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To celebrate the release of Divergent make a cootie catcher or
take the quiz to see what Faction you would belong in.
Spark a Reaction
Teen Summer Reading Program Ages 12 -18
Mondays at 3 pm
Programs last approximately 1 hour
June 23rd – Toothbrush Robots
June 30th – Mythbusters
July 7th – Duct Tape Art
July 14th – Back to the Future (movie)
July 21st – Spark a Reaction (bring an old t-shirt )
July 28th – Let it Melt (Rain/Cold make-up day is August 4th)
Homework & Test Help
Discovery Education offers digital media content that brings the world to every student giving them the ability to experience fascinating people, places, and events. All content is aligned to state standards, can be aligned to custom curriculum, and supports classroom instruction regardless of the technology platform.
"Watch. Practice. Learn almost anything for free.” They have over 3,200 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice. Developed by Salman Khan, one of the originators of the flipped classroom (view his TED Talk).
The Perfect Score Project
This author spent a year taking the SATs seven times and investigated SAT prep companies, the history of the SAT etc. In the meantime, she became an "expert" on the SAT. This website offers tips, advice and personal anecdotes.
Thinkfinity is the Verizon Foundation’s free online professional learning community, providing access to over 60,000 educators and experts in curriculum enhancement, along with thousands of award-winning digital resources for K-12 — aligned to state standards and the common core.
ArcadeTown - Free Web Games
GameHelper - Game Reviews, Tips, etc
Game.com - Free Web Games
GameSpot - Game Reviews, Tips, etc.
Wrigley's Candystand - Free Web Games
American Film Institute - Contains lists of best movies
Fandango - Movie Reviews, theater times
IMDB - International Movie Database
Rotten Tomatoes - Movie Reviews, Movie Trailers