Limit 2 books for 2 weeks with one renewal. Students and teachers will
be required to pay lost or damaged fees for books; however, there are NO
Reference Materials: checked out only to teachers.
Laptops and iPads: Teachers must sign out technology for students.
Overdue Items: If any item is overdue, students may not check out any other library materials until the overdue items are returned.
Computers: students will lose computer privileges if caught chatting, gaming, streaming, downloading, or viewing inappropriate materials.
NO FOOD AND DRINKS
Storyboard That is a storyboarding tool that offers templates for students to create stories. This site offers scenes, characters, text bubbles, and much more to fill the storyboard frames. Need to outline a story, plan out an idea in a fun way; break down or plan out, Storyboard is a great way to do just that.
Poetry for High School Students http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/p180-list.html
Glossary of Poetic Terms http://www.poeticbyway.com/glossary.html
Myth Web http://www.mythweb.com/index.html
This site provides extensive resources for William Shakespeare's plays, sonnets, poems, quotes, biography and the legendary Globe Theatre.http://absoluteshakespeare.com/sonnets/sonnets.htm
BioDigital Human moves learning beyond textbook diagrams and the life-sized skeleton in the corner of the science classroom! This tool is an interactive 3D environment providing a stunningly realistic way to examine the human body. Students can explore and manipulate the 3D images as they zoom in and out of the various layers of anatomical animations. Descriptions of health conditions related to each system of the human body are included.
PhET is a collection of science and math interactive computer simulations. With over 200 million simulations delivered to date, students learn through exploration in an animated, game-like environment. PhET simulations encourage inquiry, use real-world connections and can be used in a variety of educational settings. Play with existing simulations or run simulations on this engaging, interactive site.
Molecular Workbench is a free, open source environment providing visual, interactive computational experiments for teaching and learning science. Even though there are many simulations ready for use in the classroom, teachers can also create simulations based on their specific curricular needs and share them with other teachers.
Other Science websites:www.bioogyjunction.com
Crossing the Lines-Applies to all content areas
CODE is a non-profit educational foundation whose goal is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn how to code. The first step in learning to code is to participate in the “Hour of Code,” where K-12 students and their teachers learn that coding can be fun. Code.org provides an integrated computer science curriculum as well as professional development opportunities for educators.
Tackkis a free, simple way to create beautiful pages and collaborate in the classroom. Teachers can use Tackk for assignments, presentations, blogs, discussions and more. Use like Google sign-in; tagging, built-in media search and app embed without needing tech or design skills. It is also very easy to embed, email and share on various social media networks.
Google Classroom-Create a paperless classroom in which teachers can post assignments, receive student work, track missing work, and give feedback, all electronically. Teachers can upload and share Google files, other file types, or share links and can opt to automatically make a copy of a Google Document for each student. Work is organized automatically with Google folders for each assignment and for each student. A requirement is that all teachers and students must use Google Apps for Education accounts to participate.
FlipQuiz-Create your own game-show style boards with FlipQuiz. So much fun and the possibilities are endless for questions, test preparation, quiz or knowledge bowls and much more. Keep students engaged with this game style learning tool. Using FlipQuiz is so easy. Sign up for an account, create new boards on any topic desired, and then present to your class.
Gooru is a free, educational search engine for online resources and lesson plans in science, math, social studies and language arts. Teachers and students can search for and curate collections of multimedia resources, digital textbooks, videos, handouts, games, and quizzes. Collect and gather information into “My Collections” and “My Classes” categories. Grades: K-12.
Knowmia is a web location that features short video lessons from teachers around the globe. The lessons cover a wide range of topics, having trouble teaching a difficult subject or concept Knowmia is here to help. Over 30,000 video lessons are available to users. Search for topics using an easy, simple search tool. There is a teacher, style, subject, and lesson for every style of educator and classroom. Don't see what you're looking for, add a lesson of your own and help other educators in the field.
Professional Resources (including Special Collection Resouces) - These websites offer everything
What was There? -This innovative site adds the history to the place. Using Google Maps, this site explores the way places used to look. Students can search and explore their own personal history, that of relatives, or of an important place in class. What was There allows registered users to upload images of buildings and landmarks and have them displayed in the location where they were taken
Civil Rights Movement
World War I and II
Helpful Sites:Free Online State-Specific DMV Tests
PhET is a collection of science and math interactive computer simulations. With over 200 million simulations delivered to date, students learn through exploration in an animated, game-like environment. PhET simulations encourage inquiry, use real-world connections and can be used in a variety of educational settings. Play with existing simulations or run simulations on this engaging, interactive site.http://phet.colorado.edu/
Industry News and Newsletter-http://www.smartbrief.com/
O’ Net Resource Center https://www.onetonline.org/
Occupational Outlook Handbook-http://www.bls.gov/ooh/