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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

PREMIUM ANIMALS

ANIMAL ADVENTURES is coming to Lane next week as a special reward for us reaching our Summer Reading Goal of  >300,000 minutes!

In fact, we are well over 700,000!!! So as a SPECIAL treat, we will be treated to an additional PREMIUM animal. 

Help us choose which one...VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE!

Monday, June 12, 2017

SUMMER READING GRADES 3, 4 & 5

SUMMER READING FOR LANE 2017

TOPIC: ANIMALS!


CAN BE FICTION OR NONFICTION, COMICS, 
WILD ANIMALS, PETS, ZOOS, ANIMAL SHELTERS, RESCUES, ETC. 
AS LONG AS IT HAS SOMETHING TO DO WITH ANIMALS


GOALS: 

STUDENT GOAL
Read for at least 10 minutes a day x 5 days a week = 50 minutes per week
10 weeks of summer: 10 weeks x 50 minutes per week = 500 minutes!
Track your minutes with the paper calendars &
Bring your TOTAL MINUTES to school in September
or
TRACK ONLINE (see below)

SCHOOL GOAL: 
500 minutes per student x 600 students = 300,000 minutes
If we reach our goal as a school, we will have a special presentation in September!

READ ALL SUMMER!!!!


TRACK YOUR READING ONLINE:

GRADES 4 & 5 only: Sign into GOOGLE CLASSROOM

Open the spreadsheet to add your minutes.
Totals automatically appear at the bottom!
Print & bring into the Library/MakerSpace in September

LINKS TO DOCUMENTS:

***IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS ACCESSING THESE LINKS, YOU ARE PROBABLY SIGNED INTO ANOTHER GOOGLE ACCOUNT. SIGN OUT OF ALL ACCOUNTS, THEN TRY TO SIGN INTO YOUR LANE STUDENT ACCOUNT AGAIN. ***

Questions? Contact me at linda_coviello@bedford.k12.ma.us  
Please be aware that there will be some days that I may be in remote places
 without internet access but I will get back to you asap!!!


SEND A POSTCARD! 

(Optional)

Away on vacation? Staying local? Either way, send a postcard to the school:

Ms. Coviello
Lt. Job Lane Elementary School
Lane School Library/MakerSpace
66 Sweetwater Ave
Bedford. MA 01730

Write the title and a little note about one of the books you are reading, or a fun fact about your animal. Make sure to sign your name!
We will display them in the main hallway in September.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

SLIME!

HOW TO MAKE SLIME:

                                                                          Video

Image result for slime elmer's glue



Image result for periodic table

Thursday, May 4, 2017

LANE SCHOOL ZOOCAMS!

View our live chicks  AND ducklings (new!)on the Lane School You Tube channel!



Lane Chickens YouTube






Sunday, March 26, 2017

INTERNET SAFETY

Read with Webster & Clicky, and learn about POP-UP ADS

Monday, February 27, 2017

IDITAROD 2017

It is that time of year again! Follow your mushers from Fairbanks to Nome as they race to win this year's Iditarod.

1st PLACE WINNER
MITCH SEAVEY
Image result for MITch seavey iditarod 2017

8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes and 13 seconds
Celebrated by Mrs. K O'Brien's room 


RED LANTERN AWARD:
CINDY ABBOTT

12 days, 2 hours, 57 minutes and 31
New record by 1 day, 1 hour and 45 minutes
Celebrated by Mrs. Lee's room

Gallon Water Jug Igloo Video

Thursday, February 2, 2017

POPULAR VOTE FOR MSLA BOOKMARKCONTEST

How exciting...for the first time, we ALL have a say in which bookmarks reach the judges!

Watch this VIDEO for directions on how to cast your vote

Vote for ONE design in EACH division.

Think about
1. Which bookmarks exemplify the theme BEYOND THE BINDING?
2. Which bookmarks express CREATIVITY?
3. Which bookmarks display ARTISTIC ABILITY?

We take your vote very seriously, just like in real elections.
Make your vote count!

Friday, December 9, 2016

2016-17 MSLA BOOKMARK CONTEST

  • Here is some info for the 2016-17 MSLA Bookmark Contest! 
  • Hundreds of Lane students have participated over the years, and many have gone on to WIN!
  • Here is a brief presentation for the contest (basic rules & deadline for Lane students)
  •       2016-17 Bookmark Contest Prezi for Lane
  • Entry forms are available in the Library/MakerSpace or on this website: MSLA Contests

  • Another video that you can watch for information about the contest:
  •        2016-17 MSLA Bookmark Contest 
  • Please submit your entries to the Lane Library MakerSpace BY JANUARY 9TH so we can choose our  2 finalists to send to the state. 
Grades 4 & 5 can use digital art programs, like
    Sumo Paint


GOOD LUCK!!!

