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Welcome to the Forest Glen Library Media Center!  

We are always delighted to offer many opportunities for Forest Glen students.  We hope you visit or contact us if you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the library.  (Contact information below.)

 
Digital Media
All students in grades 1-5 all have a Google Classroom account for Digital Media.  Check your child's Google Classroom to see what we have been up to and access links to all sorts of websites and learning tools!  To see highlights of Digital Media at all grade levels, please join the Facebook group - Follow us! Forest Glen Digital Media and Library Media Center
 

Digital Media Skills

 
Typing Club
Students in grades 1-5 have an account with Typing Club.   This website provides students with typing experiences from games, videos and different typing challenges that make learning the keyboard fun!  Read the Typing Club parent letter (Spanish version)here. 
 
GAFE (Google Apps for Education)
Students can access their student Google accounts from school and from home.  Students log in using their username@d41.org and the password is their student ID number (the 2080 number).  Read the Google Home Access parent letter here.
 

 
Monarch Reading Program (Grades K-2) 

Each year, K-2 are reading books off of the 2018 Monarch Book List.  Second grade students are reading to qualify in a Monarch Mingle Celebration that will take place at lunch on January 31, 2018.  Access the Monarch Parent Letter (Spanish Version) here.   

 
Bluestem Reading Program (Grades 3-5) 

All students in grades 3-5 are encouraged to participate in our Bluestem reading incentives program.  There are 3 milestone events for Bluestem readers throughout the year.  Check out the 2018 Bluestem Book List and submit a 2017-2018 Bluestem Online Review after you finish reading each book.  Access the Bluestem parent letter (Spanish Version) here.  

 

Battle of the Books

Forest Glen 5th graders participate in the Battle of the Books program with other D41 elementary schools.  This program takes place in the early spring and book lists will be shared with participants.  
 

Welcome to Forest Glen's MakerSpace!
Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn. In libraries they often have 3D printers, computer programs, electronics, craft and hardware supplies and tools, and more.  Forest Glen is proud to offer students the opportunity to visit our Makerspace!  Students are welcome to explore, build, tinker, and create.     
 

 IMG_4037.JPGMarcie Callicoat, Digital Literacy Specialist

Mrs. Callicoat has taught at Forest Glen for 13 years.  She is loves embedding technology skills into teaching and learning at all learning levels.  Please contact Mrs. Callicoat at mcallicoat@d41.org or 630.534.7655.

Kathleen Hokenson, Library Media Aide

Mrs. Hokenson has been in the LMC for 16 years.  She is a Glen Ellyn resident and her own two children attended Forest Glen! Mrs. Hokenson loves helping Forest Glen students find the “just right” book for them. Please contact Mrs. Hokenson at khokenson@d41.org or 630.534.7347.

 
 


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