Thank You!

Mo Willems has been a favorite of our students since I began working as a librarian.  He has the perfect blend of humor and depth.  He turned the ‘everybody’ section of our library on its head.  We call the ‘everybody’ section of our library that because we want ‘everybody’ to know that these are books […]

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The Cardboard Challenge 2016 Was a Huge Success!

Hubbard Woods hosted our second annual Cardboard Challenge yesterday.  It was a huge success!  Over 40 families participated and built everything from a giant Tie Fighter  from Star Wars to some pretty amazing robot costumes.  It was a terrific celebration of creativity and cooperation.  Our local event was a part of the Global Cardboard Challenge sponsored by […]

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Augmented Reality Sandbox (Part One)

As far as I know, Hubbard Woods is the first elementary school in Illinois, possibly the United States, mabye even the world, to have an augmented reality sandbox.  What in the world is an augmented reality sandbox?  What’s the big deal?  What is augmented reality and what in the world is it doing in a […]

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Cardboard Challenge in Two Days!

Are you ready? The kids have been practicing using the tools this week (they made this awesome cardboard sign that we painted today and are going to post at our big shindig on Saturday).  For those of you who are detail oriented, we realized we left out a ‘D’ in Cardboard; we remedied that after […]

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