DIRECTIONS FOR DIGITAL ENTRIES
4TH & 5TH GRADE ONLY
You can't be signed into your Lane Google Apps to view this document! Sign out, print it, then sign back in.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

SUMMER READING 2016

ENTER YOUR SUMMER READING MINUTES ON THE FORM BELOW

DO NOT SIGN INTO YOUR LANE GOOGLE APPS ACCOUNT - NOT NEEDED!
Just click the ENTRY FORM LINK above

Individual student goal is to read 500 minutes over the remainder of June, July, & August

REMEMBER...EVERY MINUTE COUNTS!

IF WE REACH OUR GOAL OF 275,000 MINUTES, MR. ACKERMAN WILL KISS A PIG!!!



SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER...
HAPPY READING!!!

3D Design

TINKERCAD

TinkerCad Tutorials, Lessons & Quests

Thursday, May 12, 2016

AN AUTHOR, AN EAGLE, AND 3D PRINTING

Eagle Video - Beauty the Bald Eagle
     (Beauty & the Beak)
Author Deborah Lee Rose

Friday, April 29, 2016

CHICKS ARE HERE!!!!

Mrs. Mickle wrote a grant and took a course in...chickenry???! And 14 baby chicks have arrived and are living temporarily in the Library MakerSpace. Feel free to come in and observe the baby chicks, or view them remotely using Mr. Hall's Live Chick Webcam!

Friday, April 15, 2016

Monday, April 4, 2016

WIN GRADE 3 CODING!

Click the LINK below to enter your coding group in the code.org website:
WIN Grade 3 Coding with Ms. C

WIN #2 Grade 3 Coding

WIN #3 Grade 3 Coding

VOCABULARY:
Algorithm - A series of instructions on how to complete a task
Coding - Transforming actions into a symbolic language
Debugging - Finding and fixing issies in code
Function - A piece of code that can be called over and over
Parameters - Extra bits of information that you can pass into a function to customize it


ON YOUR OWN:
www.code.org

Friday, April 1, 2016

FERRIS WHEELS

View this FERRIS WHEEL google slides presentation

Think about:

  1. How the Ferris Wheel got its name
  2. WHEN was the Ferris Wheel created? WHY? HOW?
  3. Interesting Info?
  4. Ferris Wheels today


Friday, March 18, 2016

IDITAROD - FIRST & LAST!

FIRST:  Dallas Seavey wins the 2016 Iditarod
    3rd time in a row, 4th overall!
    Beat his father Mitch (2nd place) by ~45 minutes
Dallas Seavey with his lead dogs Reef, left, and Tide.

Dallas was Ms. Zavalick's musher


LAST: Mary Helwig (rookie) earns the Red Lantern
Helwig awarded Red Lantern

Mary was Ms. Love' s musher


CELEBRATE!

    Idita-Rock N' Roll video
    Scholastic Iditarod Activities
    Make-a-Flake
    Winter Sites


Thursday, February 25, 2016

IDITAROD!

VIEW THIS POWER POINT TO LEARN ABOUT THE IDITAROD:
Iditarod 2016

Then we will have a discussion on
1. What you learned
2. How we will follow the Iditarod in the LMS
3. How YOU can follow the Iditarod from home!


NEXT SCHOOL-WIDE LIBRARY/MAKERSPACE PROJECT:

Let's build a WATER JUG IGLOO!  Watch this video to learn how.
Collect 1 gallon water jugs
Bring them to the Library/MakerSpace
Begin design & construction!

Watch the video to learn how:
Water Bottle Jug Igloo Instruction


THINK ABOUT IT:
1. What will we need for supplies?
2. How should we begin?
3.What challenges will we encounter?

Learn more about the upcoming Iditarod at www.iditarod.com

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

SPHEROS!

SPHEROS ARE HERE!

Build your own life-size BB-8

Friday, January 22, 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

AUTHORS & ILLUSTRATORS

RALPH MASIELLO website
    Video




DAVID BIEDRZYCKI website
    Video

Sumo Paint -  try this online digital art website (similar to photoshop!)
Sumo Paint Tutorial

Monday, January 4, 2016

MSLA BOOKMARK CONTEST!

It's BOOKMARK CONTEST time again!
 The Massachusetts School Library Association sponsors this contest every year for K-12 students. Click here for the MSLA website and click on the Bookmark Contest tab to view the contest theme, rules, entry form, faq's and past winners (including Lane School students!!!).

Click HERE for the prezi that explains the contest


The theme is SCHOOL LIBRARIES: SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

Have fun, be creative, and GOOD LUCK!

Monday, December 21, 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015

BIN SERIES LABELS

Bin Series Labels

WAMPANOAG MUSEUM IN MASHPEE, MA

Watch this short video on the

WAMPANOAG TRIBE Museum

Think about the Wampanoag...
1. What do you think their life was like?
2. What kinds of objects do you think they used in their everyday life?
3. What do you think an ARTIFACT is?