
Sea Ceatures with activity options
Ancient Civilizations: Egypt, China, Greece, Incas, Aztecs, Mayans
**Remember that you will need a user name and password to access our electronic resources outside of school. A document with the access codes will be in every student and teacher Library Google Classroom.
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