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The Bennett LC May Newsletter ~ Bennett Elementary

Mrs. Stallbaumer, Media Resource Specialist astallbaumer@mckinneyisd.net

Mrs. Howard, Learning Commons Assistant

lhoward@mckinneyisd.net

In this Issue

END OF YEAR DATES TO REMEMBER

AVOID THE SUMMER SLIDE INFOGRAPHIC

LOCAL SUMMER READING PROGRAMS

BENNETT & MISD SUMMER LEARNING/READING RESOURCES

MAY DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP POSTER

BOOK CIRCULATION & MAKERSPACE STATS

END OF YEAR DATES TO REMEMBER
READ, READ, READ THIS SUMMER!

"The summer slide is a decline in reading ability and other academic skills that can occur over the summer months when school isn’t in session. Numerous studies show that kids who don’t read during summer vacation actually slip in reading ability by the time autumn rolls around," (Rippel, 2018).

Rippel, M. (2018). How to beat the summer slide [webpost]. Retrieved from https://blog.allaboutlearningpress.com/summer-slide/
Local SUMMER READING PROGRAMS
The following summer reading programs are only suggestions and are not affiliated with McKInney ISD. Please use the contact information on the flyers and provided links for more information.

McKinney Public Library

Half Price Books- Feed your brain

CHUCK e. CHEESE

Barnes & noble

summer reading bingo cards

Please note: This is not a reading challenge for a prize, but a fun way to encourage children to read a variety of literature.

There are several reading bingo cards for this image. Use the link below to download.

TCU SUMMER READING

TCU REading ProgramS

Bennett Elementary & MISD SUMMER LEARNING/Reading Resources

Sora ebook & audiobook Ap

Bennett Elementary and McKinney ISD subscribe to many other online resources that your child will have access to during the summer. Due to contracts, we are not allowed to post usernames and passwords on public sites. To access usernames and passwords for the resources below, go to the Bennett Elementary Website. Hover over the Learning Commons tab. From the drop-down menu, click on Bennett Book Search. Select Bennett Elementary. Click on login found in the top right corner. Once students login, a list of resources with usernames and passwords will be revealed.

Once students have logged in, the following screen will appear. Resources are hyperlinked with usernames and passwords listed for your convenience. Thank you for not sharing the usernames and passwords with students outside Bennett Elementary or publicly on social media and online platforms. Bennett students have access to these resources due to paid subscriptions by McKinney ISD, the Bennett Learning Common Book Funds, and Bennett PTO (Tumblebooks).

MAY Digital Citizenship Poster
Book Circulation Stats

AUGUST: 793 books

SEPTEBMER: 3,291 books

OCTOBER: 3,183 books

NOVEMBER: 2,096 books

DECEMBER: 1,960 books

JANUARY: 2,471 books

FEBRUARY: 2,336 books

MARCH: 2,074 books

APRIL: 2,051 books

MAY: 1,411 books

Makerspace stats

This data is approximate and based on teachers signing in students to the Makerspace. Many times, students use the Makerspace or are part of a class Makerspace experience, but have not been signed in.

OCTOBER: 163 students

NOVEMBER: 596 students

DECEMBER: 199 students

JANUARY: 553 students

FEBRUARY: 478 students

MARCH: 920 students

APRIL: 888 students

MAY: 405 students

(Makerspace closed on May 10 due to testing and end of year activities)

Created By
Angie Stallbaumer
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