Showing posts from June, 2017

Summer Reading

The Summer Reading List is Here! ( as seen on our MHMS Daring School Edublog ) View & Download the Middle School Summer Reading List   Thanks to our our A+ partner Librarians at the Howard County Library and two of our local HCPSS Middle School Teacher-Librarians we have created this Super Fun Reading List for all the kiddos in our district! (or the world!)  Visit our Howard County local Savage Branch Library & Hi Tech STEM Education Center this summer and FLIP over summer reading or flip over some amazing tech learning opportunities! Recommended Summer Reading Lists Middle School - #1 Most Awesome Teens 2017 2016 2015 Kindergarten – Grade 1 - Baby Squirts 2017 2016 2015 Grade 2 – 3 - Little Kiddos 2017 2016 2015 Grade 4 – 5 - Minions 2017 2016 2015 High School - Cool Kids 2017 2016 2015 Great Books for Grown-Ups! 2016 Black Eyed Susan Nominees 2017 2016 I Mustache You To Consider This Challenge!

Brass Cogs and Virtual Steam

Brass Cogs and Virtual Steam:   A Steampunk Cycle of Inspiration Photo from BBC I love my Acorn Media streaming account! Why? Because it brings me the BEST British documentaries. I'm kinda obsessed with them. I watch...a LOT. Mostly about the ancient world, but one of my recent favorites is Calculating Ada a BBC 4 documentary presented by fellow ginger, the imminently engaging Maths Professor Ms. Hannah Fry @FryRsquared who, according to her Twitter profile is, "All math and no trousers." In the documentary she briefly interviews the graphic novel artist @sydneypadua  which led me to her webpage ! Now I'm going to buy her hardback book  titled " The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer " for the Coastal Cottage. I imagine it inspiring a budding Mathematician or Scientist or Steampunk. Hopefully of the girl persuasion but I'm an equal opportunity book pusher. Here's a delicious s