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BOOKS/MAGAZINES ON YOUR iPAD

  • FLIPSTER

    Don't forget that you can access a number of magazine through the FLIPSTER app on your iPad. Click here for directions on how to access it.

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  • SORA

    A reminder that your iPads have an app called SORA.  This is our digital book platform. If you need to log in please check off Great Neck North High Scool as your school and log in using your school e-mail and password. Questions? E-mail Mr Resnick.

     

    DIRECTIONS FOR SORA

    • Open Sora app on Ipad
    • Click on My School is Great Neck Public Schools
    • Click on Sign In Using Great Neck Public Schools
    • Sign in with your school email address
    • Go to the 3 menu bars in the upper right hand corner to add your public library
    • Look for a class set assigned book on the home page in Assignments
    • Click on Find A Book to check an ebook or audiobook out.
    • Recently defined words and recent notes and highlights can be found on the homepage.  These notes and highlights can exported to Google Drive
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For Parents

  • 150 WAYS TO BEAT BACK BOREDOM AT HOME

    InboxDollar has 150 things to do at home to beat back boredom for kids and adults. Find the list here.

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  • YOGA

    Yogaed is allowing free access to their mindfullness/yoga streaming classes. Take a break and take care of yourself with these classes. Access it here.

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  • AUTHORS READ AND ILLUSTRATE

    The New York Times has compild a list of authors who are teaching illustration (including Mo Willems) or reading their books out loud.  Find the list here.

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  • COLORING PAGES

    Take some time out of your day to decompress and learn with these coloring pages of natural sceince topics.  Check it out here.

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  • EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES FOR HOME LEARNING

     

    Brightly has put together a list of resources for parents to help their kids who are suddenly at home. The list is broken down by age and we are linking the whole list so you can find resources for any age. Click here for the page.

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For Students

For Teachers

  • WORLD NEWSPAPERS AND HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS

    Newsbank is offering free access until the end of the year. The username and password is 18510

    Access World Newspapers and Historical Newspapers here.

    American's Historical Newspapers 1690-2000 is found here.

     

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  • ENGLISH

    Glose for Education provides every student and teacher gets free classic titles preloaded into their account with access to a bookstore with over v1 million titles to read and learn together. Features include the ability to annotate in the margins, add reactions, spark discussions with peers, and access your book collection from any device, wherever you are. Check it out here.

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  • WORLD LANGUAGES

    Iculture offers travel and days in the life videos in both Spanish and French.  It is currently free and can be set up through your Great Neck e-mail. Find it here.

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  • SCIENCE

    Labxchange comes from Harvard Universoty and gathers videos and other materials for the science teacher to "remix" it into their online lessons. Check it out here.

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  • EDPUZZLE

    Edpuzzle Pro is a platform for creating self paced, interactive video lessons, (from either original or previously published videos) that integrate with Google Classroom. With our subscription to Edpuzzle Pro, teachers have unlimited storage of the lessons they use and create.  

    To get started with Edpuzzle Pro please follow the instructions on the attached document, and then go to:

    https://support.edpuzzle.com/hc/en-us/sections/360001671011-Getting-Started

     

    Carlo's tip:  If you don't see the verification email in your inbox after the first time you sign in, check your junk email folder.

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  • DISCOVERY EDUCATION

    Use your school e-mail at the sign in with google button. Discovery Education has a large collection fo online videos for you to use. Find it here.

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  • SCIENCE

    Science Journal for Kids provides articles about all sciecne topics for you to provide to your students and then have a discussion about them.  They have articles ranging in level from elementary to high school.  It can be found here.

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  • SOCIAL STUDIES/SCIENCE

    Check out TCI which is offering free access to their science and social studies materials including full online lessons thorugh June. Check it out here.  

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  • WORLD LANGUAGES

    Yabla is offering free trial subscriptions that will run through the end of the year. They offer videos and the ability to assign kids to classes. They offer material in Spanish, French and Chinese.  Look at it here.

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  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION/YOGA

    Yogaed is allowing free access to their mindfullness/yoga streaming classes.  Access it here.

