In January Kids’ Club students learned about Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s life. This year Martin Luther King Day was on January 21st, the same day as President Obama’s Inauguration. The kids wrote about their dreams for the future. The students then interviewed each other to make a biography poster of each student in the class,
Last week Alicia Vázquez did a presentation for Kids’ Club parents about online resources for kids and parents to use together at home. There are quite a lot, and we’d like to share the list with you: Kids Literacy Online_FINAL There are games, reading material, online stories, and more. Have fun, and keep reading!
Kids’ Club students have just finished a poetry unit with their teacher, Alicia. They read lots of different types of poetry, and then they wrote and illustrated their own poems. Have a look at their work. Great work, everyone! [slideshow]
On Wednesday, November 21st, Dr. Linda Gerena of City University of New York gave a free talk for parents and teachers here at the Institute. She demonstrated strategies for reading aloud to children at home and at school. We had a mixed group of parents and teachers, who participated actively, asking lots of good questions. [slideshow] Here
Next week the Library starts its activities for kids. One is the well-known Saturday Storytelling Morning, which will be held next Saturday, October 27th. The story will be told by Brian, “Oliver,” who used to teach in our Young Learners’ program. Stortelling is for children from 4 to 8 years old. The new activity we’re
This spring Kids’ Club students in Patti’s group read Flat Stanley, by Jeff Brown. This book tells the story of a boy, Stanley Lambchop, who becomes flat after a bulletin board falls on him in the night. Being flat allows Stanley to have lots of adventures. One fun thing Stanley gets to do is travel