LHS Library Media Center Update

Our doors are now open!!

Have a free period? Have some work to do? Come visit the Library! Open periods 1-4 and 6 & 7!

Week of May 31 - June 4, 2021

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Authors as Agents of Change

John Green

Two of his books have been made into movies, as his books continue to be printed in dozens of languages, selling millions of copies worldwide. Green’s novels are considered modern classics for young adults. Check him out!

Crash Course

An educational YouTube channel started by John Green and his brother, Hank Green. Crash Course offers a wide variety of subjects, including organic chemistry, literature, world history, biology, philosophy, theater, ecology, and more!

Summer Stuff

Free Resources For High School Students To Get Ahead

Have some down time? Use the time to learn a new skill, take an interesting course or prepare for standardized tests like the SAT or ACT. Here are 13 free resources for high school students to get ahead while school is out.

Teacher's Corner

ACCESSING OUR DISCOVERY EDUCATION SUBSCRIPTION

CURRENT USERS – USERNAMES AND PASSWORDS

Your educators’ usernames and passwords have not changed. If anyone has forgotten their login credentials, they may click here to reset their password: Forgot username/password

NEW USER TEACHER PASSCODE

New teachers can get started by following the simple steps below to create their individual user accounts from their school’s unique 8-character passcode.


LAWRENCE HIGH SCHOOL

8837-A17E


1. Go to http://www.discoveryeducation.com

2. Click the Login button at the top right of the page
3. Select the Passcode/Create New User link at the lower left of the screen and enter your school’s unique 8-character passcode (see above)

4. Click on Submit to create a user account and password

New York Times: Resources for Your Classroom

The Learning Network Teach and Learn With The Times: Resources for Bringing the World Into Your Classroom

Teaching Interviewing, Resume Writing, and More

Give students the thinking, reading, writing, and speaking skills they’ll need to succeed in the workplace. IBM’s Career Readiness Toolkit For Teachers includes lesson plans, activities, and resources that can be built into your curriculum.

Teacher Appreciation GiveAways!!

The Best Teacher Appreciation Give Aways! Lots of FREE prizes!

Sign up for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card

All the Best Teaching & Learning Ideas, Straight to Your Inbox

35 Best Podcasts for Elementary through High School

The best podcasts for students to listen to and learn from and divided by grade level.

Reading

Summer Is Coming. Bring a Book!

You have your sunscreen and beach chairs. Once you pick up any of these 24 books, summer can really begin. Read the book everyone will be talking about! Read anticipated follow-ups! Maybe nonfiction? Love true crime? Check out this list!

15 of the Best Books to Give Graduates

Graduation is the start of a new chapter in life — here are some titles to gift graduates, from inspirational memoirs to laugh-out-loud essay collections to thought-provoking fiction.

Find A Book in the LHS Virtual Library, Sora

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

New York Times Bestsellers

Looking for your next great read? Scroll through the listings for adult, young adult, middle school & children's picture books

Epic Reads

Looking for your next great read? Check out Epic Reads. Includes Young Adult books from A to Z. Including videos, new releases, interviews, top lists and much more!

Peninsula Public Library

Take a peek at what is going on at the Library! Find a book for curb side pick up! Take a trip to a museum with free passes! Database access also available.Use your library card to borrow books using Sora or get free homework help from Tutor.com

Research

Access Our School Databases for Research

Username: xg39 and Password: nbsls

Something For Everyone

Best Typing Apps for Students

More than ever, typing is an essential part of learning. Developing this skill doesn’t have to be boring, though! We are Teachers put together this helpful list of some of the best options for elementary, middle, and high school kids!

This Day in History

Learn something new everyday and broaden your horizons.

Google Earth

Travel the world from the comfort of your home.

The Word Search

Fun to play and educational! Great for those students that are early finishers. Play on the computer or your device - If you're feeling a little more adventurous, why not create your very own with the simple to use Word Search Maker.

Questions? Ideas? lvutianitis@lawrence.k12.ny.us