Resources to assist you:
EasyBib: Create citations by scanning a book barcode or typing title. It will generate citations in MLA, APA & Chicago formats for your bibliography
President Obama tweet, President Trump tweet: Create a citation from a tweet by anyone, in MLA 8,APA, and Chicago style.
Bartleby.com: internet publisher of literature, reference and verse, free unlimited great books online
YALSA Teen Book Finder: search for great reads from the ALA book lists and find the best books and media for teens, as selected by library staff and educators across the United States!
Good Reads: Great place to discover and share about books of all genre and reading levels. Set up your own account and start reviewing.
FanFiction: View thousands of reviews of fiction books, chapter by chapter, to help you decide what you would be interested in reading next. Sign up to to write book reviews.
Translation Tools: [presented by Ms. Little - GHS Teacher]
SymbalooEdu : Manage all your resources in the cloud for easy access
Put together your favorite content from social media, news feeds, photo sharing sites and more, to create a magazine that you can flip through any time.
Mid-Continental Public Library : Review our local public library’s collection here
WorldCat : Search many libraries at once for an item and then locate it in a library near you
Research and Homework Help:
iSEEK : Enter a search topic and iSEEk will pull information from trusted Scholastic resources to find exactly what you are looking for
Virtual Learning Resources Center : an online index hosting thousands of full-text scholarly websites on any subject, recommended by teachers and librarians.
American Memory : Are you a History major? Here is a gateway to the library of congress’s database
Biography.com Infoplease.com : Biographies online
YourDictionary : Dictionaries of 300 foreign languages and free translation links
Cool Presentation Tools to give your assignments an edge:
Create a presentation with Prezi
a book trailer with iMovie and Adobe Voice
a comic/cartoon with PowToon and SmileBox
a visually appealing, voice narrated presentation with VoiceThread
an online portfolio with LiveBinders
a flyer, poster, handout, or brochure with S’more, Canva, and Lucid Press
an infographic with Visual.ly and Piktochart
Colleges and Financial Aid information:
High School Scholarships : listing of scholarships available to high school students seeking to go to college
Education.org : A searchable directory for over 4,000 schools. Search features include degree type, program, or location. (Monster)
American College Review :Online directory of colleges and universities that contains information on tuition, degrees, and extracurricular activities
EduTrek :Directory that matches students with potential programs based on information they put into the search on location and interest
International Education Media : Directory of schools & universities. Teachers, students. FinancialAidInfo.org : Directory of scholarships, grants, and foundations
The Foundation Directory : was one of the most comprehensive print resources and has now moved to an online format. Plans start at $39.99 a year. (Foundation)