Degrees and Certifications:
Appalachian State University with Bachelor's in Elementary Education Appalachian State University with Master's in Library Science
I am Mrs. Ward! I am the Media Specialist at North Brook and this is my 13th year here! I have two boys: John Austin, 9 in 4th grade; and Grant, 6 in 1st grade.
I graduated with my Bachelor's in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University (ASU!) in 2008. I also have my Master's in Library Science, from which I graduated in May 2013 from ASU!
Is your child interested in Battle of the Books? Click here to find out more!
Tynker: A website that teaches your child the basics of coding. Sign up and try it out for free with limited access to courses and challenges. You can start as beginning, intermediate, or advanced level by answering questions to see what you are interested in to generate your courses and challenges. Try it out and see how well you can code! Click the picture below to go to the website and sign up!
Another FREE resource is available for you. If you like learning about animals and nature, RangerRick.org is offering its website free for 3 months when you sign up at: https://rangerrick.org/
This website offers videos, digital versions of the Ranger Rick magazine, Outdoor Activites, Animal Crafts and so much more.
I hope you will take advantage of the great FREE resource!
I found a new resource called Vooks! Check out this animated read aloud of Hi Fly Guy:
Students here is my s'more newsletter for you to check out online resources available. Go to the link to learn more about s'more free resources.
Here are some free resources you can use at home to enhance your reading skills.
Epic! - This is a free digital library that offers unlimited access to children's books. If your class does not have a code already (see your teacher if you do) please use the code below to access resources from my Epic account. Class code for Epic: zea3964
NC Kids Digital Library - This is another free digital library that you can use with your username you log into ClassLink with and the password is the last four digits of your username. Go to the link and sign in to access free eBooks online. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Ward.
Storyline Online - This is a free resource that you can listen to books read aloud online.