Archive for the ‘Podcasts’ Category

Thank you to many of our 6th graders for creating fabulous book review podcasts!

Here’s a small sample of what’s to come in our soon-to-be new PODCAST section.

Top Secret

Play Evan’s book review podcast

A great and terrible beauty

Play Carly’s book review podcast

Land of stories Enchantress returns

Play Cole’s book review podcast

Comic Squad

Play Seth and Brady’s book review podcast

ESPN is back on Reading Rocks!

Posted: December 8, 2013 in Podcasts, Reading

Looking for something different to read?

Curious about nonfiction, but unsure of what book to choose?

If so, then you must take a few minutes and listen to the first quarter podcasts by Mrs. Vassiliev’s grade 7 Life Science class. The podcasts are between 1.5-and 2.5 minutes long, and are jam packed with details about each book. All of the books are available in our school’s library.

What Darwin SawThank you to Mrs. Vassiliev’s grade 7 life science class for creating the first set of podcasts on this blog! It all began with a conversation about kids gravitating to fiction, often missing out on reading the interesting nonfiction books on our library’s shelves. So, Mrs. Vassiliev and I developed a unit that allowed her life science students a chance to choose a nonfiction science book of their choice, interact with their book, and create a podcast review of their book. These podcasts are now available on their ESPN: exploring science publications network page under the “classroom blogs” tab above.

The students in Mrs. V’s Life Science class hope you listen to their podcasts, and of course, share your thoughts on their page!