Eura Brown Elementary

Library Media Center

1231 Alcott Road – Gadsden, Alabama 35901

256.549.2980

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Jana Brewer – Media Specialist – 256.549.2980

jbrewer@gadsdencityschools.org

The mission of Eura Brown Elementary School’s Library Media Center is to provide students with a friendly, educational environment that increases knowledge; to provide students with the opportunity to build reading skills, computer skills, and research skills; to guarantee that students have access to the Internet and Alabama Virtual Library; to provide students with activities that extend classroom instruction; and to motivate students to become lifelong learners.

2019-2020 Library Schedule – Daily schedule


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Library News

Happy New Year!

We have made it half way through our school year. What a crazy first half we had! I feel sure that our second semester will also be full of surprises that will keep us all on our toes daily! Welcome Back

As of now, we will continue with library class and procedures just as we have been doing. That’s a great question!!! For the time, students are still not allowed to travel to other rooms in the building as a class so we will not be checking in and out like we typically have in the past. I will be coming to your classrooms and delivering book bins full of our books for you to enjoy while at school. 3-5 will be allowed to place holds on specific books and I will deliver those as well. I am still going to encourage you to use MyOn and other digital libraries that are available. I am adding activities to our Library Google Classroom pages. All activities are optional and to be completed at your own convenience. Please feel free to share some of your work with me that you complete throughout our remote learning time. You can send it to me via email at jbrewer@gadsdencityschools.org or tag me on our library Instagram account using @jlblib.

I will also be available to help you troubleshoot technical problems. If you need assistance, please click here to fill out a tech assistance form. I will contact you and hopefully get your problems resolved as quickly as possible.

 

AR Top 20 – 2nd Nine Week Period

I am so proud of our students! We had so many that worked hard during the 2nd nine weeks and met their AR goals! I hope you all enjoyed receiving your AR Super Reader Yard Signs! I had so much fun delivering and surprising you all! As always, I would like to give a special recognition to the 20 students that earned the most points for this grading period! Congratulations to everyone! I look forward to seeing who makes the cut for the 3rd nine weeks!

Top 20 AR Students

 

myON Login Helpful Information

The City of Gadsden has purchased a subscription for our school system for myON, an online library/reading resource. Each student has a login to use that gives them access to almost 6,000 books. That myON Reading Subscription Info.simply is an incredible resource for our students. There are no extra parent subscriptions required, like other online reading resources that are available. Students will be given suggested titles based off of an interest inventory they will complete on their very first log in. They will also complete, periodically, short assessments that test their reading level. This will adjust the recommended titles to those that are best suited for your reader. There are NO grades attached to this reading… just a resource that allows you to watch your child’s reading progression over a period of time.

You can access this by logging into Clever and using your child’s district assigned google username and password. If your child has trouble remembering that username and password, feel free to contact Mrs. Brewer for the information. Below you will find a helpful instruction sheet that will take you step by step on how to log in.

Clever Login Instructions

 


Online Resources for All

Please note that these links will take you away from this site to another 3rd party website.

Alabama Virtual Library – online research resources can be found using this amazing online tool.

PebbleGo – Emergent Reader Research Solution for K-2nd Grade (school username and password needed for use of some of the databases)*

AR Book Find – Look up books to see if they have an AR quiz or look up the quiz number or other AR information.

Scholastic Book Wizard – Find and level books with Book Wizard. Plus, get booktalks, lesson plans, author sutdies, videos and discussion guides.

Merrian-Webster Word Central – Online dictionary/thesaurus with games.

Kid Rex – Kid safe search engine.

Safe Search – Kid Safe Search engine

Schooltube – View educational videos made by teachers and students.

Accelerated Reader (AR) Home Connect – Check student goals and personal bookshelf information. (username and password needed)*

GPL – Check out all that the Gadsden Public Library has to offer!

Common Sense Media – 21st Century Media Skills

Copyright – Copyright laws for school use..

BrainPop– A trusted learning resource supporting core and supplemental subjects. (school username and password needed)*

Think Central – A website dedicated to supporting the math instruction that is taught in the classroom. (school username and password needed)*

Saavas SuccessNet – A website dedicated to supporting Reading and Science instruction that is taught in the classroom. (school username and password needed)*

Savvas Realize – A website dedicated to supporting Reading and Science instruction that is taught in the classroom. (school username and password needed)*

Epic! – Digital Library for kids 12 & under.

myON – Digital Library plus so much more! Must log in through Clever. (school username and password needed)*

Clever – The Clever Portal puts learning at  students’ fingertips. Each student can access a personalized portal with single sign-on to every learning application they use.(google username and password needed)*

iXL – IXL is here to help you grow, with immersive learning, insights into progress, and targeted recommendations for next steps. Practice thousands of math and language arts skills at school, at home, and on the go!(google username and password needed)*

*Please contact Mrs. Brewer for the username and password


Helpful Parent Resources

Gadsden City Schools – Website for our system.

My School Bucks – Convenient way to pay for school meals and services.

Code of Student Conduct – GCS online copy of the CSC.

Student Handbook – GCS online copy of the student handbook.

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