To access Principal Carozza’s Podcasts, click here.
Check out Bill’s interview on NHPR regarding the HMS Podcast, here.
HMS Podcast #42 for June 2012
All the online book links mentioned can be found here: http://hopkintonlibraries.wikispaces.com/eBOOKS
For Summer Recommended Reading lists, parents should scroll down on this page:
Suggestions for improving the Library Wiki website can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
HMS Podcast #41 for April 2012
If you are interested in helping out with Fun Fair, contact Tammy Ehrmanntraut.
T.I.G.E.R.’s presentation this year revolved around bullying. This year TIGER stands for:
Tell an adult
I say no to bulling in person and online
Get help don’t be a bystander
Exit when necessary
Respect yourself and others
HMS Podcast #38 for December 2011
In this episode, we have a retrospective on the past year of podcasts. Guests include: Bob Berliner, Nancy Alibrandi, Sara Surrette, Joan Follansbee, and plenty of HMS kids.
HMS Podcast #31 for February 2011
In this episode, Hopkinton Elementary Library Specialist Nancy Alibrandi speaks to Principal Bill Carozza on his recent advocacy trip to Washington D.C. Nancy and Bill also talk about the great Web 2.0 tool “Voicethreads” and Bill counts down the major school events of February and March.
Regarding Voicethread: http://ed.voicethread.com/products/k12/# and click on “Watch an overview of Ed.VoiceThread” for more information about VoiceThread.
HMS Podcast #30 for January 2011
On the episode, Principal Carozza interviews third graders on their impressions of the playground. Bill also talks about New Year’s Resolutions. Here is the link to the research mentioned in the Podcast:
HMS Podcast #27 for October 2010
We are honored to have Hopkinton Media Generalist Nancy Alibrandi on this podcast. Important links:
HMS Podcast #26 for September 2010
This podcast primarily featured our interview with Supt. Steve Chamberlin.
HMS Podcast #25 for August 2010 * Back To School Edition
These links were mentioned as resources for parents as their children transition back to school:
HMS Podcast #24 for July 2010
This episode features Principal Carozza describing major summer news regarding Harold Martin School and an interview with Library Media Specialist Nancy Alibrandi on summer curriculum work.
HMS Podcast #23 for June 2010
Principal Bill Carozza outlines the major events of June 2010 at Harold Martin School, interviews Library Media Specialist Nancy Alibrandi regarding summer reading, and Bill adds his two cents on summer reading as well.
Summer Reading Ideas:
Start here: HMS Library Wiki
- American Assn. of School Librarians Site
- NYC Library
- Reading Rockets
HMS Podcast #22 for May 2010
Principal Bill Carozza begins the podcast by detailing the major events of May and June 2010 at Harold Martin School. In the 21st Century School segment, he interviews HMS Library Media Specialist Nancy Alibrandi about the educational uses of Skype. Finally, Bill discusses educationally sound activities families can do together this summer.
- Summer Camp at Home:
- Get Ready for Summer-Ideas for teachers to share with Families
- Read-Write-Think Website
- Disney’s FamilyFun Vacations
HMS Podcast #21 for April 2010
- Fun Fair May 15-at HMS
- Web sites for parents, mentioned on the podcast: