Long abscence!

2014 has been a good year for me! I just received a new family member in April, and as soon as I returned to work it was neccesary to implement a new software for our library.

We are working on it, and soon the OPAC will be available… There, everyone (specially CI community) will be able to check all the new stuff!!

I will try to continue posting here! Thank you for your visit!!índice

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June 13, 2014 at 7:53 am Leave a comment

Book Fair at CI!

Colegio Inglés

January 14, 2014 at 11:43 am Leave a comment

New ideas for teachers.

índiceClassroom Habitudes: Teaching Habits and Attitudes for 21st Century Learning by Angela Maiers.

 

 

The author applies the six habitudes from the original edition (imagination, curiosity, self-awareness, perseverance, courage, and adaptability) and a brand-new one (passion) to 21st century classrooms. She offers teachers activities, tools and strategies to create scaffolded interactive lessons that appeal to 21st century learners.

 

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Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: Teaching Kids to Succeed by Debbie Silver.

 

 

The author addresses the relationship between student motivation and risking failure a temporary glitch that provides valuable learning opportunities. She explains motivational theory; provides down-to-earth and often humorous real-life examples; and outlines concrete, applicable guidelines for helping students overcome setbacks and failure to foster lifelong success.

 

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The Passion-driven Classroom: a Framework for Teaching & Learning by Angela Maiers and Amy Sandvold.

 

 

This book provides tools to help you cultivate a thriving and passionate community of learners. It demonstrates how teachers can sustain students´ energy, excitement, and love for learning. Maiers and Sandvold show you how to plan and implement a Clubhouse Classroom where passion meets practice and students learn.

 

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Crafting Nonfiction by Linda Hoyt.

 

Focused on the process and traits of being a writer and how to best address the needs and expectations of nonfiction reader, Linda Hoyt´s book offers targeted minilessons that will help you elevate craft, integrate trait –based instruction, and exert greater control over conventions.

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Big Skills for the Common Core: Literacy Strategies for the 6-12 classroom by Amy Benjamin and Michael Hugelmeyer.

 

 

This book will help you zoom in on the main academic skills students are required to learn in reading, writing, speaking/ listening, and language. The authors provide a variety of engaging strategies you can use immediately to help students learn and retain those skills.

 

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Assessment and Student Success in a Differentiated Classroom by Carol Ann Tomlinson and Tonya R. Moon.

 

 

Tomlinson and Moon emphasize the interconnectedness of the five element of teaching and learning (curriculum, instruction, assessment, learning environment, and classroom leadership/management) and the importance of maintaining a consistent focus on the essential knowledge and skills that all students must acquire.

 

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Teaching Teen and Reaping Results by Alan Sitomer.

 

 

Stories, strategies, tools and tips from a three-time teacher of the year award winner.

 

 

 

January 14, 2014 at 11:39 am Leave a comment

Books you´ll love!!

índiceOrigami XOXO by Nick Robinson and Susan Behar.

 

 Discover how to smuggle messages to your special friends by folding them into super cute paper shapes.

 


índiceThat´s Creepy! By Crispin Boyer.

 

 

Do you thing aliens are awesome? Ghosts are glorious? Werewolves are a howling good time? Then this book is for you! 176 pages of the most frightening fun you´ll ever have.

 

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney.

 

 

Greff Heffley´s on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortune, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg´s life destined to be just another hard-luck story?

 

 

 

índiceGuinness World Records 2014

 

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Ultimate Weird But True 2

 

 

Ultimate Weird But True 2 proves once again that truth really is stranger than fiction-with even more outrageous photos and fun-tastic facts!!

 

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Weird But True! 5

 

 

The creators of National Geographic for Kids´ magazine, bring you more wacky wild, incredible facts in this best-selling series for fun-loving kids!

 

January 14, 2014 at 11:30 am Leave a comment

A new year, a new bunch of books ready for you!!

índiceThe House of Hades by Rick Riordan. (The Heroes of the Olympus, 4)

 

 At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy’s instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way through the Gaea’s forces, and Percy and Annabeth can survive the House of Hades, then the Seven will be able to seal the Doors both sides and prevent the giants from raising Gaea. But, Leo wonders, if the Doors are sealed, how will Percy and Annabeth be able to escape?

They have no choice. If the demigods don’t succeed, Gaea’s armies will never die. They have no time. In about a month, the Romans will march on Camp Half-Blood. The stakes are higher than ever in this adventure that dives into the depths of Tartarus. Frtom Goodreads.

