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SLS Update 11/10/2016

1.     New Streaming Videos

·         Learn 360 has added 206 new titles to our digital collection

·         To view the full listing please Click here

·         To access Learn 360 content please visit the Media Portal.

 

2.     Children’s Book Festival

·         This weekend is the 20th Annual Rochester Children’s Book Festival

·         It is held at MCC from 10-4

·         http://rochesterchildrensbookfestival.com/?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20161101&utm_campaign=&utm_term=

·         There are tons of activities for kids, parents, and educators

 

3.     Upcoming Events

·         Attached are programs being offered at Seymour Library in Brockport (for Children and Teens)

·         Save the Date: NYLA/SSL Conference- A conference for NY School Librarians for School Librarians- will be held May 4-May 6, 2017 in Buffalo

·         Upcoming PD from the SLS

                                                              i.      Awesome Animated Presentations with PowToon on Nov 17 from 12:30-3:30 (Library Staff or Teachers)

                                                            ii.      LibGuides Advanced on Nov 29 from 12:30-3:30 (Library Staff or Teachers)

                                                          iii.      Integrating Media Resources into your Instruction- Secondary on Dec 14 from 3:30-4:30 (Library Staff or Teachers)

                                                           iv.      Integrating Media Resources into your Instruction- Elementary on Dec 15 from 4:00-5:00 (Library Staff or Teachers

 

4.     Additional IFC Info

The 10/17/2016 SLS Update contained various websites for IFC alignments .  Becky Fitzgerald (Greece Arcadia Library TA) sent one more to add to the list from Syracuse University: http://inquiryk12.ischool.syr.edu/

5.     Rosen eBook Updates

·         Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) eBook: http://rosenlearningcenter.com/article/928/iroquois is now in your Follett Destiny catalog

·         Delaware (Lenape) eBook: http://rosenlearningcenter.com/article/921/delaware is now in your Follett Destiny catalog

·         We just purchased additional American History eBooks- stay tuned for info.  The titles are written for grades 3-8.  Titles include:

                                                              i.      Abolitionists & Human Rights: Fighting for Emancipation

                                                            ii.      Andrew Jackson’s Presidency: Democracy in Action

                                                          iii.      Manifest Destiny: The Dream of a New Nation

                                                           iv.      Slavery in the United States: The “Abominable Trade”

                                                             v.      The Expansion of the United States: Florida, Alaska, Gadsden Purchase and Mexican Cession

                                                           vi.      The Gold Rush: Gold Seekers, Miners, and Merchants

                                                         vii.      The Homestead Act and Westward Expansion: Setting the Western Frontier

                                                       viii.      The Lewis & Clark Expedition: The Corps of Discovery

                                                           ix.      The Monroe Doctrine: The Birth of American Foreign Policy

                                                             x.      The US-Mexican War and its Impact on the United States

                                                           xi.      The War of 1812: New Challenges for a New Nation

                                                         xii.      Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase

·         We just purchased Rise and Fall of Ancient Civilizations- stay tuned for more information.  The titles are written for grades 5-10.  These 18 eBooks from China, India, and Mesopotamia will include the following:

                                                              i.      Ancient (China OR India OR Mesopotamia) Culture

                                                            ii.      Ancient (China OR India OR Mesopotamia) Daily Life

                                                          iii.       Ancient (China OR India OR Mesopotamia) Government & Geography

                                                           iv.      Ancient (China OR India OR Mesopotamia) Religion & Beliefs

                                                             v.      Ancient (China OR India OR Mesopotamia) Technology

                                                           vi.      The Decline of (China OR India OR Mesopotamia) Civilization

 

 


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