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BHS Library Mission
BHS Library Mission
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The Mission of the Mississippi School Library media centers is to assist in providing a quality education for every child and to encourage lifelong literacy and learning through reading. Library media centers provide an environment in which students and staff learn to access, evaluate and apply information using a variety of print and electronic formats. The library media center supports the school's curriculum and assists members of the learning community in becoming effective users of information.

Meet the Librarian

9 months ago

First and foremost, I am here to HELP YOU! If you want a book to read, a place to study, or help with research, come see me in the library!

        

Teachers

about 1 year ago

Free online resources

Click the images below to go to each individual website. If you have resource ideas, please let me know!

Common Core Resources

Lit2Go

Free online literature of all types.

Exploratorium

Free online science experiments.

PBS Learning Media

Free, online English/Language Arts Resources

Engage NY

A wealth of Common Core Aligned lesson plans, ideas, handouts, and professional development.

American Rhetoric

Database of full text, audio, and video speeches, debates, and interviews.

NASA eClips

Short, educational video clips for the science classroom.

Project Vote Smart

Online information about candidates and their beliefs so that voters can make informed decisions.

New York Times Education

This page includes articles, lesson plans, and resources for teachers.

Project Gutenberg

Free texts online 

Library of Congress

Primary sources including video and sound bites free from the Library of Congress.

Smithsonian

Lesson plans and interactive activities from the Smithsonian Museums.

Ed Tech Teacher

History resources and lesson plans galore.

EDSITEment

Lesson plans for art and humanities classes.

EasyBib

Free resources regarding plagiarism and copyright.

STEM-Works

Online activities, articles, and information for all things STEM.

Blendspace

Online platform for organizing digital lessons. Teachers can add video, links, PDFs, instructions, etc. Includes assessment tools!

Common Lit
Collection of literature and essays organized by theme and Essential Question.

LibriVox

Online database of free audio books--includes items that are in the public domain.

Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a popular way to protect copyright. They are less strict than traditional copyrights while still giving credit to the creator of the work. Teachers should teach about creative commons in conjunction with plagiarism and fair use.

Ethics Activity

This activity will help teach ethics in regard to information--an important skill to teach in our "copy and paste" world.

PDF Merge

This simple online tool allows users to convert multiple PDF pages into one document. It also "translates" between Office and PDF if necessary.

Old Maps Onlnine

Online searchable database of OLD maps!


BioDigital Human

3D, interactive diagram of the human body! Can display certain systems and layer one on top of the others. Requires sign in through Google or Facebook.


What was There?

Encourage students to participate in living history! Students can explore various cities throughout history and contribute their own photos!

Gooru

An amazing, searchable archive of lesson plans from pre-k to higher ed! Searchable by grade, topic, or standard! You can also "remix" lessons to fit your students needs.

FlipQuiz

Online, free quiz board maker. Mix up your review strategies by creating an interactive digital game!

Worksheet Generator

Create quizzes, tests, and more with this worksheet generator. This is a free, printable worksheet generator that lets you create your own or choose from their pre-made worksheets that are specific to each subject. 



Students often have a difficult time differentiating between plagiarism and fair use of online material. To guide their decision making process, use the PDF attached to the picture.

Professional Development Resources

Free online resources for professional development. Don't forget the library's professional collection as well!

ASCD online webinars on a variety of topics.

Education Week's professional development directory-a bank of hundreds of resources.

Okay2Ask-Self-directed professional development on many topics in webinar and archived video formats.

TEACH Magazine-Free, full-text magazine for professional growth.

Education World-Online archive of articles about a variety of current education topics. 

Yes! Magazine-Online version of our paper subscription.

Educational Leadership-Access the current issue and all back issues online. If you need the log in information, send me an email!

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Communication Coaching

Students

about 1 year ago

Welcome! 

This page has all kinds of resources for students, from personal to academic. Check back often to see what's been added!

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University will teach you everything you need to know about citations and proper MLA format.

MAGNOLIA online database is your FREE, one-stop shop for legitimate research!

SparkNotes is a wonderful resource to use forEnglish classes. They include summaries of books,character descriptions, and other things that will help you understand the story better. SparkNotes does not replace reading! It is designed to enhance your understanding of the story.

Keyboarding Club--Complete keyboarding lessons online for free! 

Quizlet-Free online flashcard and quiz maker. Make a set to share with friends!

Plagiarism.org-Save your grade! Learn about plagiarism before you commit a terrible intellectual crime!

Guinness World Records-Explore up to date world records online!

Occupational Outlook Handbook-Up to date information on every job: skills required, average pay, schooling needed, daily tasks, etc. If you want to explore a career, this is the place!

Encyclopedia.com-Need reputable encyclopedia information without lugging around books? Encyclopedia.com offers topics from four different encyclopedias and includes citation information! 

Check out these free tutorials paid for by the Marshall County Library System! 

HippoCampus.org- an online collection of educational videos broken down by subject. 

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Mobile Experience

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SchoolBlocks offers a unique and powerful personalized search system. A member of the public, searching for "homework" might see an announcement from the school as the first result. However, if the user is logged in, they would see their teacher’s latest homework assignment as the top result.

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