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  • SOCIAL STUDIES-GOVERNMENT

    Civics 101 is a podcast wiht episodes that range from 15-20 minutes about the US Government. They also hve graphic organizers to help you work with your students on the material.

    Check it out here.

      

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  • AMERICAN ARCHIVE OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING

    The American Archive has over 100,000 digital clips from public broadcasting in the United States It has special collections including Firign Line and the raw interviews from a large number of documentaries.  It can be found here.

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  • WORLD CULTURE, GEOGRAPHY, AND LANGUAGE

    ABC Databases is granting free access to six of their databases. They are as follows:

    ABC World Culture, ABC World Food, ABC Food America,  ABC The USA, ABC Maps, ABC LingoLite (a language database).

    Click here to be taken to the databases.

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  • AUDIO BOOKS

    Audible is allowing free access to a curated library of audiobooks.  See what they are offering here.

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  • INFOBASE DATABASES

     

    All infobase databses are free through 6/15.  You can access them here.  The usename and password are nbsls14

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  • ROCK TO TEACH

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has materials you can access to use rock music to teach various lessons.  Access it here.

    Little Steven (Bruce Springsteens guitarist and Sopranos cast memeber) has a website dedicated to teahcing using rock music. You can access that one here.

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  • EDUCATIONAL ARCADE GAMES

    Review Game Zone is a website where arecade games are set up for educational review. Students answer general information questions about the subject and then can play the video game.  Tis site has all subjects and levels so you might have to look for what you need. It can be found here.

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  • ONLINE VIDEOS AND INTERACTIVE LESSONS

    PBS Learning Media provides thousands of teaching materials including videos and online interactive lessons. It is free and you can use your GNPS e-mail to creat an account.  It has every discipline.  Find it here.

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  • ONLINE TEXTBOOKS

    OpenStax is an online initiative from Ric Universtity. It has 38 online textbooks in every discipline to help you keep up with your studies.  Check it out here.

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  • ONLINE DEBATE

    Kialo allows you to set up online debates in a simple manner. It allows for students to debte over time and no t live and has a free option. Check it out here

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  • CREATE ONLINE SCAVENGER HUNTS

    Goosechase allows you to set up online scavenger hunts for your student.s The free version has some limitations but should work for almost everyone. Check it out here.

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  • New York Times Webinars

     

    The New York Times is hosting three webinars for teachers about distance learning. They are:

    How To Use The Learning Network for Remote Learning on March 25 @ 4 PM.  Register here.

    A Picture Prompt Is Worth A Thousand Words: Use Times Images To Build Literacy Skills on April 1 @ 4 PM. Register here.

    Teach Argumentative Writing With Our Student Editorial Contest on April 8 # 4 PM. Register here.

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  • NY State Education Department

     

    New York State Education has a website with numerous online resources for every discipline. Please follow the link here.

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  • SOCIAL STUDIES

    Facing History and Ourselves,believes the bigotry and hate that we witness today are the legacy of brutal injustices of the past. Facing our collective history and how it informs our attitudes and behaviors allows us to choose a world of equity and justice. Facing History’s resources address racism, antisemitism, and prejudice at pivotal moments in history.  Check it out here.  There is free access once you register.

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  • SCIENCE AND MATH

    Over 400 math and science Gizmos gives everyone something to graph, measure, and compare. 

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  • MATH

    Delta Math is a free website that has a wide range of content for Math from elementary school all the way through calculus. This six minute video shows you everything about the site.

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  • FOR ALL DISCIPLINES

    Curriki is developing a comprehensive and easy-to-use development environment, content exchange, and delivery platform to bring robust and easy-to-use tools and mobile native delivery to the K12 learning ecosystem.  They have link on the homepage specifically for schools affected by closures.

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  • GENERAL SUBJECTS

    CK-12 offers numerous online lesons in math, science, and social studies. It is free and lessons canbe put up through google classroom.  Check it out here.

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  • LOTE

     Campus Difusion is a platform that has many online resources for Spanish teachers inclduing videos, articles and more.  Access it here.

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  • CHEMISTRY

    The American Association of Chemistry Teachers has opened up some of their online resoucres through March 31, 2020.  See the complete list here.

