Special Events

Spider Insider


Graphic of two spidersThis is a special multipoint connection offered in the fall of each school year for preschool and kindergarten students.

Come one, come all, if you dare. Spiders, spiders, EVERYWHERE! This interactive lesson is perfect for holiday integration. Preschool to kindergarten students will enjoy music, literature and science all wrapped into one fun, interactive lesson. "Spider Insider" includes activities that practice letter recognition, rhyming words, sorting/classifying and fine motor skills. Don't miss the opportunity to explore these creepy crawlers with a bad reputation.

Topics explored during this program:

  1. Showing students the letter "s" and discussing the sound it makes.
  2. Discussing/Branstorming as a group how spiders and insects are different.
  3. Story telling during story time - "I Knew an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly"
  4. Identifying rhyming words.
  5. Identifying and recalling story order
  6. Sorting/classifying activity
  7. Crafting as a group - under, over and through (making spider webs)

Connection Details

  • All multi-point connections are limited to two classrooms, and schools MUST supply us with a static IP# with which we may connect.
  • Cost is $120.00 per connecting site.
  • There is a 30-student maximum per site. Overage fees and additional kit fees will apply to schools that go over the session maximum.
  • Please note: This multi-point lesson (two sites each session) is ONLY available at the posted dates and times.

To register, please visit CILC or add your school directly from our scheduling system.

If you have questions, please contact Leslie Charles at 740-452-4518, ext. 1133, or leslie.charles@mvesc.org.
 

Graphic of Mrs. Claus

 

Spending Time with Mrs. Claus

 


Do you want the perfectly themed "educational event?" Students and teachers love this literature and math lesson. Classrooms will have the opportunity to meet with Mrs. Claus via video conference to share holiday stories, traditions and educational lessons. Some of the many educational concepts covered include (varies depending on the grade level attending):

  • Compare and order whole numbers up to 10.
  • Identify units of time (day, week, month, year) and compare calendar elements; for example, weeks are longer than days.
  • Collect and organize data into charts using tally marks.
  • Use patterns to make generalizations and predictions.
  • Learn the ASL (American Sign Language) signs for holiday colors and symbols.
  • Describe orally the pattern of a given sequence.
  • Predict what will occur next using pictures and content as a guide.
  • Recall information from a story by sequencing pictures and events.
  • Answer literal questions to demonstrate comprehension of orally read, grade-appropriate text.
  • Follow simple directions.
  • Answer literal, inferential and evaluative questions to demonstrate comprehension of grade-appropriate print texts and electronic and visual media.

Connection Details

  • All multi-point connections are limited to four classrooms and schools MUST supply us with a static IP# with which we may connect.
  • Cost is $120.00 per connecting site (cost includes a classroom set of materials for 30 students). If you require additional kits, they may be purchased for an additional $1.00 each.
  • There is a 30-student maximum per site. Overage fees and additional kit fees will apply to schools that go over the session maximum.

To register, please visit CILC or add your school directly from our scheduling system.
 

Graphic of Dr. Seuss and some of his characters

 

  Celebration of Seuss

 



To celebrate the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, the Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center will host a series of special multi-point connections. Students will discuss fun facts about Dr. Seuss, observe some creative experiments, share a wonderful story and conclude with an interactive game that tests their "seussical" knowledge (varies depending on the grade level attending). Celebration of Seuss is one of our most popular distance learning events!

Please note: This multi-point lession (four sites each session) is ONLY available at the posted dates and times. 

Connection Details

  • All multi-point connections are limited to four classrooms and schools MUST supply us with a static IP# with which we may connect.
  • Cost is $120.00 per connecting site (cost includes a classroom set of materials for 30 students). If you require additional kits, they may be purchased for an additional $1.00 each.
  • There is a 30-student maximum per site. Overage fees and additional kit fees will apply to schools that go over the session maximum.
  • Please provide us with a mailing address for the school. Class kits will be sent to the address listed on the registration form. We are not responsible for lost kits or kits that do not arrive in a timely manner. Registration deadlines are given to ensure mailing accuracy.

To register, please visit CILC or add your school directly from our scheduling system.

If you have questions, please contact Leslie Charles at 740-452-4518, ext. 1133 or leslie.charles.mvesc.org.