Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Winning Bookmarks!

Congratulations to Mears Middle School and the winner of the Anchorage School District middle school bookmark contest!  I think this is a great depiction of Create @ Your Library.  Below is the high school winner, from East High School.  Look for these bookmarks in the spring!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Use an iTouch in the Library!

The library has 20 iTouches that can be used during lunch.  Come by and check one out!  Don't forget to bring in your permission slip.  You can find the following apps on it:

  • Record yourself for a podcast or for music class
  • Share your voice memo with a teacher via email
  • Tweet on the Goldenview iTouch account @GViTouch
  • Use the calculator
  • Use the stopwatch
  • Use the QR reader to find out more information about books in the library
  • Locate something using Google Earth or Maps
  • Cite a resource using EasyBib
  • Get on Opposing Viewpoints Database or use the ElectronicReference Books using the My School app
  • Use BrainPop to learn and play games at the same time
  • Learn over 40 languages with Mango Languages
  • Read the Anchorage Daily News
  • Listen to the news on NPR using your own ear buds
  • Listen to fascinating new ideas on TED Talks using your own ear buds
  • Research information on countries using CountryReports
  • Search for books in our library catalog using the My Library app
  • Read the latest news about our library on GVMS Library
  • Quiz yourself using the Flash Cards
  • Use the Spanish-English dictionary
  • Get creative using Paint, Glow Draw, or FlipBook
  • Check out how healthy you are with Exercise Log, My Plate, or Heartbeat Counter
  • Compare the weather here to Hawaii!
  • Look up the “Number of the Day” using DuckDuckGo
  • Access the library’s helpful website bookmarks to help you complete your homework using Diigo