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  • WRITING

    No Red Ink is a website dedicted to building better writers.  Due to the crisis they are allowing more free access to their premium materials. All the information on what is available and how you and students can access it can be found here.

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  • GALE RESOURCES/WEBINARS

    Gale provides a large number of online databases. They re now providing webinars and other materials to help you integrate online resources into your distance teaching. Click here to be taken to the home page.  Check back here often as they will be providing more webinars and updating the information here.

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  • World Book

    World Book is one of the worlds leading encyclopedias and they are providing all their online materials for free. The link is www.worldbookonline.com. The username and password for this feature are:

    Username:wbaccess

    Password: freeaccess

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Cool Stuff to Do While You are Home!!!!

  • BALLET X

    The BalletX company is offerign free videos of various performances. Sign up at the bottom of their webpage to receive the schedule.

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  • 92nd STREET Y

     

    The 92nd Street Y is opening access to its events that ar livestreamed as well as its archive of events. It can be found here.  Talks include James Gandolfini, Marie Kondo, and Gene Wilder.

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  • BOARD GAMES ONLINE

    Board games are making a ocmeback and you can play them online with people from around the world. Play here.

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  • 500 Museums

    Access to the collections of over 500 museums can be found here.  Yes there are some repeats from our earlier museums collections but theee are at least another 450 here!

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  • WATCH NETFLIX TOGETHER

    There is an extension on google chrome called Netflix Party.  If everyone has Netflix and chrome they can add the extension and watch together. Find the extension here.

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  • CONCERTS

    Billboard has a list of concerts that is constantly being updated. Check it out here.

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  • MISSING BROADWAY?

    Everyday at 2 PM and 8 PM EST (matinee and evening curtain times) The Actors Fund will be producing youtube shows with Boradway performers singing some of the songs that made them famous an a few surprises.  Check out the channel here!

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  • OPEN CULTURE

    Check out this great clearinghouse for a ton of online options!  Audio books, online courses, movies, e-books.  The website is openculture.com

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  • MUSEUMS AROUND THE WORLD

     

    A list of 12 museums from around the world that offer virtual tours (there are some duplicates from the United States).  This list includes the British Museum, the Van Gogh Museum, the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, and the Musee d'Orsay in Paris.  Click here for the page.

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  • MUSEUMS IN THE UNITED STATES

    Click the link below to see a list of 12 museums in the United States that offer virtual tours. Museums include The Met, The Getty in Los Angeles, MoMA and the National Gallery in Washington D.C. Click here to see the page.

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  • TED TALKS

     This is the grandaddy of all the cool lectures.  Just browse through and find all sorts of awesome talks fro some of the smartest and most interesting people in the world. Click here to go to website.

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  • THE METROPOLITAN OPERA

     

    The Metropolitan Opera is srreaming their operas in HD. One opera a day starting at 7:30 PM and then streaming for 20 hours.  The schedule and information can be found at this link.  

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  • Library Hours

    Monday-Thursday 7:00 AM-3:45 PM

    Friday 7:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Phone Number

    516-441-4749

Library News

  • Check out the new bulletin board near the piano. Can you correctly identify all the songs?

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  • The GNNHS library is proud to annouce that all students and faculty can now use the Credo database. This database aims to help students with research in a number of ways including searching multiple databases at once and provide videos for people to brush up on their research skills.  Be sure to check it out on our database page!

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  • North now has access to digital books through Sora!  Click the app on your iPad and log using your school e-mail and password!

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  • Please click this link to learn How To Back Up Notability.

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  • The Library has started finding some interesting podcasts for you to listen to on your mobile devices (including your school iPad). Check out the list on the Podcast tab of our website. If you have any suggestions for Podcasts to be added see Mr. Resnick in the Library.

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  • Did you know that by logging into the online catalog (using your computer user name and password) you can reserve a book in the library? You can also save your searches for future use.

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  • Read the latest issue of the Great Neck News online here

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  • The Great Neck North High School Library is creating a MAKER SPACE We have puzzles, games, technology, and other things for you to explore and learn with. Do you have ideas for new materials?  Make suggestions to the library staff!

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  • Great news for lunchtime studiers! In order to keep the library a place for studying the library will close it's doors during the last ten minutes of period 5, 6, 7.

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