Educator Newsletter November 2021

Welcome to the Sno-Isle Libraries Educator Newsletter for November 2021. In this issue, you’ll find information about free access to LinkedIn Learning, online author visits, science and art events, ready-made booklists and help for vulnerable youth through Safe Place. 

Resource Highlight 

Free Online Training for Educators 

LinkedIn Learning‘s Education Module, is a robust online resource for new and seasoned teachers alike.

Events

There are many ways for students to connect with the library through online programs via Zoom. Check out what’s happening! 

Elementary

Reading with Rover | December 16 | 4:00, 4:15, 4:45 pm 

Online Family Trivia: America’s Landmarks & Roadside Oddities | December 10 | 5:00 pm 

Using Fanart to Grow as an Artist with Sarah K. Turner | December 20 | 2:00 pm 

Ecosystems with Burke Museum | December 21 | 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm 

Middle & High School

Middle Reader Online Book GroupCity Spies by James Ponti | December 22 | 4:00 pm 

Beginning Oil Pastel Workshop | December 29 | 2:00 and 4:00 pm 

Booklists

In November, we are exploring Native American voices, gratitude and National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Do you need a booklist for your classroom that you are not seeing here? Fill out the School Support Form to let us know. 

Native American Voices - Graphic Novels
These teen-friendly graphic novels are written and/or illustrated by and about the indigenous peoples of North America.  

Character Traits: Gratitude
Books on this list explore the concept of gratitude. Aimed at early elementary ages.  

National Novel Writing Month - Young Writers  

Books to help your students during NaNoWriMo! 

Community Resource Highlight  

Sno-Isle Libraries and Cocoon House have partnered with National Safe Space, a national intervention program to support youth in crisis. All youth between ages 12-24 can seek immediate help at any location in Snohomish County that displays the black and yellow Safe Place sign. Library staff will connect teens to Cocoon House coordinators who are available to assist 24 hours a day. Help is also available by calling or texting 425-877-5171 or emailing safeplace@cocoonhouse.org

Learn more at National Safe Space and Cocoon House.