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The One Safe Place
This World We Live In
Unwind
Prodigy
Masterminds
The Secret Keepers
The Art of Secrets
Cover-Up: Mystery at the Super Bowl
Change-up: Mystery at the World Series
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary
Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream
Lincoln's Grave Robbers
The Crossover
Game Changers
The Warden's Daughter
Some Kind of Courage
Mark of the Thief
Raymie Nightingale


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Day 5 in the Library is now Maker Day for a Grade 8 cluster. A limited number of students from one cluster come to the Library during Academic Support, CE and REACH to use the Library's maker materials.
Little Bits     Spheros  
On January 4, students from Pisces visited the library to program and race Sphero robots, explore Little Bits kits and race paper airplanes.

The goal of the Higgins Maker Space is to provide all students with the place, tools and learning opportunities they need to become inspired creators and explorers of digital literacy, coding literacy and invention literacy.  The Higgins Maker Space houses tools for 3D fabrication, graphic design and printing, green screening, computer programming, and sound recording.  

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https://youtu.be/FKLMiOhO9OQ - Jay Silver of Invention Literacy

Resources January 2017
- Sphero Robot Class Set
- Little Bits Kits
- (3) Green Screen Sets

More resources are on order but the Library is always looking for donations of materials, such as:
- Legos
- Duct tape in various colors
- Books about making activities
- Knitting needles, crochet hooks
 
 

Digital Learning Support Team

J. Haas  J. Haas, Technology Instruction Specialist
978-536-4972; haasj@peabody.k12.ma.us

M. Leblanc  M. Leblanc, Sr. District Technology Administrator
978-536-4357; leblancmarc@peabody.k12.ma.us

sm smoller  S. M. Smoller, Library Media Specialist
978-536-4825; smollers@peabody.k12.ma.us

N. Winstanley, Library Assistant
978-536-4826; winstanleyn@peabody.k12.ma.us

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