Library

                                         Welcome Scholars

             R B Hudson STEAM Academy

                                                                                 Library Media Center 

                                                  Theme : “Find Your Place at the Library Media Center."

 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

 What's in the News With MyOn?

Join me Friday at 3:00  PM

 

I am looking forward to seeing you all on Google Meet this Friday at 3:00 p.m. Be sure to read at least one news article on MyOn during the week of April 13-17, 2020.


Scholars are encouraged to utilize MyOn and Accelerated Reader as another alternative method of learning. Accelerated Reader is now open for home access. Please use the following links:

http://www.myon.com  Myon

                          http://www.hosted79.renlearn.com/79951/homeconnect/login.aspx.com    AR         

                               

                                    Mission and Vision Statements:

 

Mission:

The mission of R. B. Hudson STEAM Academy is to produce world changers by providing innovative learning opportunities to include parental and community partnerships through Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math in a safe nurturing environment.

Vision:

The vision of R. B. Hudson STEAM Academy is to develop scholars’ critical thinking skills through rigorous and relevant content in order to maximize their potential in a global society.

 

 

                                                                            Media Center Rules:

                                           1.       All school rules apply in the media center.

                                     2.       Scholars must have a pass if they are not with their class and accompanied by a teacher.

                                     3.       Refrain from chewing gum or drinking while in the media center.

                                     4.       Scholars  should work quietly at all times.

                                     5.       Computers and view sonics will be used for educational purposes only. 

                                              Circulation:

1. Scholars may check out up to 4 books at a time and keep them for 2 weeks. 

                           2.  Scholars will also be financially responsible for lost books or books that were damaged 

while checked out. 

 

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” 

¯ Margaret Fuller  

 Read…… Read…… Read…… Read…… Read…… Read…… 

The more you read, the more you will learn and grow!!!!!!!!!!!!

Accelerated Reader Home Access
 
R. B. Hudson Media Center Online Public Access Catalog  

Look here to browse our current titles available for checkout. 

http://172.16.8.27:8080/opac/selmamca/

SELMA PUBLIC LIBRARY CATALOG

Looking for a book that is NOT available at RB Hudson? Check out the catalog on-line and save yourself a trip downtown! The Selma Public Library also has free ebooks available by using your library card number. Check out ebooks on their website!

http://www.selmalibrary.org

Alabama's Free Live Online Homework Help Service  

This service offers free homework help and is provided free of charge to all residents of Alabama by APLS (the State Library of Alabama) and your local Public Library with a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

http://homeworkalabama.org

The Alabama Virtual Library (AVL)
AVL provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It contains an online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. AVL is brought to you by the Office of the Governor and The Alabama State Legislature.
http://www.avl.lib.al.us

Research-It

A wonderful tool for finding all kinds of information!

http://itools.com/search

Easy Bib

An easy way to write a bibliography in the correct form. Just insert your info and GO!

http://easybib.com/

Discovery Channel School

Resources on multiple subject areas

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/

Yahooligans!

Web guide for kids 8- 14 years old

http://kids.yahoo.com/

Virtual Schoolhouse

A meta-library of k-12 internet links

http://www.ibiblio.org/cisco/schoolhouse/

Britannica online encyclopedia

Anything imaginable!

http://www.britannica.com/

Myth Man

A great webiste to increase your knowledge of the gods and goddesses (and more!) of mythology!

http://mythman.com

Myth Web

A fun site to explore the world of mythology.

http://mythweb.com

Greek Mythology

An indepth look at the Greek gods and goddesses- great pictures and illustrations!

http://www.greek-gods.info/greek-gods/

Free On-Line Tutorials for Grades 7-12
Science/Mathematics/Social Studies
http://www.khanacademy.org

Science
http://www.internet4classrooms.com

Mathematics
http://www.algebra.com

English
http://www.englishlearner.com

English
http://www.englishpage.com

Grammar and Writing
http://www.grammar-monster.com

Grammar and Writing
http://www.englishgrammarconnection.com/cgi-bin/grun4.pl

Research: APA Bibliography Generator
http://www.noddletools.com/noodlebib/index.php?style=APA&level=2

Research: How To Write A Research Paper
http://www.gale.cengage.com/free_resources/term_paper/index.html

