Category Archive for "Library"

HERC Open Lab

Last year we had “Appy Hour” and this year we will offer similar support for your tech needs–but now you

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Point Your Students to Where Reading Happens Year Round – Our Humboldt County Public Library!

As we know, EVERYONE READS!  And this summer our Humboldt County Library is sponsoring, READ FOR THE WIN! OUR public

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AMERICA’S BATTLE OF THE BOOKS IS COMING TO SEQUOIA CONFERENCE CENTER ON APRIL 8!

Come and join us at the Sequoia Conference Center next to the HERC and see local students in the 2nd

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READ ACROSS AMERICA! Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Don’t miss this great day!  CTA has some great recommendations for activities and books for your school’s READ ACROSS AMERICA.

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HERC-The Teacher Place has it!

Whether you are teaching GEOMETRY or CHEMISTRY, HERC is your GO TO place for resources!It’s simple.  Just go to HERC- The

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TEACH DIVERSE BOOKS! Check out Teachingbooks.net for the BEST book lists and resources!

The opening page of Teachingbooks.net will take you to the page you see here.  Click on “Teach Diverse Books,” and

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What do YOU collect? Marbles? Rocks? Something else? Let HERC Resources Help!

Hold a COLLECTION DAY at your school (in your class, in the auditorium, in the library-media center)!  This is a

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Let your HUMBOLDT voice be heard!

The California Department of Education is conducting its annual survey of school library media services in schools throughout the state.

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Rhymezone.com

Find rhymes, synonyms, definitions, and more.  There’s a near rhymes option that finds “imperfect” rhymes for your words. Caution – words

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Times Standard Newspaper

Humboldt County local newspaper – searchable site Visit at: http://www.times-standard.com/

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Infoplease.com

This site has an almanac, encyclopedia, atlas, biographies and more…..Provides reliable information, in a way that engages and entertains. Visit at: http://www.infoplease.com/

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Merriam Webster Dictionary

Great dictionary site – Extra bonuses – thesaurus, Spanish/English translation, encyclopedia, medical, and games & quizes!! Visit at: http://www.merriam-webster.com/

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Windows to the Universe

This website is a richly interlinked ecosystem for learning about the Earth and Space sciences for use by general public, students,

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SweetSearch.com

SweetSearch is a Search Engine for Students. It searches only the 35,000 Web sites that  research experts, librarians and teachers

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Biography.com

Great site for biographical information on virtually everybody! visit at: http://www.biography.com  

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Atlapedia.com

Atlapedia contains full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.

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REFdesk

Great fact checker and general info for the web. Visit at: http://refdesk.com/

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Boolify search engine

Boolify helps students by visualizing the web search process and interacting  with the search process in a tangible and hands-on way. visit at:

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CIA World Fact book

The World Fact Book provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography… visit at: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

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LIbrary of Congress American Memory

This site accesses the video/photo collections at the Library of Congress. Site is searchable, and can be linked to standards

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Knowmia

Site designed to use video presentations and interactive assignments both in and out of the classroom. Use theirs, or create your

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Simple Study Guides for Writing, Grammar, Math, SAT, ACT, and more…

Recommended through State Department of Education – site for good study guides. visit at: http://junketstudies.com/joomla/

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Biblionasium

 Join, generate and create class accounts to create a reading network. Students can respond to books, post reviews. Visit at:

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Fact Monster

Good reference site for facts, maps, geography. Visit at:   http://www.factmonster.com/        

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Dictionary.com

General reference site. Some ads, but links for quotes, thesaurus, word games, translator and quotations.   Visit at: http://dictionary.com  

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