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Northern Guilford H.S. Media Center

New Professional Resources

Several professional books made their way to the media center this past week. (Thanks, Mr. Laine.) They now are cataloged and ready for you to check out and use for research, inspiration or plain old problem-solving.


Find books on good teaching, differentiated instruction, project-based learning, the learning brain, discipline, multicultural teaching, rubric construction and more.


Come by and browse your collection in the PRF section. It's all for you!

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NCWiseOwl Professional Resources

This great site provides access to thousands of online, subscription resources:


  • EBSCO host for magazine/journal database research
  • ebooks for teachers of 9-12 grade students
  • ERIC
  • Teacher Reference Center and other many others for teachers


Your tax dollars pay for ncwiseowl so that individual schools in North Carolina do not have to purchase expensive database subscriptions. All public schools in North Carolina have access. See your media specialist for the password.


Take a look at what's offered and use with your students to find quality resources at http://www.ncwiseowl.org. Help kids learn to navigate databases before they go to college.

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Instant Coffeehouse Poetry Reading.


National Poetry Month comes to a close April 30.


Be on the lookout for Poem-In-Your-Pocket Day next Friday.

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