Information Technology: Timed Typing
http://www.powertyping.com/typing_test/typing_test.shtml

Information Technology: Timed Typing
http://www.typingtest.com

Information Technology: Timed Typing
http://www.nimblefingers.com

Learning to Type Tutorials

Although the site is about furniture, it offers links to many self-help tutorials about learning to type - check it out!

http:////www.sofasandsectionals.com/keyboarding-from-couch

Parent resources
AR Home Connect
http://hosted79.renlearn.com/79951/HomeConnect

Family Education Network

an outstanding source for a variety of family issues

http://www.familyeducation.com/home/

The National Parenting Center

Parent-to-parent support group

http://www.tnpc.com/

Helping Your Child with Homework

Homework help from the National Education Association

http://www.tnpc.com/

Kids Health

Good health advice

http://kidshealth.org/

Teacher Resources
Ask Eric Virtual Library

Selected educational resources, University of Syracuse

http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/search/detailmini.jsp?_nfpb=true&_&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=EJ505459&ERICExtSearch_SearchType_0=no&accno=EJ505459

Awesome Library for Teachers k-12 Resources

Resources indexed by subject

http://www.awesomelibrary.org/teacher.html#home

Middle School Web

A site focusing on teaching grades 4 - 8.

http://www.middleweb.com/who-we-are/

Yahoo Education

Complete list of teaching resources

http://dir.yahoo.com/education/k_12/teaching/

Puzzle Maker from Discovery Education

Free puzzle-making resource

http://dir.yahoo.com/education/k_12/teaching/

Education World

Educational resources grouped by category; good search engine

http://www.educationworld.com/

Homework Guide

Homework guide for teachers from the US Department of Education

http://www2.ed.gov/pubs/HelpingStudents/title.html

NEOTYS

Testing school performance tools - links to rubrics, lesson plans, and more!

http://www.neotys.com/Testing-School-Performance-Tools.html

Free Ebooks
Alabama Virtual Library

Click on Educational Resources, Middle School, ebooks - click online version

http://www.avl.lib.al.us/

Classic Bookshelf

Free classic books to read on line

http://www.classicbookshelf.com/library

Open Library

More FREE ebooks

http://openlibrary.org

Storyline Online

Popular books read by popular personalities - complete with pictures!

http://www.storylineonline.net

Sparknotes

Includes ebooks and study aides

http://www.sparknotes.com

Selma-Dallas County Public Library
http://www.selmalibrary.org

Citing sources
Easy Bib

This site provides an easy way to write a bibliography - just fill in the blanks and Easy Bib does it for you!

http://www.easybib.com/

Noodletools

Like easybib, noodletools is free and is an easy way to site your sources.

http://www.noodletools.com/

Selma Public Library
SELMA PUBLIC LIBRARY CATALOG
http://www.selmalibrary.org/

Great apps for middle school students
Top iPad Apps for Middle School Reading and Writing

Great apps for enhancing reading and writing skills

http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/top-ipad-apps-middle-school-reading-writing-26047.html

Great Math Apps for Middle School Students
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/08/5-math-apps-for-middle-school-students/

7 iPad Math Apps for Middle Schoolers
http://ipadapps4school.com/2013/10/17/seven-free-science-apps-for-ipads/

Social Studies Apps for Middle School
http://ipadapps4school.com/2013/04/10/5-good-ipad-apps-for-social-studies-students/

Art Apps for Middle School
http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/p/art-ipad-apps.html

Blendspace
Blendspace

Follow the Big 6 guide to research and your project is sure to be a success!

https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/jHlEMqpQJ0oLNQ/using-the-big-6

Best Books for Middle Schoolers
Best Books for MIddle Schoolers

Check out this book list from Scholastic - good summaries of books included.

http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/book-list/favorites-classics/top-picks-middle-schoolers

New York Times Best Sellers for Middle School
New York Times Best Seller List

Check out what other middle school students are reading!

http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/childrens-middle-grade/list.html

Parent Link for AR
Parent Link to AR

Parents may use this link you check on your child's progress in AR. Click on the link and enter your child's user name and password. Most students already know their user name and password. However, if your child does not remember his/her user name and password, please contact his/her English teacher for that information.

https://hosted79.renlearn.com/79951/homeconnect/     
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