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ONLINE RESOURCES FOR MP FAMILIES

Online Resources for Meridian Park Families

Hello MP Families! Below is a list of online resources that you can access and use during our hiatus from school. I’ve provided a brief description of each resource, as well as login information.

Check back often to see what has been added.

Take care and be well,

Jenny Hillger, Teacher-Librarian

Scholastic Learn at Home

Scholastic Learn at Home 

PebbleGo and Capstone eBooks

Capstone, the publishers of online reference resource, PebbleGo, and an extensive library of eBooks, has provided schools with free resources during this time. 

The eBooks are high quality, with optional audio narration. There are fiction and nonfiction selections from which to choose.

Here are the links and logins:

  • PebbleGo:

o Visit www.pebblego.com and click "Sign In"

Username: engaged

Password: learning

  • Capstone Interactive eBooks:

o Visit www.mycapstonelibrary.com and click "Log In"

Username: continue

Password: reading

 

Mo Willems’ Daily Doodles

Mo Willems, beloved author and illustrator of the Elephant and Piggie books, the Pigeon books, the Knufflebunny series, and more, is the Kennedy Center’s Education Artist in Residence.

From the Kennedy Center’s website: Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together.

New episodes will be posted each weekday at 1:00 p.m. ET and then remain online to be streamed afterwards.  Check back each weekday for new LUNCH DOODLES!

Here is the link: https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media offers parents, students, and teachers “best of” lists of educational websites, apps, gaming sites, books, videos, movies, and more, as well as digital citizenship content. The site is free. 

Here is the link: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/

Ben Clanton, local author and creator of the Narwhal and Jelly graphic novels, is offering free Facebook Live events.

Here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/Clantoons/

Code.org - At Home

Code.org At Home

Khan Academy

The goal of Khan Academy is to provide a set of online tools that help educate students.

Khan Academy 

Peter Reynolds, author of The Dot, Ish, and more, is offering free Facebook Live events.

Here is the link: Peter H. Reynolds, Facebook Live  

Mac Barnett, author of several picture books including Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, The Rules of the House and Extra Yarn, and chapter books, The Terrible Two and Mac B. series, hasl events on his Instagram page. 

Here is the link: https://www.instagram.com/macbarnett/