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Did you know that there are amazing online resources for Alaskans to use, for free?  You can find them at the SLED database site, at .  This website has been around for almost 20 years and has been generously funded by a variety of organizations: the federal government, the Institute of Museums and Library..

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School Library Story: When libraries thrive and when they crumble by Joyce Valenza on School Library Journal The potential of the school library… 24/7 Access Argument Bridging the Digital Divide Caring Information Professional Connection Creating / Communicating Creative Commons / Fair Use Digital Citizenship Digital Curation / Instruction Evaluation Skills Information Inquiry Instruction Makerspace Perspective Reading..

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Snow steam train, Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival by Rincewind42 Aren’t you excited that we are finally getting snow!  Here are a few short videos about snow for your enjoyment: Close-Up of Snowflakes Macro Snow Flakes Forming (silent images of snowflakes forming by Stephen Best) Close Up Photos Of Snowflakes (instrumental plus images..

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Did you know that the state of Alaska pays for an online  program that offers homework help?  The hours have recently been expanded.  Here’s what you need to know: Live Homework Help Noon – 2 AM Daily (closed major holidays) Need a PC or a Mac Requires Flash Turn off pop-up blockers It may take..

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Wonderful animated tribute to teachers by Peter and Paul Reynolds of Fablevision.  Be sure to thank our dedicated and hardworking teachers, today!

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You may search the Seward Elementary Library book collection online using  an OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) at school or at home: This link provides three versions: ~ Scout:  A simple version that displays the title and cover in the results, but many records do not include an image.    ~ Researcher:  The full..