Watch the author talking about this book:

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índiceChildren´s Quick and Easy Cookbook by Angela Wilkes.

 

 

60 easy-to-follow recipes, featuring a wide variety of healthy snacks, satisfying meals, and delicious desserts.

 

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Missy´s Super Duper Royal Deluxe: Picture Day by Susan Ness.

 

Missy makes everything Super!!

 

It´s almost picture day, and Missy has her outfit all picked out. It will have ruffles, rainbows, ribbons, and sparkles! But Mom has a different outfit in mind. Will Missy´s picture day turn into her worst day ever?

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Who is Bob Dylan? By Jim O´Connor.

 

 

A boy named Bobby Zimmerman from Hibbing, Minnesota and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Learn more in this book.

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Who is Michelle Obama? By Megan Stine.

Learn about the U. S. First Lady!

índiceWho Was Christopher Columbus? By Bonnie Bader.

Who helped him to travel? What did he do?

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What Was Pearl Harbor? By Patricia Brennan Demuth.

A terrifying attack!

On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a highly secretive and devastating attack: four battleships sunk, more than two thousand servicemen died, and the United States was propelled into World War II. From Penguin.

 

 

índiceJudy Moody´s Mini Mysteries and Other Sneaky Stuff for Super Sleuths by Megan McDonald.

 

 

Help Judy Moody, aka Detective Judy Drewdy, solve six uber-tricky mini mysteries. As a detective-in-training, you´ll also learn how to:

 

 

  • Find hidden messages in handwriting
  • Sharpen your eagle-eyed powers of observation.
  • Draw suspect sketches.

 

 

índiceAllegiant by Veronica Roth.

The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered—fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she’s known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories.

But Tris’s new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. Old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless. Explosive new truths change the hearts of those she loves. And once again, Tris must battle to comprehend the complexities of human nature—and of herself—while facing impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice, and love. From Goodreads.

 

 

 

 

índiceCoco: My Delicious Life by Kyla May.

 

 

Meet Coco. She loves baking, chatting with her BFF´s and helping animals. Now Coco and her friends are selling cupcakes to help save snails. She love snails.

 

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Outdoor Crafts.

 

 

Transform plants into creative projects for your garden. Packed with fun and inspired ideas to try out.

 

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The Big Book of Things to Make.

 

 

Check out how to build a periscope, design a board game, mastermind a water fight, sculpt soap monsters, and more.

índiceCrafty Creatures by Jane Bull.

From cozy cats and knitted kittens, to soft spring chickens and miniature mice, Crafty Creatures is a treasure trove of animal projects to sew and knit.

 

 

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The Big Book of Crafts and Activities.

 

Inside this book you´ll find plenty of things to do whether you´re by yourself or with your friends. Indoors or out, rain or shine, there´s fun for all occasions.

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52 Christmas Activities by Lynn Gordon.

Nice ideas you can practice during the holidays!!

 

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Make your Own Gifts.

 

This book will show you how to make the perfect present including the wrapping paper!

 

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How I survived Bullies, Broccoli, and Shake Hill by James Patterson.

 

 

Even though I´m stuck at Camp Wannamorra, at least I. Rafe K., actually have friends for the first time in my life!

 

 

So what do you get when you mix a bunch of “losers” with a pack of really mean “cool kids” who always seem to make the grown-ups look the other way? Nothing but a whole lotta trouble!

 

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My brother is a Big Fat Liar by James Patterson.

 

 

 

My name is Georgia K., and I know what my brother Rafe told you: Lies, all lies! He says I´m annoying and a tattletale and a pudding-cup thief.

 

So if you´re ready for the truth about how the life of a totally innocent girl and her first year of middle school were ruined by her horrible brother (Rafe) and his superbad reputation.

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The Ballet Book by Darcey Bussell.

Join Darcy Bussell, principal ballerina with London´s Royal Ballet, and Royal Ballet School teacher Patricia Linton in this fully illustrated guide to the magical world of ballet.

 

índiceLauren Conrad Style.

 

 A lot of tips just for you!

 

índiceFood Fight by Stephen McCranie.

 

A new adventure to enjoy!!

 

índiceHome Sweet Haunt by P. J. Night.

