It is so fantastic to be back in IRL school! We learned a great deal from URL school, but we will save that for another post. There is too much exciting brand new information to share.
First our library is hybrid! Since the physical room is serving as a study hall right now, our virtual library is open during the school day. Virtual learners can drop in anytime!
At the virtual library, we answer questions about research and reading. We can also refer students to someone who can help with learning tools. To access the virtual library, sign in to Chrome with your @ncps-k12.org email address, then click on the VIRTUAL LIBRARY link on the library homepage at nchsclibrary.info. You can also email the Student Help Desk for help with your learning tools.
We started the year by booktalking up a storm. Ms. Sheehan made an outstanding handout featuring our summer reading list and many other titles. Click on the preview image below to see the entire document.
- Research questions
- Works cited lists
- Thesis statements
- Civil/Equal rights/Discrimination/Social justice
- Cultural messaging
- Law enforcement/Military/National security
- Mental/Physical Health/Wellness
- Social pathology
Our juniors are independent thinkers who are grappling with current issues in their own way. They are bringing their experiences, interests, and ideas to their understanding of, and predictions about the world they will inhabit as adults.
We compiled 3 years of research questions into word clouds, which are images composed of research questions in which the size of each word indicates its frequency of use, then we selected book talk titles to align with these word clouds. See below: