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Other Useful Links
Library of Congress for Teachers
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/

Main Library Page
http://library.greenek12.org/

Tennessee Electronic Library

This online library gives access to the TN database where you can find magazine articles, newspapers, essays, practice tests,

e-books, primary sources and many more items.

http://tntel.tnsos.org/

Sweet Search

Sweet Search is a search engine that gives search access to students and has been evaluated by research experts for student use.

http://sweetsearch.com

American Library Association
http://www.ala.org/

Greene County Library

Main site for the Greeneville-Greene County Library

http://www.ggcpl.org/

Regional ebooks and Audiobook Downloads

This site has special sections for Teens. You must have a library card from your local

public library in order to access this site.

http://reads.lib.overdrive.com/CBB09200-584A-41C2-87E9-8FF9317673CE/10/50/en/Default.htm

CItation Guides
OWL at Purdue

Use the Writing Lab from Purdue University to help you write correct citations for your research. This site offers instructions for MLA and APA styles of citation.

https:///owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

Citation Machine

Citation Machine generates citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian styles.

http://www.citationmachine.net/

Penn State Writing Guides
https://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/researchguides/citationstyles.html

Reference
EBSCO Host Research Databases

A database for high school

https://www.ebscohost.com/us-high-schools

The Top 100 References Sites
http://www.100.com/Top/Reference

Top 100 Newspapers
http://http://www.refdesk.com/top100pap.html

The Library Spot Reference Desk
http://http://www.libraryspot.com/

K-12 Education Library
http://www.awesomelibrary.org

Newspapers and Magazines
http://www.ipl.org/div/news/

Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia.com
http://www.encyclopedia.com

Encyclopedia Infoplease
http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia

Encyclopedia Britannica
http://www.britannica.com

Dictionaries
Merriam-Webster
http://www.m-w.com/home.htm

Cambridge Free English Dictionary and Thesaurus
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/

Oxford Online Dictionary
http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us

Your Dictionary
http://www.yourdictionary.com

Current Events and News
Newspapers- USA and World
http://www.refdesk.com/paper.html

50 States Newspapers
http://www.50states.com/news/#.U_3gcKPgWsh

Newspapers and Magazines
http://www.ipl.org/div/news/

Homework Help
Gary's Homework Help
http://www.homeworkhelppage.com

BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Help
http://bjpinchbeck.com/

IPL2 for Teens

Site to find information

http://www.ipl.org/div/teen/

Google Offerings
Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map, and geographical information center. You may add your own data to this site to create your own Google Earth experience. Also available is a look at the moon, Mars, 3-D Buildings, and the sky.

https://www.google.com/earth/

Google Maps

Google Maps allows you to view maps and get driving directions.

https://maps.google.com

GMail

Google Mail is a web-based email service

https://mail.google.com/

Google Chrome

Google Chrome is a browser to search the Web.

https://www.google.com/chrome

Google Finance

Google Finance helps you keep up with investment news and the Stock Market.

http://www.google.com/finance

Google Moderator

Google Moderator allows you to be involved in current events and allows you input into questions.

http://www.google.com/moderator/#0

Google Slides

USe Google Slides to make presentations.

http://www.google.com/slides/about/

Making Presentations
Prezi

Prezi is cloud-based so you can present from your browser, laptop, iPad, and iPhone.

http://prezi.com

Photostory 3

Download- this presentation program

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=11132

emaze

Another online presentation site

http://www.emaze.com

Powtoon

Powtoon allows you to make a presentation with animated videos and presentations.

http://www.powtoon.com/

Easel.ly

This site allows you to make presentations (posters, visuals, etc.).

www.easel.ly

For Teachers
gradecam.com

Use Grade Cam to scan multiple choice tests through your document camera and transfer the grades to your gradebook. It is free.

http://www.gradecam.com/

Learn Zillion

Learn Zillion helps you to find Common Core-aligned lessons in several areas. Students and teachers can establish an account on Learn Zillion. It is free.

https://learnzillion.com/

Edmodo

Edmodo is a social learning platform for teachers, students, and parents.

https://www.edmodo.com/

Wordle

Make word clouds with Wordle- Students and teachers can use this tool to seek out predominant words in a passage. This can then be tailored by use of text, font, etc.

http://www.wordle.net

Plickers

Plickers allows you to use paper tickets and your phone to use this system in lieu of clickers in the classroom.

https://www.plickers.com

bubbl.us

Bubbl.us helps you to create mind maps.

http://bubbl.us

CamScanner

For IPhone and android phones- available at App Store or Google play

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/camscanner-free-pdf-document/id388627783?mt=8

Zip Grade

ZipGrade turns your phone or tablet into an optical grading machine similar to a Scantron. It reads free-to-download answer sheets in multiple sizes. Provide instant feedback to students by grading exit tickets, quizzes, and formative assessments as soon as they finish.

https://www.zipgrade.com/

Zunal

Zunal is a Webquest maker with many choice of free webquests for your use. You can design your own unique Webquest to fit you students and classes or choose from many ready-made ones.

http://zunal.com/

ebooks and Other Online Resources
Poem Hunter

Poemhunter.com offers hundreds of accessible poems.

http://www.poemhunter.com/

Librivox.org

Librivox offers free public domain audiobooks.

https://librivox.org/

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers plain text versions of hundreds of books.

http://www.gutenberg.org

Folklore and Myth Electronic Texts

This site offers connections to world mythology and myths.

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html

Bartleby.com

Bartleby.com offers free access to books online- reference, literature and nonfiction

http://www.bartleby.com/

Webquests
Zunal.com

This site allows you to create a Webquest for use in the classroom. You can post it to the Internet for your students to use.

http://zunal.com

Other Libraries
Northeast TN Public Library Network

Northeast TN Public Library Network

You need a library card from one of the public libraries in the network in order to use the materials.

http://www.wrlibrary.org/wrllibraries.htm

Watauga Regional Libraries
http://www.tn.gov/tsla/regional/WAT/

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/

Tusculum College Library
http://garland.tusculum.edu/

ETSU LIbrary
http://sherrod.etsu.edu/

Common Core
Learning Standards and Common Core State Standards Crosswalk

These pages help librarians learn how the AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner and the Common Core standards align.

http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/crosswalk

AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner

Standards for the 21st-Century Learner offer vision for teaching and learning to both guide and shape the library program and serve as a tool for school librarians to use to shape the learning of students in the school.

http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/learning-standards

TNCORE
http://www.tncore.org/

School Libraries and the Common Core Standards: Resources

A plethora of information concerning libraries and their connections to Common Core

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/84777

Library of Congress/ Primary Sources

This site offers a search for Common Core and also state standards in the Library of Congress' digital collections.

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/

Government
TN Government
http://www.tn.gov/

Greene County Government
http://www.greenecountytngov.com/

The White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov/

Social Security and Other Government Sites

This site contains many links to other government sites.

http://www.ssa.gov/agency/other-gov-websites.html

USA Jobs
https://www.usajobs.gov/

For English/ Literature Teachers
Shakespeare Uncovered

From PBS- this series of programs cover famous plays by Shakespeare and look at character, symbolism, etc.

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/shakespeare-uncovered/episodes/

Masterpiece- PBS

This site connects to the Masterpiece area of the PBS site.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/