palermomainenews@gmail.com

505-5588

Hello, Palermo Community!

I hope you are all enjoying the cooler fall-like days. This week, I have two news pieces from our local library: information for parents who find themselves teaching their children at home and a request for bids for plowing.

Support for teaching your children at home

The Palermo Community Library realizes that supporting your children with their schoolwork can be a challenge during these unusual times. Whether you fully homeschool your children or not, you might find the tips and resources from these websites useful.

If you know of any additional resources, please email them to palermo@palermo.lib.me.us.

Homeschooling links:

◦ Scholastic (https://tinyurl.com/yy96gxy7)

◦ Mama of Letters (https://tinyurl.com/yxhpwmkk)

◦ Homeschooling Lessons Learned (https://tinyurl.com/y6lqp3k3)

◦ Laws on homeschooling by state (https://hslda.org/legal/maine)

Free Learning Resources:

◦ Khan Academy (https://www.khanacademy.org). The Khan Academy’s mission is to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Materials are organized by targeted audiences: learners, teachers, districts, parents. This website offers the option of either watching a video or reading a transcript. One unique feature of this website is the linkage between the transcript and the video; while reading the transcript, the learner can jump to the corresponding part of the video.

◦ CK-12 Foundation (http://www.ck12.org). The CK-12 Foundation’s mission is to enable everyone to learn in his or her own way. Materials are organized by targeted audiences: teachers and students. This website offers the option of either watching a video or reading a transcript.

Plowing bids wanted

Palermo Community Library requests plowing and sanding bids with references.

Bids must be received by Thursday, Oct. 1. Call 993-6088, text 462-2898, email palermo@palermo.lib.me.us, or mail to P.O. Box 102 (2789 Route 3), Palermo, ME 04354.