Friday, October 23, 2015

Digital Citizenship Week

This week is National Digital Citizenship Week

Some things to remember when posting:
  • Avoid TMI
  • Think about the reader
  • Keep relationship details to your self
  • Curate your photos (check that they are appropriate)
To learn more about Digital Citizenship go to Digital Bytes sponsored by Common Sense Media.

Monday, October 5, 2015

College & Career Planning Guides

College Visits?? Trying to decide?

 Check out the library's collection of College & Career Planning Guides.
  •  Best colleges ~2015 Edition 
  • College Exploration on the Internet 
  • The Princeton Review: Complete book of colleges, 2014
  • Barron's Profiles of American Colleges, 2013
  • Barron's Profiles of American Colleges: Northeast Edition
  • The Ultimate Guide to America's Best Colleges, 2014
  • Admission Possible: the "dare to be yourself" guide to getting into the best colleges..

Need money for college?  Check out these scholarship resources.
  • Peterson's Scholarships, Grants & Prizes
  • The Ultimate Scholarship book, 2012

College/Career Planning:
  • The Top 100: the fastest growing careers for the 21st century, 5th edition
  • Teen's Guide to College and Career Planning: Your High School Road Map..
  • Accepted: 50 successful college admission essays 
  • Now you tell me! 12 college students give the best advice they never got
  • *Undecided navigating life and learning after high school (Click for access
  • *Quick guide to college majors and careers (click for access
Also, there is the Occupational Outlook Handbook located within our VRC database collection.  
*Use your school username and password for access to eBooks.

Weiner~Classification of Species Assignment

For this assignment students will be identifying various animal species.

Classification Resources:

*Use your school username and password to access eBook collection
  • Classification of living organisms (eBook) *click here for access
  • Classification of life  (Location # 578.01 Ste) 
  • The Variety of life: a survey and a celebration of all the creatures that have ever lived (Location # 578 Tud)
  • Animals: a visual guide to the animal kingdom (Location # 590 Lai OVS)
  • Every living thing: man's obsessive quest to catalog life, from nanobacteria to new monkeys (Location # 578.01 Dun)
  •  Magical mushrooms, mysterious molds (Location # 579.5 Hud)
  • Peterson field guide to birds of North America (Location # 598 Pet) 
  • Fungi, Mushrooms, Toadstools and Molds (eBook) *click here for access