Link: http://bit.ly/OLYNMLr Common Sense has recently released a brand new News & Media Literacy Resource Center with TONS of resources around this topic. Particularly neat is a new web series by Crash Course...check it out! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtN07XYqqWSKpPrtNDiCHTzU
over 4 years ago, EdTech@Oly
News and Media Literacy Resource Center
Oly West teachers working through a speed lesson planning challenge. They were asked to create a social emotional lesson in 10 minutes and had to incorporate a mystery item. Great ideas and great staff!
over 4 years ago, LAURA O'DONNELL
Trying to determine how to incorporate a β€˜Slim Jim’ into their lesson.
Working on lesson design.
Teamwork!
Another win for 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams tonight at Midwest Central! Way to go Lady Spartans!! πŸ’™πŸπŸ’™
over 4 years ago, Stevie Miller
Spartans Love St. Jude - Help support a great cause for the Boys' Basketball Game on January 24th vs. St. Joe-Ogden - order a shirt to support the Children of St. Jude - https://forms.gle/QbmCBHCc2U3oY9kv5
over 4 years ago, Jackie Litwiller
The boys’ swim meet for tonight, Jan. 14th has been cancelled, they will have dry land practice after school.
over 4 years ago, Jackie Litwiller
bit.ly/OlyNMV1 | bit.ly/OlyNMFR1 Kids find and read news in lots of ways. But studies show they're not very good at interpreting what they see. How can we help them get better? Teaching your kids about the structure of online news articles is an important place to start.
over 4 years ago, EdTech@Oly
Reading News online
OMS Lady Spartans pick up a 7th and 8th grade win tonight in their volleyball matches at Ridgeview. Way to go, ladies! πŸ’™πŸπŸ’™
over 4 years ago, Stevie Miller
Family Tip 2: Play "Spot the Ad"! When you see media, ask your kids to figure out what the ad is selling. Sometimes it's obvious, and sometimes it's not. Help them explore why certain pictures, sounds, and words are used to sell certain products.
over 4 years ago, EdTech@Oly
Spot the Ad
The Lady Spartans pick up a couple big conference wins at home over St. Joseph-Ogden. JV 45 to 28 and Varsity 42 to 33. Varsity record moves to 2 - 0 in the conference and 16 - 3 overall.
over 4 years ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Fake news is nothing new. Check out this timeline to learn about some ways it has been utilized throughout history to influence society. Ask your family about other examples that you know of and why they were used!
over 4 years ago, EdTech@Oly
Fake News Timeline
Congratulations to Ashlyn Witham in 5th grade for winning the Yearbook Cover Contest at ONE! Nice job Ashlyn!
over 4 years ago, Matt Hurley
Ashlyn Witham
Congratulations to Mrs. Loyer and her 2nd grade class for winning the One Class at a Time award! ABC news and CEFCU presented a $1,000 check to Mrs. Loyer to be used for her classroom. The news feature will air on ABC news at 5:00 and 5:30 pm on February 5th.
over 4 years ago, Matt Hurley
Mrs. Loyer's class
Mrs. Loyer's class
Spartans pick up a home non conference win over Maroa-Forsyth. 37 to 29.
over 4 years ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Tomorrow is the first ever Spartan Council, "Caring Adults" event at Olympia North! This event begins at 7:40 and ends around 8:30. Please come out to show students how much their community supports them!
over 4 years ago, Matt Hurley
bit.ly/OlyNMV2 All media comes with an author and an agenda. Help kids think critically about any media they view with critical questions that dig below the surface. And to really empower kids, have them create their own media with these same questions in mind.
over 4 years ago, EdTech@Oly
Essential Questions
Lady Spartans pick up a road conference win over Prairie Central. 50-42. Spartans run their record to 15 and 3 on the season.
over 4 years ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Alumni of the Olympia band program joined current students for Saturday's home basketball game! So fun!
over 4 years ago, Mitchell Lutz
Members of the Alumni pep band
Family Tip 1: Encourage Healthy Skepticism! Help kids analyze the messages around them - from toy packaging to Instagram posts to news headlines - and question the purpose of the words and images they see. Teach kids how to use fact-checking tools like Snopes and FactCheck.org.
over 4 years ago, EdTech@Oly
Spotting Fake News
Holiday Hoopla at Olympia tonight. JV Girls - Olympia 35 Tri Valley 45. Varsity Girls - Olympia 70 Tri Valley 27. JV Boys - Olympia 55 Tri Vally 46. Varsity Boys - Olympia 65 Tri Valley 59.
over 4 years ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
OMS Celebrated our PBIS success today with an assembly!
over 4 years ago, Jackie Litwiller
Assembly
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