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Library

 Wheeler School Library 

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OPAC   SCHOOL LIBRARY (online catalog) 

Search for books,

See if you have over due books,

Reserve books,

and much more.

 Accelerated Reading


ACCELERATED READING  Link to AR quizes may only be used on campus.

AR Book Finder

Find the reading level and point value of Accelerated Books on this site.

 

e-Books


Wheeler Library eBooks  may be downloaded when not at school by following the Abdo links and using the username and password listed.

Abdo Digital Bookshelf

 Use the following usernames and passwords to login.

Username: wheeleracl         Password: library

Username: Wheel826           Password: shelf 

OpeneBooks.org App

This is a grant funded by First Book Organization for underserved communities.  After downloading the app on an android or Apple device, you may borrow up to 10 books at one time. Each person in the family may have an account that is age appropriate. 

 The books are downloaded to device(s). Once downloaded you do not need internet to open and read the books.  Contact the school librarian  for a code and password.

Other available free eBooks online

International Children's Digital Library 

Gutenberg Project Books by Alphabetical

Popular book searches by alphabetical order. Many classics, such as, Tom Sawyer, Jane Eyre, Prince and the Pauper, Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Beowulf, Dracula, etc.

Gutenberg Project Books by Category 

Children's Book Shelf 

 Ebooks and Audio Books

This service is offered through Northeast Mississippi Regional Library. Local branches are the Booneville and Baldwyn Public Libraries. You must have a library card from one of the branches.

Zinio Magazines Available through N.E. Regional Library

You must have a library card from George E. Allen Library or any of the NE Regional Libraries to access this magazines online.

 

RESEARCH LINKS


Magnolia Website

This link is very useful when doing research. See the school librarian, Mrs. DeAnna Arnold, to get the password. Try the resources especially for elementary, middle, and high school students. The links are age/grade appropriate.

 Use to get MLA citation.  Enter information and the site will set up in-text citations and "Works Cited" page.

This link is to the NEMCC research databases. For passwords to the databases you will need to see the school librarian, Mrs. DeAnna Arnold.

Northeast Mississippi Regional Library Online Card Catalog.

Owl at Purdue

Citation Machine

Gread sites for MLA style guides 

  

KIDS SEARCH LINKS


Wheeler School Library Links page

Links to sites for students doing research are on this page.

Slime Kids

School Library media Kids, an innovative site packed with games and book trailers, is designed to provide a fun, interactive learning experience to get students motivated to learn on their own. They can choose from exceptional litereacy-related resources, as well as superb educational tools including reference works and search engines.

 

PBS Kids

Categories:

Environment, Geometry, Holidays, Money, Problem Solving, Sports, 

Fractions, Pre-Algebra, Health, Science & Engineering...

 

 Professional Resources for Teachers


 

25 Best Websites for Teachers

1. Best for Young Readers: scholastic.com/stacks

 

At The Stacks, students can post book reviews, get reading recommendations, play games based on the latest series, watch "Meet the Author" videos, and more. It's like Facebook for reading and it's safe for school, too.
 

 

2. Best for Finding Books: scholastic.com/bookwizard

 

Use Book Wizard to level your classroom library, find resources for the books you teach, and create reading lists with the click of a button. You can also plug a title into the BookAlike feature to find books with an easier, similar, or more difficult reading level.
 

 

3. Best for Craft Projects: crayola.com/educators

 

With hundreds of lessons for every grade level, you're guaranteed to find a colorful idea for your class, such as the "Chinese Dragon Drum" for Chinese New Year or the "What Do You Love?" project for Valentine's Day. 
 

 

4. Best Way to Start the Day: scholastic.com/teachers/daily-starter

 

Establish a morning routine with Daily Starters — fun, fast math and language arts prompts and questions, including Teachable Moments from history and Fun Facts, such as "Before erasers, people used a piece of bread!" Sort by grade (PreK-8), and project them onto your interactive whiteboard or print copies for your students.
 

 

5. Best for Writing: educationnorthwest.org/traits

 

The creators of the 6+1 traits of writing offer a terrific overview of the model on their site, with research to support the program, lesson plans, writing prompts, and rubrics. You can also find writing samples to practice scoring and see how other teachers scored the same piece.
 

 

6. Best Online Dictionary: wordsmyth.net

 

Add the beginner's version of the Wordsmyth widget to your toolbar, and students can look up new vocabulary no matter where they are online.
 

 

7. Best Math games: nlvm.usu.edu

 

At the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives, you'll find activities for every area of math at every grade level. Need to teach shapes to preschoolers, for example? Try the Attribute Blocks, which challenge students to sort virtual objects. Working on functions with middle schoolers? Drop numbers into the function machine to identify the pattern.
 

 

8. Best for Geography: earth.google.com

 

Zoom over the Sahara desert. Fly past the streets where your students live. Take a tour of the Eiffel Tower. You can do it all with Google Earth, the tool that makes the world feel a little bit smaller with its map-generating capabilities. If you're new to Google Earth, the tutorials offer a great introduction.
 

 

9. Best for History: free.ed.gov

 

This fantastic site acts as a clearinghouse for all of the educational materials developed by government organizations. You can find primary sources, videos, and photos for just about any topic. For example, listen to "Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier" or find a timeline of Ben Franklin's life. And it's all free!
 

