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Guiteras Elementary School Library: Books and Reading at Home

Read-To-Me and Read-To-Self with Big Universe at Home Through Clever

Revised 12/10/18

Please read below for directions on how to use Big Universe at home and the public library.

For Laptops/Desktops

Go to https:clever.com/in/bwrsd

Grades 1 and 2 Students​:  Click the box that says "Clever Badge Log in" and scan their personal QR Code.  Then scroll down and click on the "Big Universe" image. It looks like this:

 If you haven't received your child's Clever QR Code, or need a replacement, please contact your child's classroom teacher.

Grades 3, 4 and 5 Students​: Click the box that says "Log in with Google".  Then scroll down and click on the "Big Universe" image.

If you are not already signed into Chrome or Google, enter your username and password that you use with your Chromebook in school.

Username and Password Reminders:  All usernames and passwords do not have any spaces.

Your username will be your lastnameFirstinitialYOG@bwrsd.org (Example: smithS28@bwrsd.org)

Your password is usually a Three-letter word, two numbers, a three letter word (Example: Hat75run).  The first letter of the first word is usually capitalized.

If your child forgot the username/password, please contact the classroom teacher.

For iPad

Tap on the App Store icon and search “Clever.”

 Install the free Clever app. It looks like this:

When you tap to open the Clever app, you should be automatically prompted by the camera to scan your personal QR code.​ (It may ask you to allow access to your camera; tap ok.)  All students (Grades 1-5) who use an iPad will need their personal QR code.  If you haven't received your child's Clever QR Code, or need a replacement, please contact your child's classroom teacher.

Hold the QR code​ up to the camera. You should now be logged in to the Clever app. Scroll down and tap on the Big Universe image.  It looks like this:

Big Universe will launch and your children will see their personal bookshelf.

Helpful Tips: ​* Make sure your iPad has the latest updates * Be sure to logout of everything when you are finished. * Clever will not work on an iPhone.

Read-To-Me with Discovery Ed - Bristol Warren Regional School District Resources Through Clever

Revised Dec. 10, 2018

Your child must be logged into Clever either on an iPad or laptop/desktop.  (See the above box in the Big Universe directions on how to login to Clever if you need directions.)

Once logged into Clever, scroll down and tap/click on the "Discovery Education" image.  It looks like this:

and then in the upper, right corner is the search box.  In the search box, type "weston woods".  The search results will be a mix of audiobooks and animated versions of books.  You can filter the search by using the K-2 or 3-5 buttons.

See below for a video tutorial.

The music is "Teamwork" by Scott Holmes via the Free Music Archive.

 

 

Books in Our Community - Little Free Libraries

Stay tuned for information about a Little Free Library being located at Guiteras School.

Meanwhile, check the map for a Little Free Library close to home

More information about Little Free Library

Time for Kids - For Grades K-5

Click on the image below to login.  

If you do not have the username and password, contact Teacher-Librarian Ms. Galipeau via nicole.galipeau@bwrsd.org.

Read-To-Me and Read-To-Self with Explora

Image result for explora primary 

Explora is available through AskRI.org.

  AskRI.org and the Statewide Reference Resource Center are services of the Providence Public Library. Funding for these services is provided by the State of Rhode Island and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (LSTA) through the Office of Library and Information Services.

See below for a video tutorial.  The music is "Driven to Success" by Scott Holmes via Free Music Archive.

Read-To-Me with Storyline

TumbleBook of the Day

Read-To-Me about Science

Click on the image below for 

Storytime from Space (astronauts reading books while in space),

Wild Rhode Island Explorer eMagazine,

and Science in the News from Science A to Z.  

http://guides.rilinkschools.org/guiteras/science

 

Read-To-Me and Read-To-Self World Book Online's eBooks

Click on the image below and then ...

...click on the square that says eBooks

World Book Online is available through AskRI.org.

  AskRI.org and the Statewide Reference Resource Center are services of the Providence Public Library. Funding for these services is provided by the State of Rhode Island and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (LSTA) through the Office of Library and Information Services.

See below for a video tutorial.

The music is "Positive and Fun" by Scott Holmes via the Free Music Archive.

Rogers Free Library - Books, eBooks, Tumblebooks, Devices and More!

Link to Rogers free Library's Home Page

Rogers Free Library provides free, in-school use of Tumblebooks AND free use of Tumblebooks at home.  Click on the Tumblebooks image below to use Tumblebooks at home.

*For mobile devices: Download the TumbleBook
Library app in iTunes or Goggle Play and sign in with your library card
number. Need a free library card? Need to
borrow a device? See below for more information.

 

Apply for a Library Card Online - And You Can Have the Card Be Mailed To You! 

Borrow a Device - Kindle, nook, iPad, or Zen Pad 8.0 at Rogers Free Library

Borrow eBook Step-by Step Directions for a Mobile Device (SmartPhone or Tablet

Borrow eBook Step-by Step Directions for a Laptop/Desktop 

Tech Help at Rogers Free Library - Drop In Hours and By Appointment

Video Tutorials Below:

1. For Use With Mobile Devices: Tutorial video from Rogers Free Library -  How to search and check out eBooks using Overdrive through the library's website

 

2. For Use With Computers/Laptops: Tutorial video from Rogers Free Library -  How to search and check out eBooks using Overdrive through the library's website