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Archive for March, 2011

Google World and Education

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on March 21, 2011

Google has created a suite of tools that every school can use in a protected, safe, and free environment.  Explore the possibilities of a revolutionary education enabled by this tool package.  more… Google Apps for Education : Building Knowledge in a safe and free environment, by Roger Nevin, Micah Melton and David V. Loertscher.

Join discussion at Webpage: getgoogleapps.com

Update tools at: Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/GoogleAppsForEdBuildingKnowledge

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Learn how Google transformed a school in Retool your school : the educator’s essential guide to Google’s free power APPS, by James Lerman and Ronique Hicks.   Includes 40 lesson plans for elementary, middle and high school.

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on March 3, 2011

Introducing a new novel set (Call number NS1192) available through the Terry James Video Library. 

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the other districts in line by forcing them to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight-to-the-death on live TV. One boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and sixteen are selected by lottery to play. The winner brings riches and favor to his or her district. But that is nothing compared to what the Capitol wins: one more year of fearful compliance with its rule. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her impoverished district in the Games.

Sample copies and teacher guides for “The Hunger Games”, as well as, audiobooks of the entire trilogy are available in the Terry James Resource Library.

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