 

 It’s been a bad few months for Nora Wilson. There was a huge fire in her family’s apartment this summer, and her parents have been acting superweird ever since. They won’t let her or her brother out of the apartment anymore, not even to go to school. So when Nora’s parents say she can go trick-or-treating on Halloween, Nora is thrilled. And she’s even more thrilled to make a new friend, Caitlin, who just moved into the apartment building. Caitlin knows nothing about what happened to Nora’s family, but she does seem to know a lot about the ghosts that are rumored to haunt the building. As she shares these ghost stories with Nora, Nora can’t help but be chilled by them. Are they hitting just a little too close to home? From Amazon.

 

índiceRead it and Weep! By P. J. Night.

 

 When a tattered, old tarot card falls out of Charlotte Torres’s library book, she doesn’t think much of it. It doesn’t even bother her that there’s a message written on the back: “Pass this card along or you’ll be sorry!” But when horrible things start happening—things that seem like bad luck, but frighten Charlotte the most—she begins to believe in the power of the card and its message. She wants to get rid of it, but she doesn’t want to pass it along and doom someone else to its curse. Will she be able to figure out a way to destroy the card for good? Or will the card destroy her life first? From Amazon.

 

índiceStanding for socks by Elissa Brent Weissman.

 

 In fifth grade, Fara Ross stood out from the crowd when she accidentally wore two different socks one day. Now she’s famous for wearing mismatched socks every day, and she’s determined to use that popularity to win the race for sixth-grade student council president. Fara really wants to make a difference, and she has some great ideas about recycling and school fundraisers. But everyone is paying more attention to her socks than to the issues she stands for. Can Fara help people see beyond her feet? Or will her sock celebrity make her lose the election? From Scholastic

 

índiceComplete Dog Care.

 

This comprehensive guide is packed with expert advice on feeding, grooming, exercise, play, and understanding dog behavior.

 

índiceHow to Speak Dog by Aline Alexander Newman and Gary Weitzman.

 

 

This guide features more than 50 different pup poses with detailed explanation of their meaning, plus cool canine info and rich resources that will help humans better understand the behavior of their amazing pets.

 

índicePhobiapedia by Joel Levy.

 

 

This book explores all kinds of things that make us shiver and scream, from common fears to heights and dogs to more unusual fears of termites and the color red.

 

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Ripley´s Believe It or Not!: Dare to Look.

 

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Ripley´s Believe It or Not!:Download the Weird.

 

 

Discover the world´s weirdest facts in another bizarre collection from Ripley´s.

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1001 Inventions & Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization.

 

More than 1001 fascinating facts from history and modern day plus 400 eye-catching photographs and a highly visual design that brings history to life.

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How to Draw Harley-Davidson  Motorcycles.

 

A step-by-step guide to drawing the steel, rubber, leather, and chrome of America´s hottest motorcycle.

 

 

 

índiceIvy and Bean Take the Case by Annie Barrows.

Watch out, you diabolical masterminds! There’s a new detective on Pancake Court: Bean! She laughs at danger! She solves even the most mysterious mysteries! What? There aren’t any mysteries? Then Bean and her assistant, Ivy, will make some! From Amazon.

 

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Insurgent by Veronica Roth.

I have done bad things. I can’t take them back, and they are part of who I am.

Tris has survived a brutal attack on her former home and family. But she has paid a terrible price. Wracked by grief and guilt, she becomes ever more reckless as she struggles to accept her new future.

Yet if Tris wants to uncover the truth about her world, she must be stronger than ever… because more shocking choices and sacrifices lie ahead. From Goodeads.

The Royal Diaries New Titles:

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Lady of Ch´iao Kuo: Warrior of the South by Laurence Yep.

índiceAnastasia: The Last Grand Duchess by Carolyn Meyer.

índiceKristina: The Girl King by Carolyn Meyer.

índiceJahanara: Princess of Princesses by Kathryn Lasky.

índiceSondok: Princess of the Moon and Stars by Sheri Holman.

índiceWeetamoo: Heart of the Pocassets by Patricia Clark Smith.

índiceMary, Queen of Scots; Queen without a Country by Kathryn Lasky.

índiceNzingha: Warrior Queen of Matamba by Patricia McKissack.

índiceEleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine by Kristiana Gregory.

 

 

January 14, 2014 at 10:53 am Leave a comment

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,000 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 50 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

January 6, 2014 at 7:59 pm Leave a comment

5th Grade Book Review Contest!

índiceWe know you love to read… and also share what you´re reading. So, we invite CI students to participate in our contest this month. During library activity you will have time to write your book review and if you finish also you can post it here. The rules will be given today at Encino Library.

Next Monday we will announce the winner here and at Encino Library.

Good luck!!

November 26, 2013 at 7:44 am 2 comments

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