A collection of resources related to college readiness! How does “fun” independent reading benefit your personal and academic success? What are the information literacy skills colleges focus on developing? What benefits does a “social learning” (vs “independent learning”) approach provide college students?
I’m really excited to start a new book journey with your orchestra class! Mr. Lytle had a fun idea to pair book ideas with the themes and moods of your orchestra performance pieces. Our current plan is that I’ll visit your class to give you short book talks (book previews) of a couple of booksContinue reading “Orchestra Thematic Book Pairings!”
These videos are read aloud recordings (some by Ms. Mac, some by professional recording artists) that are selected to help you capture the “mood” of a story– for fun. Most of the videos feature a short intro from Ms. Mac, followed by the read aloud, and finishing with a bit of commentary from Ms. Mac.Continue reading “Vohs Spring 2022 Mood Board Monday”
This guide is designed to help you explore topics and gather research sources for your annotated bibliography project. Your English teacher would like you to try using a research database as a way of sharpening your research skills and locating sources from a wide variety of publications. The U.S. History in Context database is aContinue reading “English 3 Annotated Bibliography Project”
This guide is designed to help you explore topics and gather research sources for your persuasive research project. While you have a great deal of flexibility in where you locate sources, Ms. Staples would also like you to try using a research database as a way of sharpening your research skills and locating sources fromContinue reading “Future Ed Persuasive Essay Project”
Why are we using a non-Olathe public library? Because Mid-Continent Public Library (MCPL) has the best local selection of books in Spanish! Getting a MCPL Card Get an E-card When it asks for your pickup location you can pick Antioch– this really doesn’t matter right now because we are only going to borrow e-materials, notContinue reading “Spanish E/Audiobooks at Mid-Continent Public Library”
This is a general guide to try and provide some general guidance on using the Libby app– this is NOT comprehensive by any means! If you have questions that are not answered in this guide reach out to the Libby help guide or your local public librarian! What types of e-resources can you borrow inContinue reading “Libby App Basics”
Forget trickle-down economics, we care about trickle-down library services! But while we’re inventing a new concept, let’s improve the name. Trickle is such a gross (and slow) sounding word. Let’s call Ms. Mac’s school library services theory “Waterfall Library Services” Our first waterfall topic– getting KC Metro library cards and linking your accounts (library magicContinue reading “FACS Public Library Resources”