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What Stereotypes do Adults hold about Teens? Express your Opinion with a Photo.

Forest Hills teenagers, The New York Times has invited anyone aged 13 to 19 to take photographs that depict some aspect of teenage life that you think may be misunderstood, ignored or largely unknown, and, in a short artist’s statement, tell them why. For contest details check out their recent post attached below. The contest

Posted to 5-8, 9-12, High School, Staff on September 13, 2018 by Chris Patrick

Four Online Databases from MeL

Finding reliable resources for your high school research project can be a challenge. Fortunately, MeL (The Michigan eLibrary) has plenty of free high quality databases to make your research process go smoothly. Here are 4 online databases to make your next research assignment a success. Academic OneFile College/University. Full text. Premier source for peer-reviewed articles from the world’s leading

Posted to 9-12, High School, Information Literacy on October 5, 2017 by Chris Patrick

Nine Books Even Big Kids Should Read

It is commonly understood that certain books are for certain ages. High schoolers read Catcher in the Rye, and 1984, but super-great reads like The Mouse and the Motorcycle aren’t even on their radar. Well it’s time for that to change! Mature minds can (and should) enjoy a good middle-grade read every once in a while. Go on and

Posted to 5-8, 9-12, Book Lists, K-4 on October 4, 2016 by Tracy Chrenka