Library Technology

December 2015 2.0

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Open Educational Resources Commons

“OER Commons is a dynamic digital library and network. Explore open education resources and join our network of educators dedicated to curriculum improvement.”

OER Commons

OER is set up to search by subject, grade level and standards.

This search can be refined by:

Digital Library Collections, Material Type, Conditions of Use, Content Source, Primary User, Media Format, Educational Use

I WAS JUST KIDDING! (Sample lesson from OER)

This resource was found on the OER site for youger grades but I honestly think that it is appropriate for everyone 7-12.
Gay Lesbian Straight Educators Network

GLSEN knows that supportive educators like you can make a big difference in how LGBT students experience their school’s climate.


"Through our research and programs we know that supportive policies make lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students feel safer and more affirmed, and increases their chances of staying in school and succeeding."

It is our goal at HCSD that all students succeed. Let's make it happen together.

LGBTQ Teen Suicide Statistics: Shouldn't we help them?

LGBT teenagers are two or three times more likely to attempt suicide than other teens ( If the family of the LGBT youth does not accept them, they are eight times more likely to commit suicide than other teens. One-third of the suicide attempts that actually result in death are due to a crisis in sexual identity. LGBT youth miss more than five times as much school as other students because of bullying they receive at school. 28% of LGBT youth stop going to school because of being bullied (

Charlie Ferrusi Hudson High School Graduate

A crown that marked the crossroad- being queer, affirmed & blessed | Charlie N. Ferrusi | TEDxHudson