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Granite Battle of the Books 2019-2020 Reading Lists

After sharing hints and clues all week, we are excited to publish the full Granite Battle of the Books 2019-2020 Reading Lists! 2019-2020 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List 2019-2020 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List (High Quality PDF for Printing) Read or Listen to these books in Sora, …

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New Books in Sora for Winter Break

Just in time for winter break we’ve added many new titles in Sora, Granite’s digital library for students and staff. Take some time to read and listen over the holidays. We have several new curated collections, including Best Books of 2018 and 2020 Beehive Hopefuls. Log in with your student number and password at https://soraapp.com …

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Presentation: Teaching with Picture Books in Secondary Schools

For some, the reading of picture books is considered an activity exclusively meant for young children in lower grades. In a recent professional development session for Library Media Educational Technology Specialists in secondary schools, Celia Powell, Cindy Moyle, and Cherie Anderson gave a multitude of reasons to rethink this bias, showing how picture books can …

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Battle of the Books 2018-2019 Book Lists and Informational Meeting

We are excited to officially publish the Battle of the Books 2018-2019 Book Lists! 2018-2019 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List 2018-2019 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List (High Quality PDF for Printing) Read or listen to these books in Granite’s OverDrive Digital Library 2018-2019 Granite Battle of the …

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What’s New In OverDrive: Professional Development Resources

Did you know that Granite School District has professional resources available for teachers to check-out in OverDrive? Here is a quick video tutorial on how to access our Teacher’s Lounge in OverDrive: Below we feature a few of the professional titles that are currently available to check out in our Teacher’s Lounge: 

Featured Resource: Utah’s Online Library

(http://onlinelibrary.uen.org/) Utah’s Online Library, formerly known as Pioneer Online Library, was officially renamed and re-branded on February 29, 2016. The new URL for the K-12 edition of the library is: http://onlinelibrary.uen.org/ The new URL for the consortium of online libraries (College, K-12, Preschool, and Public) is: http://utahsonlinelibrary.org/ (The old URLs for Pioneer Library do still work and forward to …

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Collaborative Resource List: Digital Reading Tools

This list is also posted on our sister website, the Granite Educational Technology Blog. In this latest addition to our series of collaborative resource lists we share a growing collection of digital tools, apps, and web sites that provide online reading for students to use in and out of the classroom, as well as book …

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