Welcome to the Library Corner.
Before you begin exploring our page and all it’s resources,
feel free to take the virtural tour.
Mrs. R. E. Ramon, Librarian
Mr. M. De Luna III, Library Aide
The library media program will provide a framework of library skills needed to ensure that all Johnson High School learners are effective users of information. Users will be able to access literature, evaluate and synthesize information, produce critical and creative works in an efficient, effective, and ethical manner.
2nd Annual Holocaust Rememberence Week
As you may or may not know, in 2019 Governor Greg Abbott signed into law SB 1828. The 2nd Annual Holocaust Remembrance Week is scheduled for January 25-29, 2021. The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission asks for your help in disseminating the following information to your teachers:
@ THE LIBRARY
NoRedInk is dedicated to supporting you as you navigate how to teach effectively during this unpredictable and important time. We’ve always provided free access to a portion of NoRedInk, and we’re expanding our free offering today in light of COVID-19. Here's what you can count on from us — regardless of whether your school is open or closed — for the rest of the school year:
We've also created this guide to using NoRedInk during school closures to help you ensure that your students continue improving their writing skills while learning remotely.
Newsela is providing free access to its collections, including those for English language arts, social studies, science and social-emotional learning, through the 2019-2020 school year. Newsela is an instructional content platform that combines leveled content with integrated formative assessments, culled from sources that include the National Geographic, NASA, Biography.com, Encyclopedia Britannica, the Washington Post and many others. Access can be by individual teacher for the class or district administrator for the whole district.
Kahoot! has begun offering free access to the "premium" version of its game-based learning software.
C-SPAN Classroom has removed the log-in and password requirements for all of the lesson plans and "bell ringers" on its website. Teachers and students can now access any resource on the site. With this new option, teachers can share direct links to those resources via email, social media or within their learning or classroom management systems. The company is also providing Zoom sessions on an individual basis to teachers who want to learn how to use the website and its resources most effectively.
Carnegie Learning's LONG + LIVE + MATH -- a free blend of textbook and software resources to help with math classes. These include math lessons, skills practice and learning videos for students in grades 6-12. The company is also offering free access to its math coaching software, MATHia, until the end of the school year.
The College Board is providing free learning opportunities for students preparing for their Advanced Placement exams, which are being delivered remotely in early May. The free help includes mobile-friendly AP review lessons delivered by AP teachers from a YouTube channel in recorded and live sessions. The online versions of the exams will take 45 minutes and can be done from home--for the first time--on a smartphone, tablet or computer.