Sudie's Library

The best place in the world. ~ Amy Garnica, Sudie's Librarian

Distance Learning videos

@home - Let's do this!

No boredom here! There is plenty to do - AND IT'S ALL FREE! Click the links for more information.

Free Lunches - Find the schools and times for FREE lunches during Spring Break.

Corona Comic - Comic that explains corona, study something else, and create your own!


READING

Come to my Classroom - Quizizz, read aloud novel, crafts, and more! Join code: 6bni3wf .

What's Mrs. Garnica been reading? - Come see and listen to a gallery of books I've read recently.

Sync Free Audiobooks for Teens - Sign up by adding your email at the link. Sora directions.

Dallas Public Library Card - Add the DPL to Sora for more choices of eBooks and Audiobooks. You'll also have access to digital free movies, magazines, and more! (They're about to start a pick-up service for physical books that you've placed on Hold! Which DPL branches, times, and more.)

Try a Podcast - Listening to a podcast is fun! Try coloring or doing chores while listening.

Links to Authors - Lots of authors are doing stuff online. Scroll down to find the Middle School and High School authors.

Free Audio Books - Librovox hosts public domain audiobooks read by anyone! Listen or record one. En espanol

How to find a NEW book with Novelist - Filter & sort for read-alikes, subject, age, reading level, and more!

Listen to a book - Audiobooks are awesome! Try Sora, use your public library card, JLG's or Audible's new free site.


CURIOUS LEARNING

Amaze Your Brain by Perot - videos, articles, and follow up activities to keep you all AMAZED!

Daily Quest - Daily topics for discovery and doing

NASA - Games, builds, challenges, activities, and more!

Nikon Photography lessons - During April, lessons are free! Basics of photography to making a music video.

STEM @Dallas Public Library - Well, not there, but sign up for activities to do at home.

Science Experiments - ONLY WITH ADULT SUPERVISION! "I'm not cleaning up that mess."

Practice Spanish - Read along story videos in both English and Spanish.

Interest Profiler - Take the test to discover the career and education paths you'd like to follow.


CREATE and CONTESTS

Journaling - Become a Primary Source for historians by journaling your experiences. It can also help with reducing anxiety!

Inquiry Corridor - Our question is WHY DO WE CELEBRATE MEXICAN-AMERICAN, BLACK, & WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTHS? Wonder, search, and share! Helpful instructions.

Book Trailer or Review - Read, create, and share!

Film Making - Try creating a short film and enter this contest!

Be a Poet - Write a poem and enter this contest.

OMG, so many CONTESTS - Get creative and enter a contest. Check out this list!


VIRTUAL VISITS

Museum Exhibit - Visit museum exhibits, famous places, even outer space from your home!

Animals - Live Zoo cams from zoos all around the world.


LET'S GET PHYSICAL & EMOTIONAL WELL BEING

GoNoodle - Videos and activities for kids and families to be active, stay mindful.

DANCE - Try one of these videos or find your own. I'm trying the Bollywood first!

Calm Harm - App that helps kids understand and curb the desire for dealing with stress through self harm.

imaginACTION - Video guides to help you be more in control over how you feel.

Spin & Move - WheelDecide spinner getting up and away from the computer.

Character Playbook - Sign up your family for realistic comic book-style stories help build healthy relationships

Physical Activity Sites - WOW! Amazing list of sites for getting activity and learning about yourself. (sorry, some of the links are broken)

Calm Meditation Classes - A variety of lessons for calming, being present, and coping with stress.


LISTS OF RESOURCES

Wide Open Schools - Best curated list of free resources! By Common Sense Media, a personal fav!

+200 Free Online Resources - Explanations, links, broken down by subject, very wow.

High Quality Apps/Sites - This list is by Common Sense Media, I strongly recommend them & this list, even the HS stuff looks cool.

Lists of things to do by other people - One, Two, Three, Four, Five (no promises or responsibility for content)

Follow the link to share ideas or creations.