 

10. Best for Science: nsta.org

 

The National Science Teachers Association site is a goldmine for classroom teachers who may not feel as comfortable teaching geology and astronomy as they do reading and arithmetic. You'll find journal articles, experiment ideas, and a roundup of the latest science stories in the news.
 

 

11. Best for Current Events: magazines.scholastic.com

 

For topics too current for textbooks, Scholastic News classroom magazines offer engaging nonfiction reading online, drawn from the latest headlines. Subscribe to receive news-related, age-appropriate Common Core lesson plans and skills sheets, and free access to the app that comes with each issue.
 

 

12. Best for Middle School: figment.com

 

Figment allows young writers to post their work, receive criticism, and read others' contributions. From fan fiction to poetry to novels-in-progress, all types of writing are encouraged and shared. Be aware that not all content is school appropriate.
 

 

13. Best for Virtual Trips: smithsonianeducation.org

 

The Smithsonian offers thousands of resources for educators, including lesson plans, virtual tours of their latest exhibits, and the opportunity to connect with experts in the field. In one lesson, "Final Farewells," students can see a school yearbook from the Civil War era up close, and discuss how the political climate may have affected the content.
 

 

14. Best Web 2.0 Tool: edu.glogster.com

 

Glogster bills itself as a tool for making "digital posters," or glogs, containing pictures, text, video, links, and animation. A glog on To Kill a Mockingbird might contain a link to the Scottsboro trial, a clip from the Gregory Peck movie, and a drawing of the tree where Boo Radley leaves gifts for Scout. Fun!
 

 

15. Best for the Interactive Whiteboard: exchange.smarttech.com

 

Go to Smart Exchange before creating any lessons for your interactive whiteboard from scratch. Chances are you'll find an existing lesson ready to grab and go, or inspiration from other teachers who've taught the same material. Plus, the customizable Whack-A-Mole game is a must-have for test prep and review.
 

 

16. Best for Interactive Whiteboard Help: prometheanplanet.com

 

Even if you've deemed yourself an interactive whiteboard pro, Promethean's teacher community offers a boatload of tips and practical advice you'll find useful. Find help the next time your toolbox goes missing, or if you want to punch up a lesson with cool graphics.
 

 

17. Best for Online Classroom Workspaces: wikispaces.com

 

Wikispaces Classroom walks you through process of creating an online classroom workspace that's private and customizable. It works across browers, tablets, and phones, and can be used for day-to-day classroom management, tracking formative assessments in real-time, and connecting with students and parents in and out of the classroom.
 

 

18. Best for Video Clips: teachertube.com

 

TeacherTube is the best source for instructional videos in a safe environment. We especially love the clips of teachers showing off the catchy rhymes they've made up to teach certain topics — check out the "Mrs. Burk Perimeter Rap" and the "Mr. Duey Fractions Rap."
 

 

19. Best for Moviemaking: powtoon.com

 

Moviemaking has never been easier than it is at PowToon. To create a short animated clip, all you have to do is write a script and choose characters and other graphics using a simple drag-and-drop tool. The classroom possibilities are endless — challenge kids to write an additional scene for a book you are reading in English class, or have one character explain the water cycle to another for a science project.
 

 

20. Best Standards Help: corestandards.org

 

This site not only offers an overview of the new Common Core State Standards, but provides a thoughtful framework for how the standards were determined and what we can reasonably expect students at given grade levels to achieve.
 

 

21. Best for Tough Topics: tolerance.org

 

Along with an excellent blog that tackles some of the more difficult aspects of education, Teaching Tolerance offers activities and teaching kits on topics ranging from the civil rights movement to the separation of church and state.
 

 

22. Best Professional Development On the Go: learner.org

 

Many of the PD series from the Annenberg Foundation are available on demand here, with videos on teaching measurement, writing workshop, and more. You'll see master teachers at work and undoubtedly snag an idea or two for your own classroom.
 

 

23. Best for Your Career: nea.org

 

In the hustle and bustle of the classroom, it can be easy to lose track of the outside forces affecting education. The National Education Association explains how to take action regarding the issues you care about most — including merit pay, the No Child Left Behind Act, and funding for education.
 

 

24. Best for Inspiration: scholastic.com/teachers/teaching-ideas

 

Reading the Top Teaching blog is like paging through a cooking magazine. Just as you might be inspired to try a 12-course meal instead of your usual mac and cheese, you'll leave wanting to push your teaching to the next level. No matter what you're interested in — Pinterest-worthy bulletin boards, savvy tech-integration tips, or how to save money on classroom materials — these veteran teachers' wealth of experience and knowledge will leave you satiated. 
 

 

25. Best of Facebook: facebook.com/scholasticteachers

 

So we may be biased, but we think you'll find our page your most useful one on Facebook by far. Each week, you'll find free printables, lesson plan and craft ideas, frequent giveaways, and note-worthy news. All you have to do is "like" us. And stand by for the fascinating discussion that happens on our page, including the 10 O'Clock Teacher Question, posed by — and answered by — teachers like you.

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/25-best-websites-teachers 

Websites that Provide Resources, Ideas, or Professional Help 
http://teach4theheart.com/2014/09/01/50-best-websites-for-teachers/ 

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EdTech Teacher

Google Resources (Using Google resources; numerous GAFE and Chromebook resources for your classroom.)

Back to School Resources.

Custom Workshops & Full Year programs.

 

 

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