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Library

Links

Book Reviews
Teen Ink

Teen Ink's collection of book reviews, all written by teenagers.

http://www.teenink.com/reviews/book_reviews/

Teen Reads

Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here.

http://www.teenreads.com/

Good Reads

Popular Middle School Books.

http://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/middle-school

Research Websites
Writing a Research Paper

Homework help center.

http://www.infoplease.com/homework/writingskills1.html

Best Websites for students

... reliable—educational websites a student can bookmark and use to research ...

http://www.microsoft.com/athome/students/studentsites.aspx#fbid=GYXQ0FmE9lQ

20 Great Research Websites for Kids

20 kid-friendly research sites on lots of topics. ... your questions about how to teach tech, what to teach when, where the best virtual sites are.

http://askatechteacher.wordpress.com/2009/11/02/20-great-research-websites-for-kids/

Destiny Catalog Search
Destiny Catalog Database

Use this link to search library materials for Lewisburg Middle School

https://dcsms.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?context=saas51_2322480

Scholastic Book Fair
LMS Book Fair

Online Book Fair

Shop online from November 14th - December 4th

 

http://www.scholastic.com/bf/lewisburgmiddlesch

Magnolia Database
Magnolia Database
http://magnolia.msstate.edu/k12/login.asp

Websites for Teachers
Daily Starters

Scholastic's Daily Starters

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/daily-starter/teacher?term_node_tid_depth=1428Scholastic's Daily Starters — fun, fast math and language arts prompts and questions, including Teachable Moments from history and Fun Facts

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

Best Math Games

http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html

Federal Resources for Educational Excellene

Best For History educatioanl materials developed by governemnt organizations includes:primary sources, videos, and photos

http://www2.ed.gov/free/index.html

National Science Teachers Association

journal articles, experiment ideas, and a roundup of the latest science stories in the news

http://www.nsta.org/

Smithsonian Education

The Smithsonian offers thousands of resources for educators, including lesson plans, virtual tours of their latest exhibits, and the opportunity to connect with experts in the field. 

http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/

Glogster

Glogster bills itself as a tool for making interactive posters, or glogs, containing pictures, text, video, links, and animation. A glog on To Kill a Mockingbird might contain a link to the Scottsboro trial, a clip from the Gregory Peck movie, and a drawing of the tree where Boo Radley leaves gifts for Scout. Fun!

http://edu.glogster.com/

PowToon

create short animated clips

http://www.powtoon.com/edu-home/

Common Core State Standards Initiative
http://www.corestandards.org/

Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance offers activities and teaching kits on topics ranging from the civil rights movement to the separation of church and state.

http://www.tolerance.org

Annenberg Learner

Professional Development on the Go

http://www.learner.org

E-books
Project Gutenberg

free e-books

https://www.gutenberg.org/

EPIC

free e-books

https://www.getepic.com/