Author: jyasinchuk

Marian Toews ‘The Flying Troutmans’ Wins Writers Trust Fiction Award

A road novel helped along by a lovably nutty cast, Toews's latest (after A Complicated Kindness) follows a ragtag crew as they crisscross America. Hattie, recently dumped in Paris by her moody, adjective-hating boyfriend, returns home to Canada after receiving an emergency phone call from her niece. Turns out, Hattie's sister, Min, is back in … Continue reading Marian Toews ‘The Flying Troutmans’ Wins Writers Trust Fiction Award

The Periodic Table of All Periodic Tables

For those teaching or taking a science course here is THE periodic table of the elements from SD71's elibrary. Completely interactive and easy to use! Includes animations and models, worksheets, quizzes, as well as definitions for all the elements and relevant terms. You have to bookmark this one!

PBS ‘Growing Up Online’

This one is not just for teachers and other educators, but for anyone who works with children in the 21st century learning environment. Check out, 'Growing Up Online', a PBS documentary that was aired last February. The site also includes resources for students, teachers, parents, and administrators.

NYPL Digital Gallery

Art lovers, this one's for you! The New York Public Library has re-released its digital gallery. With free and open access to over 640,000 images digitized from the the New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more one reason to love art!