October 2012 Archives

Check Out Our New Books

The media center has processed about 50 new release books. Come and check out our new fiction and new young adult book sections in the media center!
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Tech Clinic October 26th

Thanks so much to all of those that attended this TRMS Tech Clinic Session! In this session we learned how to make and use QR codes in the classroom and an overview of how to use Google Docs in the classroom. If you would like to review what we did or if you didn't get a chance to attend please click on the links below. If you have questions or would like one on one help with using QR Codes or Google Docs in the classroom please see Ms. Alarcon in the media center.

 

QR Codes in the Classroom and Google Docs

 

Kaywa Website for Making QR Codes

 

QR Codes in the Classroom Handout.pdf

 

Tech Clinic QR Scavenger Hunt.pdf

 

 

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Book Fair and October Tech Clinic

TRMS Tech Clinic

What is the TRMS Tech Clinic?

 

The TRMS Tech Clinic is a professional development opportunity for teachers at Taylor Road Middle School.  The TRMS Tech Clinic will be once a month, usually the last Friday of the month. The TRMS Tech Clinic will offer instruction and help with online resources and web 2.0 applications that are useful to teachers.

 

 

We will have our second TRMS Tech Clinic on Friday October 26th from 7:45-8:20 in the media center. The second session of the TRMS Tech Clinic will focus on how to use QR Codes in the classroom and an overveiw of Google Docs. For more information see our flyer.

 

The upcoming dates are October 26th, November 30th, December 14th, January 25th, February 22nd, March 29th, and April 26th. If you can't make it to the TRMS Tech Clinic sessions or if you would like to review what we did in class you can find follow up information on this blog.

 

Book Fair

 

Thanks so much to all of the Book Fair visitors, shoppers, and volunteers! We are excited about our profits and look forward to purchasing new materials for students and staff!

 

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Book Club October 18th

Attention Readers: The TRMS Book Club will meet Thursday October 18th from 8:00-8:20 in the media center. We will discuss Wonder by R.J. Palacio. The next book we will read is Chomp by Carl Hiaasen. If you have any questions about the book club please see the media center staff.

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Book Fair and October Newsletter

The TRMS book fair will run from Thursday October 11th- Friday October 19th in the media center. Please visit us and check out the great selection of books. If you can't make it to the book fair you may also shop online from October 11th- October 26th at the website below. This is our one big fundraiser for the year and our goal this year is $7500. The proceeds will be used to purchase resources to support learning and leisure reading at TRMS. Please help us reach our goal by shopping at school or on-line.

 

http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/taylorroadbookfair.

 

 

Please also see the attached newsletter for October. October 2012 (blog).pdf


Media Center Updates 10/4/2012

Strive for 25

On Wednesday October 3rd we distributed around 675 bags of popcorn as part of the Strive for 25 Reading Promotion! These students received the popcorn for reading at least 5 books by September 28th. The next benchmark for Strive for 25 is November 9th. For this benchmark students will need to read at least 10 books. Those students will receive a cookie coupon for the 10 books. The cookie reward day will be on Wednesday November 14th.

 

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Reading Bowl Meeting

 

Attention Readers: The TRMS Reading Bowl will meet next Tuesday October 9th from 8:00-8:15 in the media center. Please make sure to bring your permission slips if you have not returned them.

Book Fair

The TRMS book fair will run from Thursday October 11th- Friday October 19th in the media center. Please visit us and check out the great selection of books. If you can't make it to the book fair you may also shop online from October 11th- October 26th at the website below. This is our one big fundraiser for the year and our goal this year is $7500. The proceeds will be used to purchase resources to support learning and leisure reading at TRMS. Please help us reach our goal by shopping at school or on-line.

http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/taylorroadbookfair.

 

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