Broward Education Communications Network (BECON)
Virtual Field Trips & Distance Learning Outreach
Since 2012, over 5,000 public school students have attended
Lighthouse Point Library's Virtual Global Story Times!
From October to April the Lighthouse Point Library hosts monthly BECON interactive, virtual story times for K-2 Broward County Public Schools students. With local themes and global stories students learn about other countries, cultures, and customs. If you would like to have your child or student (ages 5-7) sit in on this distance learning experience, please contact
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2015-2016 Story Times Dates and Handouts
Date: December 10, 2015 Topic: December here, December there.
Spotlight region/country/culture: Ukraine
Fins, Fur, and Feathers
Date: January 21, 2016. Topic: All kinds of pets.
Spotlight region/country/culture: Columbia
Seuss-A-Licous (Links to Dr. Seuss website for educators)
Date: February 18, 2016. Topic: Dr. Seuss' Birthday is Read Across America Day!
Spotlight region/country/culture: The United States of America.
Date: March 10, 2016. Topic: Ducks, Rabbits, and Chicks.
Spotlight region/country/culture: West Africa.
The Magic of Wings (Links to UF butterfly website)
Date: April 14, 2016. Topic: Birds, Butterflies, and Bees.
Spotlight region/country/culture: T.B.A.
Spotlight region/country/culture: The United Kingdom.