Our Fair Haven Union High School 3D team for the 3D Vermont ~ Town History in 3D Competition is off and running! The timeline is as follows:
2. February 15, 2017: Initial SketchUP drawing underway
3. March 12, 2017: Presentation on history underway
It is not too late to become a member of our team!
Mr. Bruce, Fair Haven Union High School Social Studies Teacher, has joined our team as Historical Consultant!
If you would like to join our team, or have any questions, please contact Faculty Advisor for the Fair Haven Union High School 3D Vermont team, Deborah Ehler-Hansen Librarian/Media Specialist: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a great Edutopia article, which features 6 techniques to build student reading skills! Learn how to apply various reading strategies, to ensure high student learning outcomes.
The Edutopia article also mentions Newsela. Newsela is an amazing online resource that personalizes the reading experience for students, providing access to information for students at various reading lexile levels.
Please see the image below, which shows how students are able to select their own personal reading level ~ 450L, 760L, 880L, 1080L, or MAX to read the same newspaper article.
Readability is a Chrome Extension, which can be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store. Readability rids web pages/articles of extraneous and distracting content! "Readability is a web and mobile app that zaps clutter and saves web articles in a comfortable reading view. The official Readability extension for Chrome provides a better way to read online, turning any web page into a comfortable reading view right in your web browser."
• 'Read Now' to disable surrounding webpage noise and clutter
• 'Read Later' to save content to your personal reading list
• 'Send to Kindle' to send any web page to your Kindle in a comfortable reading view
• Tagging to help you keep your reading list organized
• Automatically sync your reading list to your Kindle every day with Kindle digests
• Sharing through email, Facebook, and Twitter
• Configurable content appearance: font color and size"
To see just how great Readability is, please see the sample images below.
The image below shows a typical web page..the actual article is stuck in the middle, between advertisements and other web links.
The second image belows shows the same article, after applying Readability. The page has been "decluttered," enabling readers to focus entirely on the article.
Please view the video below to find out more about Readability.
Please give it a try!
If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com
Would you like to learn a foreign language, such as Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, German, Italian, Russian, French or Spanish? Personalize your foreign language learning needs with the i-Media Center's Power Speak Languages Program!
The i-Media Center has the perfect program to personalize your language learning needs! The program is called Powerspeak Languages and is located here under the Vermont Online Databases ~ Gale Group on the Database webpage on the i-Media Center's website.
Learn Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, and Ingles (ESL) at home or in school during Inquiry, at your own pace. Open doors to your future with a second language!
If you have any further questions, or you would like to request the password for the database, to access it from outside of school, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org