Monthly Archives: February 2012

Plainfield Christian Academy

Today at the Leaning Curve, students from Plainfield Christian Academy learned about GoogleEarth, NXT Robots, the library catalog, and wordle.net.   Students made the word clouds below using glossaries from non-fiction books.

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Heritage Builders Illustrate!

Heritage Builders Homeschool used Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak as inspiration for their illustrations. Check out their WILD designs below!

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What’s happening in March?

Click to enlarge, download or print your own copy of the March 2012 calendar.

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Webelos Group Visit

Today a group of Webelos visited the Learning Curve and Central Library to learn about robots, animation, databases and microfiche. Listen to their research findings using podcast player below.

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Hedgehugs & Porcupining

Today’s special Valentine’s story time featured cute-but-prickly porcupines and hedgehogs in need of a hug. But how do you hug a porcupine? (Very carefully). Hedgehug: a sharp lesson on love by Benn Sutton How Do You Hug a Porcupine? by … Continue reading

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Stopmotion Friday

On a recent group visit to the Learning Curve, kids made these stopmotion movies!

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YAT & StartStrong Indy Freeze at Central Library

On Saturday February 11th, Young Actors Theatre and StartStrong Indy presented the theatrical performance “Don’t u luv me?” to raise awareness about teen dating violence. Below, watch their pre-show improvisational freeze performed in Central Library’s Atrium. A special Thank You … Continue reading

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Under the Sea

This week, first graders from Greenbriar Elementary read stories about dolphins and other sea life, and then created their own Under the Sea pictures in Kid Pix, displayed in the slideshow below. Schools of fish, seaweed and sea creatures–what else … Continue reading

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IPS #31

4th graders from from IPS #31 visited the Learning Curve to practice catalog and database searching.  Click play on the podcast player below to hear their discoveries!

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Our Dolphin Tale

Today, St. Peter’s Head Start preschoolers read a true story about Winter, the dolphin who was rescued after losing her tail, and then learned how to swim with a prosthetic tail made especially for her. The upcoming movie, Dolphin Tale, … Continue reading

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