- Library Orientation
- New Books
- Renew Your Book
- Research Hints and Helps
- Book Lists
- Discerning Reputable News
- Smart Searches
- Book Recommendation Lists
- Useful Sites for Teachers
TEEN SERVICES UNDERGROUNDIn reference to Fight Club:The first rule of Teen Services Underground is: tell everyone you know about Teen Services Underground!A site dedicated to lists, forums and YA Smackdowns, Teen Services Underground's mission is: To support, promote, advocate, and build a community space to highlight the importance of Teen Services in minding the gap.
THE BOOK WHISPERERFrom her bio:Donalyn reflects on her journey to become a reading teacher and describes how she inspires and motivates her middle school students to read 40 or more books a year. In her latest book, Reading in the Wild, Donalyn collects responses from 900 adult readers and uses this information to teach lifelong reading habits to her students. Donalyn is the founder of the annual #bookaday event and co-host the monthly Twitter chat, #titletalk. Her articles about teaching and reading have appeared in publications such as Education Week Teacher, The Reading Teacher, Educational Leadershipand The Washington Post.
BOOKSHELVES OF DOOMThis is a blog written by a librarian mainly geared towards Young Adult books. She give interesting book news and book reviews.
GOODREADSDiscover and share books you love on Goodreads, the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations!
Click Here: Edmodo
You can continue discussions online in a
safe place, take polls, post assignments, notify students and parents of upcoming assignments, create apps for your classes and there are many more ideas. It looks similar to Facebook but you can limit access to only the students in your class or classes.
Click Here: Free Tech
A blog about ways to use iPad, Android, alternatives to YouTube and much more!
Click Here: OER
As stated on its website: Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license. These resources may be used free of charge, distributed without restriction, and modified without permission. As a part of OSPI's legislative mandate to identify and develop a library of openly licensed courseware aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), OSPI conducted a review of OERs covering Algebra 1/Integrated 1 and 11th grade English Language Arts.